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Goleta McDonald’s Manager Given National Award

Omar 'Ramo' Santos was one of 142 managers named out of 14,000 restaurants. Read story.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Extreme Makeover: McMuffin Edition

McDonald’s offers free Egg White Delight breakfast sandwich May 2-4. Read story.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

An Ode to Irish Coffee

Maybe it was the whiskey talking, but I found it to be the most glorious drink I’d ever imbibed. Read story.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Whiskey Rebellion Amateur Cocktail Contest

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, The Santa Barbara Independent hosts a bartending battle. Read story.

Monday, February 11, 2013

Carnival Cuisine

How to make feijoada. Read story.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Pancake Day

International House of Pancakes (IHOP) offers free short stack of buttermilk flapjacks February 5. Read story.

Monday, February 4, 2013

Pitch-Black Elegance

Martha Sadler dines in the dark to benefit the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Read story.

Monday, January 28, 2013

Gimme a Taste

This week brings the Winter Wine Classic and Dishcrawl to S.B. Read story.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Master of Mixology Mix-Up

Are you a bartender? Then enter our first ever professional bartending contest. Deadline soon! Read story.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Fomenting Fermentation

The Second Annual Fermentation Festival to be held at Shepherd Farms on July 15. Read story.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Enter Our Third Annual Grilling Showdown

The Santa Barbara Independent is now accepting entries to the 2012 Sizzling Summer BBQ Contest. Read story.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Savoring Sweet Street Treats

The 2012 Downtown Wine and Art Tour Read story.

Friday, May 4, 2012

Irish Edibles

Get into the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day with a bit of Irish cooking. Read story.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

The Chocolate Gallery Turns 30

Goleta Chocolatiers have kept it sweet since 1982. Read story.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

The French Press Heads to U.S. Barista Championship

S.B.'s favorite coffee shop brings the heat to regional brew-off. Read story.

Friday, March 9, 2012

Regina Carter

"Southern Comfort" marks a transition from the exploration of her ... Read More