Where to Find Enchanting Italian Food in San Diego

Eater San Diego – 05/01/2024

From pasta to seafood and sumptuous desserts.

San Diego Restaurant News & Food Events

San Diego Magazine – 04/24/2024

8 Courses, 2 Chefs, 4-Hands, 1 Night

Best Bets: A quick guide to La Jolla entertainment and experiences

La Jolla Light – 04/23/2024

The La Jolla Light presents this continuing listing of local in-person events and online activities.

The Dish:Three new restaurants, a chef's podcast, Food & Wine's Dana Cowin comes to town and more

San Diego Union-Tribune – 04/19/2024

4-hands Michelin dinner at Ambrogio by Acquerello

Authentic yet adventurous: Ambrogio makes Michelin local

LaJolla.Ca – 04/16/2024

Continuing its presence as a culinary pioneer in La Jolla, Ambrogio by Acquerello’s next fusion will make a Michelin feast of local ingredients.

2 Renowned Michelin-Starred Chefs Announce Special Dinner

Times of San Diego – 04/05/2024


Two renowned Michelin-starred chefs will come together on April 30 for a special eight-course Italian dinner.

Ambrogio by Acquerello Four-Hands Dinner

Fabulous California – 03/30/2024

Ambrogio by Acquerello in La Jolla hosts a special one-night-only, four-hands dinner on Tuesday, April 30, with two renowned Michelin-starred Italian chefs.

New restaurants, pop-ups, honors and dining events in San Diego

The San Diego Union-Tribune – 03/22/2024

San Diego Dining and Drinking

Eggs and ears: Celebrate Easter in La Jolla with a special meal – 03/19/2024

We’ve collected nine La Jolla spots serving up a holiday meal no bunny should miss.

20 San Diego Restaurants With Tempting Tasting Menus

Eater San Diego – 03/20/2024

Trusting your meal to the expertise of talented chefs can lead to thrilling food adventures

Michelin meals in La Jolla: A tour of the top tastes - 03/06/2024

Here’s our roadmap to discovering Michelin Guide restaurants in La Jolla – start your engines for a tasty tour!

Our Favorite Places to Eat, Sleep, and Explore in San Diego

Food and Wine - 02/12/2024

From fish tacos to afternoons on the sand.

20 romantic dinners to enjoy on Valentine’s Day in San Diego

San Diego Union-Tribune - 02/06/2024

From Prix Fix Menu options to Valentine’s Day Specials…

Valentine’s Day: local heart-shaped pizza, wine dinner, chocolate-making class

Del Mar Times - 02/05/2024

Heart-shaped pizza from Ambrogio15 in Del Mar Highlands Town Center’s Sky Deck.

Ambrogio by Acquerello Restaurant in La Jolla

Fabulous California - 02/05/2024

Located in the heart of La Jolla Village, Ambrogio by Acquerello is a fine-dining restaurant that offers a unique eight-course tasting menu experience

The 16 Best Italian Restaurants in San Diego

Modern Luxury - 02/05/2024

Dine at San Diego’s top 16 Italian eateries, serving rich plates of pasta, pizza platters and divine cucina classica that’s always made with love.

Super Bowl LVIII: Restaurant Deals & Takeout Specials In SD 2024

Patch - 02/02/2024

Don’t drop the ball! Find winning offers near you for Game Day pizza, BBQ, wings, sliders & more.

That’s Amore!

Modern Luxury San Diego 02/01/2024

Spend Valentine’s Day Eating at San Diego’s Top 16 Italian Eateries

Must-Try Vegetarian Cuisine at Ambrogio by Acquerello

Edible San Diego - 01/19/2024

With the goal of transforming how San Diego thinks of Italian food, Ambrogio by Acquerello is a culinary collaboration between local restaurant group Ambrogio15 and Milan’s Michelin-starred Acquerello.

Valentine's Day Restaurant Dining & Takeout Deals 2024: San Diego

Patch - 01/29/2024

Show the love with Cupid-inspired, romantic dinners, heart-shaped pizzas, doughnuts, bagels & other V-Day specials in San Diego County.

Fabulous People: Giacomo Pizzigoni

Fabulous Californi - 01/23/2024

Giacomo Pizzigoni is the co-founder of Ambrogio15 Restaurant Group, which helped bring the world of Italian cuisine to San Diego.

20 Romantic Restaurants in San Diego for Date Night

Eater Dan Diego - 01/17/2024

Celebrate Valentine’s Day or share a meal with a special someone

San Diego's 12 Best Christmas Dinners and Brunches

Modern Luxury SAn Diego - 12/26/2023

Sleigh the season at these San Diego restaurants, where specialty menus are sure to add cheer to your Christmas Eve or Day plans.

New Year's Eve & Day Brunch & Dinner: SD Restaurant Specials 2023-24

Patch - 12/24/2023

Start counting down … It’s time to get booking your NYE & New Year’s Day dining & takeout at San Diego County eateries.

12 best knives and knife sets in 2023, tested by top chefs

Yahoo Life - 12/20/2023

Including the best steak knives, paring knives, bread knives and knife sets for prepping, dining and gifting.

Every Good Thing the SDM Staff Ate in 2023

San Diego Magazine - 12/12/2023

Our complete list of monthly food and beverage picks chosen by SDM staffers, top chefs, and notable locals

New Year’s Eve Dining in Southern California 2023

Fabulous California - 12/14/2023

Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Southern California? Reserve your spot at some of the area’s finest restaurants to welcome 2024 in the most delicious, decadent fashion.

Ambrogio15 Del Mar: Great Italian Fare in SD County

Daily News - 12/14/2023

Finally solved the Gordian Knot of where to get a great Italian dinner in Del Mar — Ambrogio15 Del Mar

Experts Reflect on Bar and Restaurant Trends in 2023, Make Predictions for 2024

Bar & Restaurant News 12/07/2023

What were some of the top bar and restaurant industry trends in 2023, and what can owners, operators, and industry professionals expect in 2024?

18 San Diego restaurant options for your Christmas Eve or Christmas Day plans

San Diego Union-Tribune - 12/06/2023

Here are 18 dining options for those who do not want to cook or who want to try something new this Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.

Must-Try Vegetarian Cuisine at Ambrogio by Acquerello

Edible San Diego - 12/04/2023

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9 Del Mar Restaurants We Really Love in December 2023 - 11/20/2023

Major foodie? We love that for you! So much, in fact, that we dedicated this entire article to sharing all the top restaurants in Del Mar that you must try when you’re in the area.

SD Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving: Dine-In & Takeout Specials 2023

Patch - 11/16/2023

Where to eat on Thanksgiving in San Diego County? Whether dining out Nov. 23 or thinking turkey to-go, eateries are making feasting easy.

The best pots and pans of 2023, according to professional chefs

Yahoo Live - 11/14/2023

Perfect your delicacies with expert cookware and bakeware picks from Le Creuset, Caraway, Made In, All-Clad, Lodge and more.

Where to Get Thanksgiving Dinner in San Diego 2023

San Diego Magazine - 11/03/2023

20 of San Diego’s restaurants offering turkey day menus, gourmet buffets, and take-out meals

The Gastronomic Gem

Lifestyles: Southern California - 11/01/2023

Worlds and flavors mix and match at La Jolla’s premier culinary destination.

The American Dream - Selling San Diego - Darin, Ken, Melissa, Katie, Melissa, Michelle

The American Dream TV - 10/09/2023

Interview with Giacomo Pizzigoni, co-owner of Ambrogio by Acquerello

The American Dream - Selling San Diego - Darin, Ken, Melissa, Katie, Melissa, Michelle

The American Dream TV - 10/09/2023

Interview with Giacomo Pizzigoni, co-owner of Ambrogio by Acquerello

The Dish: Four new San Diego County dining and drinking spots to check out this month

San Diego Union Tribune - 10/06/2023

Ambrogio15 Truffle Dinner: In honor of Italy’s Alba truffle season, Arnbrogio15 restaurant in Pacific Beach will host a four-course black truffle dinner for $99 (or $198 with optional Piedmont red wine pairings).

Where to Eat in the Coastal Town of La Jolla

Eater- 10/03/2023

From street tacos to fine dining, this seaside neighborhood offers something for everyone

Unexpected Ingredients That Will Upgrade Your Chocolate Cake

Mashed - 09/20/2023

Unexpected Ingredients That Will Upgrade Your Chocolate Cake

Healthiest Cooking Oils: 5 Types And How To Choose Which One To Use

ForbesHealth - 9/19/2023

What are the healthiest cooking oils, and how do I use them?

San Diego’s Italian Fine Dining Restaurant Ambrogio by Acquerello Offers 8-Course Vegan Tasting Menu

VegOut - 9/17/2023

As a part of our series about the lessons from influential ‘TasteMakers’, I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Michelin Starred Chef Silvio Salmoiraghi.

Chef Silvio Salmoiraghi of Acquerello and Ambrogio by Acquerello: 5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became a Chef Authority Magazine - 8/20/2023

As a part of our series about the lessons from influential ‘TasteMakers’, I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Michelin Starred Chef Silvio Salmoiraghi.

A Fashion Editor's Guide to Southern California—What to Eat, Shop and Pack

Who What Wear - 8/12/2023

This month, editors Rebecca Rhys-Evans and Emily Dawes—who have both spent a fair amount of annual leave in Southern California—share their tips for L.A., San Diego, the desert and beyond.

Del Mar Highlands’ Ambrogio15 hosts ‘Big Bad Reds Wine Dinner’

Del Mar Times - 8/08/2023

Carmel Valley’s Ambrogio15 will toast National Red Wine Day on Monday, Aug. 28 with a Big Bad Reds Wine Dinner.

Experts Discuss How to Create a Successful Wine Program or Wine List at a Bar or Restaurant

Bar & Restaurant News - 8/4/2023

Bar & Restaurant News spoke with numerous industry leaders to get their insights and advice on do’s and don’ts, selecting wine that complements a venue’s cuisine, and where to begin.

SDM's Guide to San Diego Food & Drink 2023

San Diego Magazine - 8/23/2023

We speak with the city’s top food and drink makers in this exclusive video series highlighting the talent coming to the Del Mar Wine + Food Festival

Best of San Diego 2023: Food & Drink

San Diego Magazine - 7/21/2023

Our city is a food-lovers dream; add these restaurants, bars, and bakeries to the top of your reservation wish list

Award-winning San Diego restaurant group brings Ambrogio15 to Biltmore

AZ Big Media - 6/26/2023

Ambrogio15, the award-winning restaurant group out of San Diego, is making the move to Phoenix with its 6th concept set to open at Biltmore Fashion Park (2502 E. Camelback Rd.) in December 2023.

Local Foodie News | June 2023

Phoenix Mag - 6/12/2023

Meet Me in Milan: Ambrogio15, a restaurant group based in San Diego, is bringing a piece of Milan, Italy to Biltmore Fashion Park this winter.

San Diego Pizza Restaurants You Have to Try

RestaurantClicks - 6/10/2023

Whether you’re escaping harsh winter or a muggy summer, San Diego is the perfect climate year-round and a top destination for everything outdoors.

Italian Restaurants in La Jolla in September 2023

LaJolla - 6/09/2023

Whether you’re looking for high-end or deliciously low-rent pizza spots, we have it all. Here is our list of the best Italian restaurants in La Jolla.

The Best La Jolla Fine Dining Restaurants in 2023

LaJolla - 6/09/2023

Experience innovative and high-quality cuisine, sophisticated atmosphere and excellent service at a variety of fine dining restaurants in La Jolla.

This Michelin-Chef Menu is Proof of Vegan Food’s Tremendous Evolution, 2023

VegNews - 6/8/2023

The culinary team behind Italy’s Michelin-starred Acquerello is bringing meatless fine dining to San Diego’s neighboring town of La Jolla.

The Best Restaurants in La Jolla for Views, Booze, and More, 2023

Thillist - 6/07/2023

Take in ocean views as you take down the best menus in La Jolla, ranging from fresh-caught seafood to cocktail bars and more.

The Complete Guide to Italian Restaurants in All of San Diego County in June 2023

La Jolla - 6/1/2023

Do the words pappardelle, fettuccine, ravioli or tortellini make you feel something? Does hand-rolled pasta dough melting in your mouth accompanied by a rich and savory sauce sound like your idea of a good time? Stick around to discover where the top chart Italian Restaurants in San Diego are.

San Diego’s Best Restaurants 2023: Readers’ Choice

Ranch & Coast - 6/1/2023

Presenting the winners of our annual Best Restaurants Readers’ Poll

San Diego's Best Restaurants of 2023

San Diego Magazine - 5/30/2023

The votes poured in like hard kombucha. Here’s the best of the best of San Diego, according to you (and us)

San Diego-based modern Italian eatery to make Arizona debut

Phoenix Business Journal - 5/24/2023

The restaurant, with a menu created by a team from a Michelin-starred restaurant in Italy, is preparing to open in space vacated by California Pizza Kitchen in Phoenix.

Top 31 Places to Eat in San Diego

RestaurantClicks - 4/24/2023

Top-notch restaurants in America’s Finest City that you don’t want to miss.

Review: San Diego's No. 1 pizzeria, Ambrogio15, just changed its dough. How does it taste?

The San Diego Union Tribune - 4/14/2023

Back in February 2020, The San Diego Union Tribune’s dining critic ranked Ambrogio15’s Milanesestyle pies the best pizzas in San Diego County

20 San Diego Restaurants With Tempting Tasting Menus

Eater - 4/5/2023

Trusting your meal to the expertise of talented chefs can lead to thrilling food adventures

17 of the Best Pizza Joints in San Diego

Thillist - 3/10/2023

From NY-style to Chicago deep dish and more, you’re sure to find a pizza to suit your mood in America’s Finest City.

Dog Friendly Restaurants in San Diego - 3/1/2023

Eating with your pet in San Diego becomes easier daily with dog-friendly restaurants opening up all around town. This Southern California hot spot is a paradise for pets.

Ambrogio by Acquerello Elevates Fine Dining Experience in San Diego with Michelin Star Chef Silvio Salmoiraghi's Seven-Course Tasting Menu.

News Channel Nebraska - 2/24/2023

I’ve been all over the world, and I can confidently say that Del Mar has plenty of amazing pizza places to choose from. After tasting more than 11 different pizzas in the city, I’m here to share my thoughts with you on what I consider to be the absolute best!

Best Pizza in Del Mar

Pizza Oven Radar - 2/20/2023

I’ve been all over the world, and I can confidently say that Del Mar has plenty of amazing pizza places to choose from. After tasting more than 11 different pizzas in the city, I’m here to share my thoughts with you on what I consider to be the absolute best!

Everywhere You Need to Eat in San Diego Right Now

Thrillist - 2/10/2023

Helmed by Chef Silvio Salmoiraghi of Michelin-starred restaurant Acquerello in Italy, Ambrogio by Acquerello embraces fine Milanese dining combined with French, Korean, Japanese, and California influences.

La Jolla’s Ambrogio by Acquerello reaches for more stars

Ranch&Coast - 2/1/2023

Michelin Star Chef Silvio Salmoiraghi and Chef-Partner Choi Cheolhyeok expertly blend the traditional flavors of Milan, Italy with the exoticism of Pacific Asian influences

SDM's 20 Best New Restaurants in San Diego, 2022

San Diego Magazine - 12/21/2022

A year of a food scene on the mend, food writer and longtime Food Network judge Troy Johnson highlights some of the city’s most notable openings

Ambrogio15 Enoteca debuts in La Jolla

San Diego Union Tribune - 12/16/2022

Ambrogio15 Enoteca, an Italian wine bar, bottle shop and gourmet market, opened last month in the former Ciao Ciao Piadina space in La Jolla.

Business Roundup: Some La Jolla restaurants to close while new ones emerge along with other establishments

La Jolla Light - 11/27/2022

Though its tasting room is in the final stages of design, Ambrogio15 Enoteca opened Nov. 15 at 510 Pearl St. to offer a place for wine and small plates, as well as an Italian market.

Michelin-Approved Team Revamps Italian Restaurant in La Jolla

Eater - 11/10/2022

Ambrogio by Acquerello replaces Semola with brand new tasting menus

FIRST LOOK: Ambrogio by Acquerello

San Diego Magazine - 11/4/2022

The team behind Ambrogio15 debut its newest concept in partnership with Milan’s Michelin-starred Ristorante Acquerello

Ambrogio By Acquerello To Bring Michelin-Star Level Italian Fare To San Diego's La Jolla

San Diego Ville - 11/1/2022

The team behind San Diego’s Ambrogio15 restaurants has repurposed its former Semola restaurant space in La Jolla to become Ambrogio by Acquerello, a tasting menu-exclusive fine-dining destination helmed by a Michelin-starred Italian chef that is set to open this week.

Ambrogio by Acquerello to Replace Semola in La Jolla

WhatNow San Diego - 10/3/2022

The team behind Ambrogio15 has partnered with a Michelin-starred restaurant from Milan to bring to San Diego and beyond. 

Restaurant group behind Ambrogio15 plans new Italian restaurant concept in La Jolla

Pacific San Diego - 09/29/2022

Milano Five, the San Diego restaurant group that launched its first Ambrogio15 pizzeria in Pacific Beach six years ago, is teaming up with a Michelin-starred Italian chef on a new restaurant concept in La Jolla that could go national.

Ambrogio team and Michelin-starred Italian chef planning new restaurant in La Jolla

San Diego Union Tribune - 9/28/2022

Ambrogio by Acquerello will take over the former Semola space and more locations are planned

Authentic Italian Pizza and Pasta - Ambrogio15

NewsBreak - 9/21/2022

Ambrogio 15 was voted Best Pizza in San Diego, California in 2020 by The San Diego Union-Tribune. 

Ambrogio15 Brings Award-Winning Milanese Pizza to Phoenix

WhatNow Phoenix - 8/10/2022

The San Diego-based pizza restaurant is expanding into the Valley.

San Diego’s top-rated pizzeria Ambrogio15 coming to Phoenix

Mouth by Southwest - 8/8/2022

Ambrogio15, which has been voted the best pizza in San Diego by several publications, is bringing its Milanese-style pies with paper-thin crusts to Biltmore Fashion Park in Phoenix.

This award-winning San Diego pizzaiolo team is bringing a taste of Milan to Biltmore

AZCentral - 8/5/2022

The team behind San Diego’s “best pizza of 2020” is bringing a fine dining Milanese concept to Phoenix. 

Award-Winning Restaurant to Debut Spin-Off Concept in La Jolla

WhatNow San Diego - 6/27/2022

Ambrogio15 Enoteca Natural Wine Shop and Specialty Grocer Replaces Ciao Ciao Piadina

Replacing Ciao Ciao Piadina, Ambrogio15 Enoteca To Open In San Diego's La Jolla

San Diego Ville - 6/27/2022

The team behind San Diego’s Ambrogio15 restaurants has closed its Ciao Ciao Piadina concept in La Jolla and will rebrand the space to become Ambrogio15 Enoteca, a wine room and grocery scheduled to debut this fall.

San Diego restaurants top-rated by Tripadvisor share secrets of success

Fox 5 San Diego - 2/20/2022

Based on reviews from Tripadvisor that consider service, price, ambiance and food, Stacker, a website that transforms data into stories, found that Ambrogio15 is ranked number one on the list.

Ambrogio15 Announces Partnership With Michelin Star Italian Restaurant

Eater - 12/18/2019

The local eatery is embarking on a major chef collaboration

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