Hipsters sabotaged the dining industry by seeding the foodie scene with cravings for kale and grass-fed meats.
DJ Stevens 9 a.m., Feb. 22
According to Smith Travel Research, occupancy in San Diego hotels inched up to 68.7% this year through May, compared with 68.2% the same period a year ago. San Francisco, Orange County and Los Angeles all registered better increases. Jerry Morrison of Morrison & Co. notes that San Diego occupancy year-to-date is still 3.1% below the pre-recession level of the same period of 2007. The other three coastal California markets performed better than San Diego in comparison with 2007.