LITTLE ITALY FOOD TOURS: select your tour!

Slice of Little Italy
Private Tour — Book your pizza party today! Tours are scheduled M-F during the day or the evening. DUE TO THE PANDEMIC: ALL TOURS ARE PRIVATE GROUP TOURS BY REQUEST ONLY » Savor a true slice of Little Italy with the locals. Pizza is one of Italy’s most popular exports. On this fun and kid-friendly tour, we’ll visit with some of San Diego’s best pizza gems. You’ll learn the difference between Neapolitan, Sicilian and New York pies--by eating! Along the way, our entertaining guide will regale you with stories about Little Italy and the evolution of Italian food. What are the origins of pizza? How did pizza change once in America? You’ll discover the answers and more – all while treating your taste buds to cheesy goodness. The Slice of Little Italy typically includes: tastings at neighborhood pizzerias 1 gourmet, wood-fired pizza 1 glass of wine or a non-alcoholic beverage Italian dessert guided explanation of Little Italy’s culture & history...

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Cook with Italian Chef & Market Tour
Saturdays @ 11am-2pm DUE TO THE PANDEMIC: ALL TOURS ARE PRIVATE GROUP TOURS BY REQUEST ONLY » Become a master chef all while discovering Little Italy’s charming mercato – a bustling, open-air farmers market. In the company of our guide, you’ll meet the local characters from the neighborhood at the market. Immerse yourself in Little Italy’s authentic flavors and aromas. By the end of your market stroll, you’ll know where to find the best sun-kissed tomatoes in town.  Your chef-guide is Italian-born Californian.  His inside connections with local vendors will give you access the freshest food in town.  First, we’ll select together authentic Italian ingredients at the mercato. Along the way, you’ll hear about the history of Little Italy and Italian cuisine.  You’ll then partake in a cooking lesson and meal in our Italian chef’s home! With your Italian chef, you’ll prep 3 dishes from scratch.  The menu will vary based on what’s seasonal.  You’ll learn to prep 1 appetizer...

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Old School Little Italy Food Tour
Private Tours Can Be Arranged Any Day Of The Week  •  All Ages Welcome The Old School Little Italy Food Tour is a tour that unveils the hidden cuisine of the Italians--the way they really eat at home. This is the food of nonna--the way she cooked and baked for her family back in the day in Little Italy. If you're just looking for nouvelle cuisine--this tour may not be for you. DUE TO THE PANDEMIC: ALL TOURS ARE PRIVATE GROUP TOURS BY REQUEST ONLY » HIGHLIGHTS: Visit 4 Little Italy restaurants and taste many wonderful old style selections that are popular with Italians at home Glass of Italian wine and an Italian aperitivo cocktail are included. Meet local Italians along the way and hear compelling stories about the Little Italy neighborhood during a thrilling culinary/cultural experience that you will never forget. What makes this food so special? Can’t I get this food in Italian restaurants everywhere? Well--quite frankly a lot of things you...

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