Pappalecco Café Celebrates 10th Anniversary

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Pappalecco Café’s Little Italy location is celebrating its 10th Anniversary on April, 27th!

Pappalecco in Little Italy was the first location to open in April of 2007, shortly after Italian immigrant brother-owner duo Francesco and Lorenzo Bucci came to America. The Bucci brother’s came to San Diego’s Little Italy from Pisa, Italy to make their “American Dream” a reality  and now Pappalecco has five locations across San Diego County including Little Italy, Hillcrest, Kensington, Cardiff and Del Mar. 

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Crawfish Cookout at PB Fish Shop

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The Pacific Beach Fish Shop is bringing Louisiana to California with its crawfish cookout. A traditional spicy Cajun boil with live Louisiana crawfish, corn on the cob, red potatoes and spicy Andouille sausage. Served by the pound select Tuesdays in March through June. All this for only $13.99 per pound!

Fresh fish, cold local beers, family and dog friendly atmosphere; The Pacific Beach Fish Shop is the perfect place to spend your Tuesday afternoons. The launch cook out will be happening Tuesday, March 28 at 3:00 p.m.

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Bartender’s Weekend at Duck Dive

Duck Dive will be hosting Bartender’s Weekend Tuesday, March 21st from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Join the fun crew for a ‘Weekend at Bernie’s’ themed beach party and crafty cocktails. Duck Dive will also be celebrating the release of the Famed Fernet Coin. According to Tales of the Cocktail, Fernet coins were modeled after U.S. Military challenge coins. The coin symbolizes experience and talent behind the bar. The esteemed group of bartenders who receive these sought-after coins are encouraged to carry them at all times, ergo – the popularity of the Fernet coin tattoo was born. In order to earn one, your knowledge is tested by tasting cocktails and answering questions about the spirits. If you pass, you are allotted a coin. More than the coin giveaway, Bartender’s Weekend at Duck Dive, will have $5 appetizer specials, a themed cocktail menu, bartender palate test, guest bartenders and more!

Et Voilà French Bistro

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Culinary excellence is the definitive standard of French cuisine. To experience this in San Diego is a rarity… Unless you’re in North Park! Ludo Misfud, owner of Et Voilà! French Bistro, is serving up authentic excellence in the vibrant neighborhood of University Heights.

Well versed in fine dining, Misfud redirected the design away from  the stuffy stereotype of upscale eateries. The space was designed to feel polished and elegant with a laid-back energy. Et Voilà’s sultry ambiance creates a romantic and relaxed atmosphere for couples, families and friends.

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Buona Forchetta Expands To Liberty Station

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Buona Forchetta, San Diego’s beloved neighborhood pizzeria, is expanding, having opened doors on Wednesday, March 15 to their highly-anticipated second location in the historical district of Liberty Station at 2865 Sims Road. Restaurant founder Matteo Cattaneo joins forces with Mario Cassineri, executive chef and partner of BiCE to launch Officine Buona Forchetta, a spin-off of the wildly popular South Park eatery. Melding Buona Forchetta’s award winning Neapolitan-style pies with Mario’s Northern Italian upscale entrees, Officine Buona Forchetta’s 2,600-square-foot space is an approachable, family-friendly restaurant, driven by quality dishes and an authentic Italian ethos.

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