Four Restaurants Are Reopening for Takeout

••• Important cookie news! Merci Montecito is coming back: “We are opening our doors May 1 with new hours: Thursday—Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. You can place your orders online at, call 805-220-0877 or place your to go order inside Merci Montecito.”

••• Also at the Montecito Country Mart: Rori’s Artisanal Creamery reopens today, April 30.

••• Meanwhile, in the Funk Zone, The Nook is back in business: “Starting Friday, May 1, we will be open for takeout (also available on Grubhub)! Our new hours are Friday-Sunday, 12 p.m.-7 p.m.! Please call (805) 880-3365 to place your pickup order, and request to have it brought out to your car if you don’t feel comfortable coming out!”

••• Santo Mezcal, on State Street in the Funk Zone, has reopened (11 a.m. to 8 p.m.). —Restaurant Guy

••• Chuck’s Waterfront Grill and Endless Summer each confirmed what you read here a couple of days ago—they closed for good. Now we’ll have to wait and see if Chomp takes over—and what it has planned for the spaces.