Food Tidbits

Winemakers like food too; Travel Channel sightings

Carina Cellars’ yearly winemaker dinner is just around the
corner. Literally. On February 24, Chef Patrick Rand of Patrick’s
Side Street Café will present a menu expertly paired with several
Carina wines. The event begins with a reception at the Carina
tasting room, just up the street from Patrick’s. Fri., Feb. 24:
reception, 5 p.m., Carina Cellars, 2900 Grand Ave., Los Olivos,
688-2459; dinner, 6 p.m., Patrick’s Side Street Café, 2375 Alamo
Pintado Rd., Los Olivos, 686-4004; visit for more

Two recent episodes of the Travel Channel’s Taste of America
highlighted some of our favorite culinary traditions. The Makela
family’s Santa Barbara Olive Co. orchard (one of the oldest in the
country, as it turns out) and Solvang’s famed ableskivers had their
moment in the spotlight as host Mark DeCarlo couldn’t seem to get
enough of us. Santa Barbara Olive Co., 562-1456,; Taste
of America airs Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. on The Travel Channel,


Please note this login is to submit events or press releases. Use this page here to login for your Independent subscription

Not a member? Sign up here.