Food & Drink Features

Achieving Authenticity at The Bear and Star  

The Fess Parker family launches a groundbreaking ranch-to-restaurant concept in their Los Olivos hotel. Read story.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Fun Funding the Foodbank

Come to the 4th Annual Fork & Cork at the Fess Parker. Read story.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

2017 Santa Barbara Food and Wine Weekend Recap

Julia Child was honored at the gourmet Bacara gathering. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Barbareño Hires New Head Chef Justin Snyder

The best gets better with Snyder’s culinary skills. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Chef’s Corner: Jen Jasinski

The James Beard Award–winning SBCC grad returns to S.B. for Cooking Up Dreams. Read story.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Somerset Restaurant Brings Swank to Anapamu Street

Superhero staff combines seasonal cuisine, creative cocktails, and glitzy vibe. Read story.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Buellton Hosts Wine and Chili (and Craft Beer) Festival

4th annual event features over 20 chili and salsa cooks. Read story.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Alton Brown Gets Cooking at Arlington Theatre

The Food Network star combines food, chemistry, and music in 'Eat Your Science.' Read story.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

The Club at UCSB Suits the Times

The on-campus restaurant facility formerly known as the Faculty Club modernizes its menu. Read story.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Tamale Survival Kit

Order Richard Lambert’s tamales in advance of the holidays. Read story.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Sojourner Café: 1978-2015

A grateful remembrance of Canon Perdido’s beloved health food joint and community club house. Read story.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Great Grills of Fire

The Santa Barbara Independent’s 6th Annual Sizzling Summer BBQ Contest. Read story.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Flexing Muscles Over Mussels

Bernard Friedman, California’s only open-ocean fish farmer, struggles to grow his Santa Barbara shellfish operation. Read story.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Vegans on Film

Marc Pierschel's documentary Live and Let Live captures the Earth Day spirit; screens April 22. Read story.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Recipe: Irish Soda Bread

It’s a tasty, easy-to-make comfort food that is still popular today. Read story.

Thursday, March 13, 2014
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