What to do and see in and around California and Nevada in August, from award-winning journalist Howard Hian.
UTC (Westfield Shopping Center) in La Jolla recently spent $180 million in construction and remodeling. Among the new additions were an ArcLight Cinema multiplex and two appealing restaurants. It became our destination for a movie and a meal.
San Diego—The 2011 gastronomy season kicks off on January 16th and lasts through the 21st. It is the seventh annual San Diego Restaurant Week and is one of our favorite hometown events. This year, over 180 restaurants and their chefs will show off three course, fixed price menus in the $20, $30 and $40 categories. Originally launched to spotlight San Diego as a dining destination, it has grown into a twice a year occurrence for food lovers.