Scratch Cooking Shines at Civico 1845 San Diego

July 27, 2015

Copyright photographer, Karen Morrison

If you wander down India Street in San Diego’s Little Italy section, you’re likely to notice a bustling neighborhood addition: Civico 1845 restaurant. This quaint, rustic-chic eatery is a breath of fresh air relative to the plethora of Italian dining options surrounding it. What truly sets this eatery apart is its vehemently authentic and hand-crafted approach to Southern Italian cuisine. “Like Mama used to make, with modern flair,” is the guiding philosophy restaurant owners (and brothers) Dario and Pietro Gallo literally bring to the table. Civico 1845 (pronounced CHEE-vee-ko) serves up quintessential regional classics…