Stop Shopping and Start Tapas

Museum Cafe offers perfect break for holiday chores on State Street. Read story.

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Christmas Gifts from the East

Where to get your Chinese food on Christmas Eve. Read story.

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Cheap Eats in a Bad Economy

How to chow down for less in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Throwing the (Cook)Book at Trader Joe's

New cookbook makes recipes out of the groovy grocery store. Read story.

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Biltmore Bets on Tydes in the Coral Casino

Generally, the closer a restaurant is to the ocean, the less good it is, as it seems owners feel the view can make up for culinary shortcomings. Read story.

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Noshing with Grenache

Grenache might just be the Rodney Dangerfield of varietals. Read story.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Feeding Cinema Cravings

As part of its wide-ranging, multifaceted series Food Matters, UC Santa Barbara's Interdisciplinary Humanities Center (IHC) is screening two films (curated by The Indy's own D.J. Palladino) during the next couple weeks, each examining if we are what and how we eat. Read story.

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Dim Sum Delights

China Pavilion's weekend brunch turns Santa Barbara into a big-league restaurant town. Read story.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Cookbook from an Ojai Retreat

Introducing The Blue Heron Ranch Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from a Zen Retreat Center Read story.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Ridgeback Shrimp Land at Farmers Market

Santa Barbarans welcome the return of the tasty crustacean. Read story.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Say No to Butterfly Ballots, Yes to Butterfly Beach

Election night specials at the Biltmore's Ty Lounge. Read story.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Sip Happens at Bedford Thompson Winery

f the Lutheran in Garrison Keillor always made you feel a bit contrary to the Prairie Home Companion, Bedford Thompson Winery has the event for you. Read story.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Break Bread for Backpacks

Santa Barbara's Inn at the Spanish Garden hosts culinary benefit for kids. Read story.

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Dinner and Movie on State Street

Pierre Lafond Bistro offers free movie passes at Santa Barbara theaters with dinner. Read story.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Jeannine's Opens in La Arcada Court

Santa Barbara's beloved bakery opens a downtown location. Read story.

Thursday, October 9, 2008
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