Food & Drink Features

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

Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. Opens in the Funk Zone

Santa Barbara’s Urban Wine Trail welcomes a hopping new spot this week. Read story.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

El Encanto Welcomes Accomplished Chef

El Encanto Chef Patrice Martineau puts the world on your plate. Read story.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Showcasing Historic Sanford & Benedict Vineyard

Winemaking all-stars gather to toast pioneering property of the Sta. Rita Hills. Read story.

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Cultivating Condor's Hope Wine

Steve Gliessman grows zinfandel, shiraz, and Pedro Ximenez grapes in the Cuyama Valley. Read story.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Happy Trails

S.B.'s Downtown Art & Wine Tour returns. Read story.

Thursday, May 16, 2013
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