Two Years of Eat This, Shoot That!

Photographer/entrepreneur Tara Jones mixes delicacies and photos for Santa Barbara Funk Zone tour. Read story.

The Fifth Annual Foodie Awards

The Santa Barbara Independent’s celebration of culinary culture.

Good Grubbing on the Savor Santa Barbara Food Tour

Erin O’Rourke’s one-year-old company serves both eclectic eats and solid education.

Underwood Family Farms

Growing fresh produce and educational opportunities since 1867

Veggie Finds @ Chase Bar & Grill

Indulging in eggplant parmigiana at the State Street mainstay.

Proof: The Science of Booze

Review of Proof: The Science of Booze.

Figueroa Mountain Lets Loose with Liquamentum

The ever-expanding brewery unveils the latest beers from its experimental barrel-aging project.

‏Kimberly Smith Tackles Tumor, Pursues Pinot

LaMontagne Winery founder overcomes health problems to produce hands-on wine.

Farm-to-Bar: The Bright Side

Rum and passionfruit combine for a hurricane-ready cocktail.

Remembering the Sideways Days

Santa Barbara vintners and restaurateurs reflect on the making and effect of award-winning wine country film.

Standing Sun Makes Wine-Music Party

Vintner John Wright blends bottles with bands in Buellton.


Engaging in the ritual of the hunt at State Street’s dimly lit dancing bar.

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