Palate Passport: Taste of Little Italy

The food sampling tour in downtown's Little Italy is on June 20


Local foodies can take a trip to Italy -- or least downtown’s Little Italy neighborhood -- Wednesday to sample some delicious worldly fare.

The Taste of Little Italy food sampling tour will be held in the vibrant downtown community on June 20 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Attendees will get the chance to stroll through Little Italy and visit various eateries providing special “taste-sized” offerings for the occasion.

Participating restaurants include 98 Bottles on Kettner Boulevard, Anthology on India Street and Buon Appetito & Sogno DiVino.

Also participating, among many others:
• Caffe Italia
• Craft & Commerce,
• Davanti Enoteca
• Filippi’s Pizza Grotto
• Indigo Grill
• Mimmo’s Italian Village
• Napizza
• Tazza d’Oro
• The Waterfront Bar & Grill
• Zia’s Bistro

Tickets, or dining “passports” to the Taste of Little Italy cost $40 per person. A limited number of tickets will be available the day of the event. Tickets can also be purchased by calling (619) 615-1092.

Attendees with tickets can check in at a kiosk located at the corner of India Street and Date Street in Little Italy beginning at 4:30 p.m.

There, guests will receive a special “Taste Passport” that can be checked off at every restaurant they visit that evening.

For details on all of the participating eateries and what they’re serving, visit the event website.

Buon appetito!

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