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SAVOR SAN DIEGO: Season 3: Little Italy

Executive Chef Fabrizio Cavallini prepares a fresh pizza at Bencotto Italian Kitchen in Little Italy.
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Executive Chef Fabrizio Cavallini prepares a fresh pizza at Bencotto Italian Kitchen in Little Italy.

Airs Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 at 8:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Join noted local cook, author and restaurant owner Su-Mei Yu as she explores and cooks her way around San Diego while sharing captivating tales of our culinary bounty on the Emmy-nominated series, SAVOR SAN DIEGO.

Bencotto Kitchen's shrimp pasta
Courtesy of SAVOR SAN DIEGO
Bencotto Kitchen's shrimp pasta

"Little Italy" - We'll highlight this neighborhood's rich history, evolution and many treasures. Su-Mei will visit Mona Lisa, one of the early neighborhood restaurants that's still around today, and discuss the family's long-time history in the areas as well as learn how to make their famous Italian sausage with the owners.

She'll finish at Bencotto and Monello to highlight the new wave of restaurants in the community. We'll weave in commentary about the neighborhood from community leaders as well as showcase the many sights and destinations of Little Italy.

SAVOR SAN DIEGO is on Facebook, and you can follow @saffronsd on Twitter. Episodes of SAVOR SAN DIEGO are available for online viewing after the broadcast. Visit SAVOR SAN DIEGO online for recipes from each episode.

SAVOR SAN DIEGO: Season 3 Preview

WATCH SOME EPISODES FROM SEASON TWO BELOW: