August 8, 2020
The Cow Atop Bossie’s Kitchen Is Damaged Beyond Repair
More food news: Photos of the Lark when it was still a work in progress; Metropulos Fine Foods wants to fill the C'est Cheese void; Ocean Fathoms ages wine in the Pacific; the name of the restaurant opening in the Fosters Freeze space; a Malibu branch of Lucky's; reusable produce bags.
August 5, 2020
More on the Bristol Farms Store Opening Soon at La Cumbre
More food news: The proprietor of the restaurant coming to the Fosters Freeze space; Revolver selling pizzas to go; new Montecito chocolate shop; Dutch Garden to reopen under new ownership; Everytable debut remains unclear; new tasting room in Carp; Solvang tiki bar serving "winetails."
August 3, 2020
Fosters Freeze Will Be Turned Into a Much More Ambitious Restaurant
More food news: The Well in Summerland might end up with a café; a peek inside Little Dom's Seafood; Aperitivo opening update; checking in on Peasants Feast in Solvang; Villa Wine Bar now has sushi night; a tantalizing ice cream flavor for summer; the Harbor & Seafood Festival has been canceled. 2
July 30, 2020
Opening Date Set for Westside Pizza Shop Revolver
More food news: Special Italian dinner at Satellite; Red Pepper Chinese restaurant in Goleta has reopened; Dutch Garden looks like it might be coming back from the dead; Tino's Italian Grocery is back; in praise of Better Burrito; a profile of SB Paella Catering.
July 28, 2020
Little Dom’s Seafood Is Open and Taking Reservations
More food news: Revolver pizzeria appears to be in friends-and-family mode; Le Café Stella's next-level socially distant dining; Bob's Well Bread is opening in Ballard; Tino's is taking a Covid break; Pickle Room exhibit honoring Jimmy’s Oriental Gardens; Goleta Coffee Bean has closed; Duo Catering pop-up; the food at Night Lizard.
July 24, 2020
The Bell’s Folks Are Working on a Second Restaurant
More food news: Mesa Burger's Coast Village Road outpost has opened; a second Sweet Wheel Farms farmstand; $2 afternoon cold brews at Low Pigeon; your best cheese bet now that C'est Cheese is gone; Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf on De La Vina has closed; will Magic Castle Cabaret reappear?
July 21, 2020
July 20, 2020
Little Dom’s Seafood in Carpinteria Has Soft-Opened
More food news: Online ordering and delivery at Bibi Ji; another block of State Street to be narrowed for restaurants' use; Onus Donuts's appropriately old-school T-shirts; expanded dining space at San Ysidro Ranch; new Carp café/shop; Lompoc winery for sale.
July 18, 2020
July 16, 2020
The New Westside Pizza Joint Is Going to Be Way Cooler Than Expected
More food news: Sambo's has a new name; donut cakes from Hook & Press; Better Burrito expands to dinner; San Ysidro Ranch is reopening for breakfast, lunch, and Sunday brunch; Your Choice is making Thai ice cream under the name Creaminal.