Four Sources for Grocery Items
Handlebar Coffee Roasters, Barbareño, Metropulos Fine Foods, and Tri-County Produce (which often has locally made hand sanitizer). More food news: Dune Coffee Roasters will bring breakfast to you; The Good Lion is working on to-go cocktails; the Miramar resort has closed, including its restaurants.
New Produce Stand at the Montecito Country Mart
More food news: Santa Barbara Fish Market has reopened after a remodel; special supermarket hours for seniors; Barbareño's new "bodega" selling grocery items; 16-ounce cocktails to go at Harry's; Sides Hardware alums opening Solvang restaurant; Flor de Maiz donating all gift card revenue to staffers.
Five New Cases Confirmed in Santa Barbara County
Other news: California has more than 1,800 cases, but that's likely low due to limited testing; people calling 911 to report a lack of social distancing; Cottage Health has a drop-off zone for donations of medical supplies; cannabis shops allowed to remain open.
Mony’s Has Gone on Hiatus
More food news: An updated list of which restaurants are staying open; Handlebar decided not to close, and will add a grocery component starting tomorrow; freezing Buena Onda empanadas for later; packaged cocktails at Sama Sama Kitchen; Poe & Co.'s meal delivery service.
“Widespread Community Infection” in Santa Barbara, Says Public Health Officer
Other local news: Santa Barbara has just 907 hospital beds; Cottage Health curtailed almost all visits to the hospital; the Four Seasons Biltmore and Ojai Valley Inn have closed; Santa Barbara Airbus suspended service.