San Francisco's Union Square, already a world-renowned shopping mecca, is celebrating the grand opening of the newly expanded Westfield San Francisco Centre. Check out the latest trends and hippest fashions dominating mainstream America at the largest urban shopping center west of the Mississippi.
What could be more pleasant than spending a day or two exploring San Francisco's diverse cultural attractions? Getting in free!
Though still relatively new to the US, Moon Festival celebrations have been held throughout Asia for well over 1,000 years, and San Francisco's Autumn Moon Festival has been Chinatown's best-attended annual event for several years running. A significant holiday on the Chinese (lunar) calendar, the Moon Festival is a time to reflect upon the bounty of the summer harvest, the fullness of the moon, and the myth of the immortal moon goddess, Chang O, who lives in the moon.
This summer, writer Cindy Price embarked on a whirlwind trip up the California coast from Los Angeles to San Francisco, hitting 28 taquerias in five days, on a quest for the ultimate taco.