••• 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.”
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