Food & Drink Features

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

Food and Philanthropy Come Together for Two Great Events

Taste of the Nation and Reaching for the Stars feature food and wine for a cause. Read story.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Celebrate Craft Beer Week

A guide to sud-sipping in Santa Barbara May 13-15. Read story.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Natural Café Celebrates 20th Anniversary at State Street Location

Restaurant’s anniversary celebration features free food and live music. Read story.

Saturday, May 11, 2013
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