Whether strolling though the popular Farmersí Market or catching the cabaret at the Columbia City Theatre, the streets of this historic neighborhood are vibrant and buzzing with activity. Stop by for an authentic Italian espresso in the morning or linger over a glass of wine and a basil-laced Margherita. We invite you to experience the spirit of community at our pizzeria and embrace your inner Neapolitan. The heart of Naples and soul of the Rainier Valley... brought together with family and friends.
General Manager of Tutta Bella Columbia City
(Vancouver, BC) - June 1889 is a significant month in the history of Italian cuisine. That’s when a humble Neapolitan tavern owner named Raffaele Esposito, won the praise of Margherita of Savoy, Queen of Italy, by serving her a local peasant specialty – a flatbread, which he designed in the colours of the Italian flag in honor of her visit to Naples. To create the red, green and white of the Italian flag, he topped the flatbread with simple, local ingredients - tomato sauce,...read more