••• Merci Montecito‘s last day is today. “Stock up on our wine selection, delicious treats for the weekend and gift cards. And if you’re unable to stop by tomorrow, we’ve added a gift card to our order link on the Merci Montecito website.”
••• Blackbird at the Hotel Californian has closed.
••• Onus Donuts has also thrown in the towel for now.
••• Hook and Press is still open: “We’ve made our online store live, making it easier and safer than ever for you to purchase all of our products through our website [….] Just click the link in our bio to fill out your order form and requested pickup time. We’re more than happy to bring your order out to our front or back entrance when you arrive for a contact-less experience.”
••• The Independent profiles local delivery company Restaurant Connection, which is offering 10 percent off for all delivery/pickup orders with the code: TENTOME. And the article includes a list of restaurants offering additional discounts via Restaurant Connection.
••• “To-go cocktails are now legal in California, at least temporarily. So decreed the state’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, or ABC, on Friday, just one of many rules being relaxed to enable the restaurant and alcohol industries to better weather the COVID-19 storm.” —Independent
••• From Satellite: “Every night we are able we will provide unique, vegetarian, Farmer Market meals, direct to your door for $25 each. Stay tuned on Instagram for updates to our daily offering and pickup/delivery schedules as well as an updated order page. Let us bring you food, wine, and a night off—@drewcuddy is loose in delivery Spaceship 1 bringing Natural Wine, Farmers Market Meals, Smiles, and elbow bumps to your doorstep… All the while sporting stylish nitrile gloves.”