Food & Drink Features

Foot-Stomping Fury in Solvang

Melville Winery’s dedication to the practice; plus, wine & beer buzz around town. Read story.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Farmers’-Market Fresh at The Middle Child

New downtown hangout spot aims for seasonal comfort with no compromise. Read story.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Torch Passing, Blind Tasting, and Santa Barbara Surprise in ‘Somm 3’

A Q&A with documentarian Jason Wise, whose third wine film comes to Solvang October 13. Read story.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

P!nk’s Personal Peace

Alecia Moore finds solace in her Santa Ynez Valley vineyard. Read story.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Figueroa Mountain Davy Brown Equals Gold

The flagship beer prevails over 76 brown ales at the Great American Beer Festival. Read story.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Night Lizard Brews Up Environmental Awareness

Family brewery hopes to save the planet, one pint at a time. Read story.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Talking Wine-Laced Beers with Garage Project’s Jos Ruffell

New Zealand brewery one of many coming to Firestone Walker’s Terroir Project festival. Read story.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Chiles en Nogada @ Santo Mezcal & Los Agaves

This dish celebrates Mexican Independence Day while pomegranates are fresh. Read story.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Chef’s Corner: Damien Giliberti

Meet the new executive chef @ Outpost at The Goodland. Read story.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Capturing Nojoqui Magic at Folded Hills Winery

Andy Busch is building his legacy project on historic ranch off Highway 101. Read story.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Chefs Shuck & Swallow with Speed

The Canary Hotel is bringing back the oyster-eating battle on September 16. Read story.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Jim Mishler Wants You to Roost

Longtime Paradise Café manager opens restaurant in former Downey’s space on State Street. Read story.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Corazón Cocina Gets Its Just Desserts

Chef Eileen Randall cooks up delights for S.B. Public Market’s Mexican restaurant. Read story.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Ca’ Dario Expands Its Italian Grip

Dario Furlati opens new establishments in the Santa Barbara Public Market and Goleta. Read story.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

The Rebirth of Rideau Vineyard

New ownership and enthused winemaking are lifting this longtime Santa Ynez Valley estate, which hosts a Viognier Festival on September 1. Read story.

Thursday, August 30, 2018
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