Category Archives: Shopping

A Market in the Making

If you walk into the new San Diego Public Market, which just opened September 12 in Barrio Logan, you might feel a twinge of disappointment. I did, when Steve and I visited just as the place was opening this morning. … Continue reading

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The Farmers in the Heights

What a tumultuous time poor Normal Heights has had getting its own farmer’s market.  Folks there and in adjoining Talmadge have been talking about launching one for more than 4 years, and they identified a promising site on 40th Street just south … Continue reading

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Last Friday I had a chance to visit the Eurofood Depot, which I learned about a few weeks ago from Caron Golden’s blog. I’m a sucker for this sort of find: the gem tucked away in a most unlikely location, in this case … Continue reading

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Old Town Anew

Strolling around Fiesta de Reyes the other night, I found it easy to believe that it’s poised for rebirth. Back in the early 1970s, San Diego businesswoman Diane Powers created the Bazaar del Mundo here (in the northeast corner of Old Town State … Continue reading

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