••• Rincon Beach Bar, operated by Events by Rincon, opens at the Rincon Beach Club this Friday. The Santa Barbara Culinary Experience tipped me off to the restaurant: “Located at their beautiful Padaro Beach location they will be offering cocktails, local beer and wine, small plates, sharable items and dessert! Open all weekend (Friday-Sunday) and then will continue to be open each week, Thursday-Sunday starting at 4 p.m. Contactless reservations and contactless ordering straight from your phone (no app needed).” The menu is here, and you can reserve here. The carrot walnut soufflé looks like something I need to spend some time with….
••• The Ojai Valley Inn has reopened.
••• Roman-style pizzeria Noemi, in San Roque, soft-opens this Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
••• When Bouchon reopens for dine-in service on Saturday, it’ll be incorporating Scarlett Begonia’s old private-dining space, now called the Garden Room.