“With beaches, baseball, and a recharged downtown, the sunny city makes an ideal August getaway.”
– By Matthew Jaffe
Seeing San Diego
We have focused on three great summer destinations in San Diego: Pacific Beach and Mission Beach, which lie north and west of Mission Bay, respectively; downtown’s Gaslamp District and East Villiage neighborhoods, 10 minutes from the airport; and Balboa Park, on the northeast edge of downtown…
Where to eat
Stingaree Amid all the flash, here the food holds its own, especially such entrées as slow-braised Kobe beef. The rooftop bar has a pre-ballgame menu. $$$$; dinner Tue-Sun. 454 Sixth; 619/544-9500.