February 20, 2020
New owner Acme Hospitality—the company behind the Lark, Loquita, et al—has upgraded the experience without ruining what makes the restaurant special.
December 2, 2019
The Daisy is more proof that Santa Barbara's dining scene is most exciting at the fast-casual level.
November 20, 2019
The menu is far more interesting than anything this side of Merci Montecito and Bettina, and the setting—at a communal table inside or out on the terraces—couldn't be lovelier.
November 14, 2019
When you go to a cocktail bar, you're not just buying a drink—you're buying an experience. Pearl Social delivers on looks, music, and mixology. But one key aspect is iffy....
November 4, 2019
If dinner at Malibu Farm can leave you wondering what the point of the place is, other than a Plan B for people who can't get into Caruso's, lunch there makes delightful sense.
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I’m really sad to hear this. It’s an architectural loss above all. We cannot have new neon signs due to misguided local rules, and I… — BW
The grey for Paradise is awful. Hope they change their minds. Grey is a drab and trendy color that doesn’t fit the building or the… — BW
Has anyone thought to make it into a park like setting? People could have a place to eat and rest. You really can’t get all… — Donna Richey
Re Sycamore Canyon: There are really nice pictures in MLS from when it was a rental. not one has a fishbowl wide angle too. — Mark MacGillvray
I respect your decision not to be the first to publish the owner of a particular home until it becomes public knowledge. You'll maintain your… — AH
The NP building could make some great loft apartments. And its parking lot? A great park. Just sayin'. — BW
Whatever happens with Paradise, let's hope it keeps its old school charm, the fantastic mural, and that gorgeous neon sign. Paradise is iconic in SB! — BW