Food & Drink

Just Be at Benchmark Eatery

Brophy Bros.’ Bennett Family resuscitates downtown Santa Barbara’s State and A corner. Read story.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Meatless on the Mesa

Vegetarian restaurant Mesa Verde comes to Santa Barbara. Read story.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Empty Bowl Fills Asian-Fusion Noodle Cravings

Sidling up to Jerry Lee’s noodle bar inside the Santa Barbara Public Market. Read story.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Sisters of the Sauce

The Temkins ferment Cultured & Saucy, stars of this weekend’s Fermentation Festival. Read story.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Industrial Eats Consuming Buellton Foodies

New West Catering’s Jeff and Janet Olsson open Santa Barbara wine country’s hottest restaurant. Read story.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

C’est Cheese, Part Deux

The Santa Barbara Street cheese shop expands its café and catering. Read story.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Old Italy in New Santa Barbara

Sapna Marini Shah brings her Umbrian goods to sell at Foragers Pantry in the Public Market. Read story.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Shellfish-Sucking Showdown at Canary Hotel

Second annual “Shuck ’n’ Swallow” oyster battle on June 29. Read story.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Yum, Yum Black Sheep

Ruben Perez and Nate Curteman open a new Ortega Street eatery. Read story.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Stafford’s Famous Chocolates Blends Old and New

The Porterville-based company founded in 1987 now sells in Los Olivos. Read story.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Michael Larner Pairs Up with Budi Kazali

Ballard Inn chef to pair uncommon meats with Larner Vineyards wine. Read story.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Three Asian Veggie-Friendly Finds

Meatless dishes at Zen Yai (Thai food), Shang Hai (Chinese), and Sama Sama Kitchen (Indonesian). Read story.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Much More Than Olive Oil

Information, supplies, and tasty flavors from the Santa Ynez Valley-based Olive Oil Source. Read story.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Bacara's Food & Wine Extravaganza

Goleta resort hosts inaugural ode to Santa Barbara region's culinary awesomeness. Read story.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Salad at Its Savory Best

Chef/author/teacher Pascale Beale releases her latest book, Salade. Read story.

Thursday, May 29, 2014
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