Media

October 2015
Zagat
San Diego’s 9 Sexiest Restaurants (Bottega Americano)
full story

September 2015
San Diego Reader
Monte Carlo: Glamping
full story

September 2015
Zagat
Where to Eat Brunch: Museum Cafe
full story

July 2015
Eater.com
Dine with a view at these 11 local eateries (Caroline’s)
full story

June 2015
San Diego Magazine
BEST NEW RESTAURANT 2015 (Bottega Americano)

June 2015
AZcentral.com
San Diego’s top waterfront restaurants, bars (Caroline’s)
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May 2015
UTSanDiego.com
San Diego Hotspots for Outdoor Dining
full story

May 2015
NBC 7 San Diego
Where to Grub With Your Graduate
“…a celebration at Caroline’s is sure to be one for the books.”
full story

May 2015
Travel + Leisure Mexico
“The classic flavors of Italy, mixed with the fresh ingredients found in California have found a new home: it’s called Bottega Americano.”

May 2015
Fine Magazine
“All of the flavors came together perfectly.”
full story

May 7, 2015
NBC 7 San Diego
Mother’s Day Brunch in San Diego
– features Bottega Americano and Museum Cafe
full story

May 7, 2015
San Diego Food Finds
Indulge Mom on Her Special Day
– features Bottega Americano, Caroline’s and Museum Cafe
full story

May 1, 2015
Exquisite Weddings
6 Mini Appetizer Ideas for your Wedding Day
full story

May 2015
Sunset
“The always packed Bottega Americano specializes in traditional Italian fare, such as velvety soft gnocchi, which you can enjoy at one of the marble-topped tables lit by copper pendant lamps.”

April 2015
Westways
“Bottega Americano in San Diego exudes Italian svelte with its decor as well as its contemporary dishes, such as saffron tagliolini, wild mushroom pizza, and dark-chocolate budino.”

April 2015
San Diego Union-Tribune
“An all-Italian restaurant and marketplace, Bottega excels at everything from pasta to desserts, while making you feel as if you’re eating at an exciting, big-city hub.”
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April 13, 2015
theknot.com
An Elegant, Classic Seaside Wedding at Scripps Seaside Forum in La Jolla, California
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February 27, 2015
DiscoverSD.com
Where to brunch this weekend
– features Caroline’s Seaside Cafe
full story

January, 2015
San Diego Magazine
“Enjoying a cocktail is generally a good reason for life. Doing it at one of the better new restuarants in San Diego, Bottega Americano, is an even better reason.”
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December 4, 2014
Union Tribune San Diego
San Diego’s Hidden Restaurant Gems
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August 19, 2014
Zagat
The 14 Most Anticipated Fall Restaurant Openings Around the U.S.
full story

August 18, 2014
Zagat
9 New San Diego Restaurants to Try This Fall
full story

August 18, 2014
Eater
The 53 Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings Fall 2014
full story

August 15, 2014
My Socal’d Life
Brunch at Caroline’s Seaside Cafe
full story

August 1, 2014
San Diego Magazine
INCOMING: Bottega Americano
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July 31, 2014
Discover SD
5 Buzziest Restaurant Openings of Summer
full story

July 24, 2014
San Diego Eater
Beer, Music & Art; Spanish Dinner & Drinks; New Delivery – Downtown
full story

July 16, 2014
La Jolla, Del Mar/Carmel Valley, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Poway & Rancho Bernardo Patch
Sonata Bistro Launches Delivery and Corporate Catering Program to Serve Businesses in Downtown San Diego
full story

July 15, 2014
Nation’s Restaurant News
Restaurant-Marketplace Bottega Americano to Debut
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July 7, 2014
San Diego Downtown News
Downtown Eateries Cater to the Locals
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June 27, 2014
The Daily Meal
Restaurant Openings Report: Week of June 23, 2014
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June 24, 2014
Union Tribune San Diego
The Dish – A View of Bottega
full story

June 24, 2014
Zagat
Ingredient Selfies: 7 Chefs Show Off Their Kitchen Favorites
full story

June 18, 2014
San Diego Food Finds
Sonata Bistro Opens in Symphony Towers
full story

June 9, 2014
Zagat
Best Outdoor Dining in 9 San Diego Neighborhoods
full story

June 5, 2014
Zagat
5 New Places to Eat This Weekend in San Diego
full story

June 3, 2014
San Diego Home/Garden
Mexican Shrimp & Grilled Papaya
full story

June 2014
San Diego Social Diary
Giuseppe Triumphs with 2 New Restaurants at Symphony Towers
full story

May 25, 2014
Union Tribune San Diego
The Dish: Serving Up Brunch and More
full story

May 22, 2014
Zagat
San Diego’s 10 Most-Anticipated Summer Openings
full story

May 21, 2014
San Diego Business Journal
Two New Eateries Planned at Downtown’s Symphony Towers
full story

May 19, 2014
San Diego Ville
Celebrated Chef Giuseppe Ciuffa Set To Open Sonata Bistro and High Note Café at Symphony Towers on June 9
full story

May 9, 2014
San Diego Magazine
Three Dots and a Hunger
full story

May 9, 2014
San Diego Union Tribune
How Petco Park Changed the Downtown Dining Scene – 5 Game Changers
full story

May 6, 2014
San Diego Eater
Chef/Caterer Planning Two New Downtown Eateries
full story

April 25, 2014
San Diego Business Journal
Law Students Will Have More on Their Plate with New Eatery
full story

April 16, 2014
San Diego Union Tribune
East Village ‘foodery’ on Menu
full story

April 10, 2014
San Diego Reader
East Village: Hot hot hot!
full story

March 13, 2014
San Diego Magazine
SD Food News, March 14
full story

March 3, 2014
San Diego Magazine
SD’s Best Neighborhoods – East Village
full story

February 14, 2014
Zagat
New Hash: The Food Truck and Cookies Edition
full story

February 7, 2014
Eater
Modern Italian Eatery Breaks Ground in East Village
full story

October 28, 2013
San Diego Food Finds
Sculpture Court Cafe is my Go-To Place for Regional Italian Food
full story

September 30, 2013
Real Radio Show
Radio host Lori Miller speaks with Giuseppe and the ladies from PURE Cupcakes (2013 Cupcake War Winners) about San Diego cuisine and food trends.
full story

September 29, 2013
L.A. Times
The Find: Caroline’s Seaside Cafe, a Locals’ Favorite
full story

September 24, 2013
Fox 5 News
Promotional appearance to promote the 5th Annual PEERS Gala

September 7, 2013
Exquisite Weddings Magazine
An Amazing Wedding we Catered at the Scripps Seaside Forum
full story

May 22, 2013
Phoenix Magazine
Museum Cafe Write-Up
full story

September 20, 2012
NBC San Diego
Take a Look at my Stay Cool Salad
full story

September 4, 2012
Fox 5 San Diego
Art of Food
full story

August 10, 2012
KUSI Live Morning Show at Caroline’s
full story

October 26, 2011
Worthy waterfront restaurants
Where a good meal comes with a side of sea
full story

October 2011
Create Your Ultimate Athlete’s Kitchen
full story

December 8, 2010
The San Diego Union-Tribune goes Behind the Scenes with Us
full story

November 29, 2010
10 Questions from La Jolla Light
full story

November 15, 2010
Cooking at the Celebrity Chef’s Tour
full story (Link no longer exists)

November 11, 2010
Look for me in December’s Triathlete Magazine
full story (Link no longer exists)

November 8, 2010
Getting into the Giving Spirit
full story

October 1, 2009
944 Picks: SDMA Sculpture Court Cafe By Giuseppe
full story

September 29, 2009
juli b- San Diego Dining
full story

September 29, 2009
GLT- Roman emperor in the museum kitchen
full story

August 27, 2009
GLT – Cafe in the park
full story

July 27, 2009
San Diego Dining – The Sculpture Court Cafe
Balboa Park gets a new Italian restaurant
full story

April 16, 2009
Seasonal gourmet food with a splash of Italian by La Jolla chef Giuseppe Ciuffa at the Museum of Contemporary Art
full story

August 5, 2008
Fox 6 – Museum of Contemporary Art (Part 2)
watch now (Link no longer exists)

July 13, 2008
Fox 6 – Dining Alfresco
watch now (Link no longer exists)

October 2, 2007
Girl Scouts celebrate 90th anniversary
full story (Link no longer exists)

June 2007
The Best of San Diego
full story (Link no longer exists)

March 11, 2007
Each step a shore thing for 2 surfers
full story

February 25, 2007
Hollywood-style affair included groomsdog, casino and cigars
full story

July 15, 2006
ARTS – A Reason To Survive
full story (Link no longer exists)

July 13, 2006
DINING GUIDE – Italian Master
full story

July 10th, 2006
KUSI Special Cooking Show
full story

July 2006
Ranch & Coast – Giuseppe Ciuffa
full story

June 22, 2006
La Jolla Light – Museum Café’s entrees are more than picture perfect
full story

May 10, 2006
SignOnSandiego.com – Natural Selections
full story

April 16, 2006
La Jolla ‘s down-to-earth side
full story

February 27, 2003
Cafe au gratification – Museum Cafe is low-key, high-return joy
full story

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