Sambo’s Is Finally Changing Its Name

••• From Noozhawk: “The Sambo’s name atop one of Santa Barbara’s most well-known waterfront restaurants will come down on Friday. Restaurateur Chad Stevens plans to drop the name and temporarily replace the six letters with ‘☮&LOVE’ [as in the rendering] until the Stevens family decides on a permanent name. The move comes after Black Lives Matter members called for the change and planned a protest and rally on Sunday.” If you don’t understand why the name is troubling, read this.

••• Secret Bao is running a pop-up at Handlebar Coffee Roasters on De La Vina this weekend, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Here’s the menu:

••• From a press release from the city of Goleta that ran on Edhat: “At last night’s June 2, City Council meeting, Goleta City Councilmembers voted to suspend zoning and development permit requirements for open-air spaces and parking lots on private property and adopt an emergency expanded restaurant dining and other uses program. The Goleta City Council approved a resolution to help restaurants and other specified uses expand their outdoor dining and use areas to serve more customers.”

••• The Independent profiles Taqueria Santa Barbara, which recently opened on State Street (between Victoria and Anapamu).


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