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Valentine’s Day in Santa Barbara

Valentine’s Day in Santa Barbara February 7, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do | Read More
Let’s face it, there’s an inevitable air of anticipation in the weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day—whether you find the occasion romantic or choose to walk around mumbling, “Hallmark holiday,” February 14th comes with both hype and heartfelt expectations. But, faster...

Super Bowl Sunday… SUNday… SUNDAY!

Super Bowl Sunday… SUNday… SUNDAY! February 6, 2011 | Events, Food | Read More
It’s a few hours away…the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers are shining their helmets for Super Bowl XLV, which will air today at 3:30 pm (Pacific Standard time). Where are you going to watch the game? While I prefer to kick back on my couch in my cozies with salty chips and a...

Did Someone Say Cupcake?

Did Someone Say Cupcake? January 23, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Let it be known that Santa Barbara is a town for sweet lovers—there’s fresh-churned ice cream, French pastries, daily cookie specials, and other sugary treats around every corner. As if we didn’t have enough temptations, a cupcakery boom recently swept through town—a decidedly welcome...

Burgers or Bust

Burgers or Bust December 9, 2010 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
According to author Michael Pollen’s book Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual, “It’s not food if it arrived through the window of your car.” This may be true, but when it comes to Santa Barbara’s beloved Burger Bus, Mr. Pollen might just make an exception. Parked in a different...

A Winter Pub Crawl

A Winter Pub Crawl December 3, 2010 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Photo by Anders Adermark The weather outside may be frightful in some cities, but in Santa Barbara it’s a comfortable 60 degrees. For locals, this means a couple of things: scarves, boots, and beanies are a must (we’ll use any excuse), and secondly, it’s time to drink beer. There’s...
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