Behind the Bars
An occasional series profiling the bars, bartenders, and bar-goers of Santa Barbara.
Engaging in the ritual of the hunt at State Street’s dimly lit dancing bar. Read story.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Getting pickled in home of former Jimmy's Oriental Gardens on Canon Perdido Street. Read story.
Friday, March 7, 2014
Tasting together in the Funk Zone. Read story.
Friday, January 31, 2014
A swanky hideaway for artists and intellectuals with imperial tastes. Read story.
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Let the games begin Read story.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
I fell clumsily into a stool and ordered a Guinness. I needed a drink. Read story.
Friday, November 8, 2013
Regulation and rebellion in the Funk Zone. Read story.
Friday, October 18, 2013
Santa Barbara’s Twist on “Comfort” Read story.
Friday, October 4, 2013
A warm little dive with nothing to prove. Read story.
Friday, September 20, 2013
The place to watch football matches with fellow die-hards and listen to classic punk – live or juke – in an intimate setting Read story.
Friday, September 13, 2013
A night at the Sandbar inspires personal reflection. Read story.
Friday, September 6, 2013
What it means to be a bar. Read story.
Friday, August 30, 2013
Gay Night at the Kitty Read story.
Friday, August 23, 2013
Home of the Funk Zone Renaissance Read story.
Friday, August 16, 2013
The Liquor Cabinet in the Family Room Read story.