Art

  • The Marine Room hosts High Tide Dinner Series in La Jolla

    The Marine Room hosts High Tide Dinner Series in La Jolla

    BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: It's that time of year again. The Marine Room Restaurant (part of La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club but open to the public) invites diners to its traditional High Tide Dinner Series, which runs April 16 and continues through the summer. It's the best time of year to see Mother Nature...

  • Homemade Italian? Look no further than Cesarina in Point Loma

    Homemade Italian? Look no further than Cesarina in Point Loma

    IN GOOD TASTE: Cesarina Restaurant, an Italian trattoria just two-months-old on Voltaire Street, is pulling out all the stops when it comes to authentic Italian food, like your nonna might have made for you growing up, if you grew up in Italy. It's owned by three Italian expats — two are cousins...

  • Kitchen Shrink: Let's get cagey; The truth about eggs

    Kitchen Shrink: Let's get cagey; The truth about eggs

    KITCHEN SHRINK: My grandma would often tell me how much she enjoyed farm-fresh eggs delivered weekly to her home by the friendly egg-man, who happened to be completely bald, humorously reflecting his trade. He gingerly handed her a confetti of eggs piled in a wicker basket — some speckled, some...

  • Pretty as a Picture: Secret Garden Tour of La Jolla promises stunning scenes on May 18

    Pretty as a Picture: Secret Garden Tour of La Jolla promises stunning scenes on May 18

    Tickets are now on sale for this year’s Secret Garden Tour of La Jolla, scheduled for Saturday, May 18. The self-guided tour is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the platinum tour (which includes brunch, a bus and docents) is 9 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.

  • La Jolla watercolor artist wins regional contest

    La Jolla watercolor artist wins regional contest

    Mettler’s “Seated No. 6” was selected Best of Show at the upcoming WFWS annual exhibition, held once every 10 years in San Diego. This year, it will be held and displayed in the month of May at the San Diego Watercolor Society, 2825 Dewey Road in Liberty Station.

  • Another addition to Waverly Gate Wall is complete in La Jolla

    Another addition to Waverly Gate Wall is complete in La Jolla

    The installation of a new section on the Waverly Gate Community Wall (at the Waverly Street entrance ramp to the grassy park behind Bird Rock Elementary) was finished and dedicated in early March. Many Bird Rock merchants and residents participated by purchasing a commemorative tile in 2018 and...

  • Chef Dominic switches tables — to Barbarella Restaurant in La Jolla Shores

    Chef Dominic switches tables — to Barbarella Restaurant in La Jolla Shores

    Dominic Tedesesco isn’t letting the closure of his La Jolla restaurant, Dominic’s Table, spoil his soup. For the past two weeks, he’s been working as the head chef at Barbarella Restaurant, 2171 Avenida De La Playa, and he says he feels appreciated in the position and delighted to be making a difference....

  • REINSTALLING HER PASSION: La Jollan Maggie Shen has a change of art

    REINSTALLING HER PASSION: La Jollan Maggie Shen has a change of art

    It was a frog that first convinced La Jolla resident Maggie Shen to become a fine artist. Shen, 39, had enjoyed making art since her parents exposed her to it as a child in suburban Taipei, Taiwan. But she had planned on becoming a veterinarian — a choice that her school district required all students...

  • Ceramics capture the imagination of local artist Skoby Joe

    Ceramics capture the imagination of local artist Skoby Joe

    People in Your Neighborhood: The "People in Your Neighborhood" series shines a spotlight on locals we all wish we knew more about! If you know someone you'd like us to profile, e-mail editor@lajollalight.com or call us at (858) 875-5950. For Joseph Skoby, his art career started when he was 14 —...

  • Kitchen Shrink: How to be Irish for a Day

    Kitchen Shrink: How to be Irish for a Day

    KITCHEN SHRINK: Growing up I remember our family would celebrate St. Paddy's Day with a giant shamrock-shaped cake to pay tribute to Ireland's patron saint, as well as my baby brother, a laddie who was born on March 17. Along with our Celtic complexion, hazel eyes, and auburn hair, I always felt...

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