Via Lago Trattoria

16 09, 2013

San Diego Restaurant Week

By | 2013-09-16T20:16:24+00:00 September 16th, 2013|Events, Restaurants|0 Comments

It's that time of year again when you and your loved ones get to experience food heaven during San Diego Restaurant Week!  Held twice a year, this celebration of amazing and creative cuisine highlights more than 180 of our city's finest restaurants, including some of our very own from the Busalacchi family! From September 15-20, we are bringing you prix-fixe lunch menus ranging from $10 to $20, as well as three-course prix-fixe dinners from $20-$40.  From East Lake, to Hillcrest, to Little Italy, we have participating locations for foodies across the county.  Whether you decide to dine at Via Lago, A Modo Mio or Po Pazzo,  you will be sure to experience mouthwatering dishes that will change your life! So, rip up that grocery list and treat yourself to a week of fun and good eats while celebrating America's finest city!  There are no tickets necessary, which means there is [...]

22 04, 2013

Mushroom Soufflé Recipe

By | 2013-04-29T04:35:23+00:00 April 22nd, 2013|Recipes, Restaurants|0 Comments

While checking in on a table at Via Lago Trattoria, we often get the comment, “This is the most amazing dish!" When it comes out our mushroom soufflé, guests regularly comment on how much they love this appetizer. Even guests that generally don't care for mushrooms,  love this delicious appetizer. Since Mother’s Day is fast approaching, we thought this might be a great spring dish to serve at a brunch or as a wonderful first course for a special dinner with mom. Check out the recipe below and let us know what you think! Mushroom Soufflé Recipe Ingredients: 4 cups assorted chopped mushrooms such as (Oyster, Button, & Shitaki) 1 leek chopped 1/3 c. panko crumbs 1/8 c. finely chopped Italian parsley Extra virgin oil Cooking Instructions: Sauté chopped mushrooms and leeks in extra virgin oil Add panko bread crumbs, salt, pepper, parmesan cheese and parsley Oil, 5 to 6 inch in [...]

20 03, 2013

Happy Easter and Happy Spring!

By | 2013-04-08T16:48:17+00:00 March 20th, 2013|Events, Restaurants|0 Comments

It's official! The days are getting longer, daffodils are blooming and Via Lago Trattoria is planning our ever-popular Easter brunch…it must be spring! On Sunday March 31, the restaurant will be full of families eager to celebrate the holiday at our annual brunch. We love to see the parade of families: the grandparents, aunts, uncles, parents and kids at overflowing tables in their Sunday best. To celebrate Easter, we feature a carving station with peppered filet and brown sugar glazed ham, an omelet and waffle station (think: waffles piled high with whipped cream and strawberries…the kids love that this counts as breakfast!). Next is the salad station complete with four choices, as you can’t eat your chocolate treats without a little green first: cucumber salad, a mixed green, a Caesar and cannellini bean salad. A pasta station includes three of our most popular pastas and parmesan mushroom risotto. Be sure not to [...]