Food & Drink

Raising Santa Barbara Chicken Ranch

How Matt Benko built a mini-chain of simple yet good fast-casual restaurants. Read story.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

A Mighty First & Oak Grows in Solvang

The Rosenson family brings a Michelin experience to town. Read story.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Our 7th Annual Sizzling Summer BBQ Contest

Culinary chaos ensues during showcase at The Brewhouse; Neighbor Tim wins people’s choice. Read story.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Welcome to Breakfast

A new caffeine and culture emporium opens on Chapala Street. Read story.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Farhana Sahibzada Teaches Indian Cooking

The cookbook author brings South Asian spice to SBCC’s Center for Lifelong Learning this summer. Read story.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

China King Rules

Jerry and Jennifer Hong’s Goleta restaurant focuses on quality and authenticity. Read story.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Chef’s Corner: Ann Addis & Roberto Soria

Metropulos Owner Ann Addis showcases food from around the globe. Read story.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

The Waterline Drops into the Funk Zone

The Nook restaurant and Lama Dog Bottle Shop are first to open in food, drink, and arts complex. Read story.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Sizzling Summer BBQ Contest Awardees

Showcase of four winners and release of Well Read Ale on June 23 at The Brewhouse. Read story.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Chef’s Corner: Nick Bajal

The new lead chef at Outpost inspires a globally driven menu and street food fusion. Read story.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Confessions of a Late-Blooming Cook

This is what happens when the cooking bug bites after decades of barely even doing the basics. Read story.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Charcuterie Wishes and Capicola Dreams

Here’s where to find dried, cured, or salted meats in Santa Barbara right now. Read story.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Downtown Gets Second Sheep

The Perez Family of Black Sheep opens Oveja Blanca Read story.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Chef’s Corner: Renato Moiso

Via Maestra 42 pays homage to the owner’s northern Italian roots. Read story.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Live Like (Visiting) Royalty

Brunch at the Biltmore, lunch at El Encanto, and dinner at San Ysidro Ranch. Read story.

Thursday, May 19, 2016
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