Food & Drink

New Wine Bar Goes Old World

Five & ¼ freshens up the formula. Read story.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Yoichi’s Introduces Kaiseki to Santa Barbara

Clean, pure, elegant, and ambitious Japanese cuisine is now served on East Victoria Street. Read story.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Sama Sama Prevails at Ramenfest 2015

Report from the Goodland Hotel’s inaugural noodle soup battle. Read story.

Monday, November 16, 2015

M. Special Lagers Up the Good Land

The Malloy family and award-winning home-brewer Joshua Ellis are the brains behind the new Goleta brewery. Read story.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Goleta Goes Noodles with Ramenfest

Goodland Hotel hosts competitive Japanese soup party. Read story.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Dumplings: A Theoretical Approach

Here’s how Peter Suy Chen brought dim sum to Santa Barbara. Read story.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Nectar: More Juicy, Less Bar

The Shermans revamp Blue Agave on East Cota Street into a food-first destination. Read story.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

S.B. Culinary Arts Releases Second Fundraising Cookbook

Get new recipes, eat well, and raise SBCC scholarship money at the Bacara on October 24. Read story.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Seeker Reveals In-Store Deals

Santa Barbara resident Ryan Judy develops web app to spread fresh discounts. Read story.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Barkback, the Love Child of Yelp and Groupon

Mobile app trades honest, private feedback for promotional offers. Read story.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Eating History in the Courthouse Mural Room

Casa del Herrero, California Missions Foundation, and Chef Michael Blackwell host a four-nation dinner on October 23. Read story.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Pushing the Horticultural Envelope

Blueberries, pinot noir, mulberries, and more thrive at Sandra Newman’s Forbidden Fruit Farms near Lompoc. Read story.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

The Cook’s Cook Award: Chef Justin West

In the kitchen with the Foodie Award winner behind Julienne and Wildwood. Read story.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Foodie Awards 2015

The Santa Barbara Independent’s sixth annual ode to our region’s edible culture. Read story.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Avocado Truffles @ Carpinteria Avocado Festival

Search for these chocolaty morsels by Chocolats du CaliBressan at this weekend’s fest. Read story.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
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