September 9, 2021
Funk Zone Favorite the Nook Has a New Owner
But nothing is changing for now. More food news: Woody's BBQ is closing after 37 years; the food menu at the Cajé café near the Arlington Theatre; Whole Foods to test cashier-less shopping; Sea Stephanie Fish's delightfully salty T-shirt; a peek inside Rory's Place, long in the works in Ojai. 3
June 1, 2021
Crushcakes’s Wine Bar Spinoff Has Opened
More food news: Cajé's second State Street café soft-opened over the weekend; Santa Barbara moves toward further regulating alcohol sales; In-N-Out's fry boat pool float; El Pastorcito's Noleta restaurant has closed; more on the plans for regenerative farming at Jalama Canyon Ranch. 1
April 2, 2021
January 26, 2021
Outdoor Dining Is Once Again Allowed at Restaurants
More food news: Next steps for the Beachside Bar-Cafe space; Cajé's State Street café has reopened; Merci's standout banana pudding; the recipe for Bettina's meatballs; glimmers of life at the old Wildwood Kitchen; SLO wine shop for sale.
November 16, 2020
A Beer Garden Is Opening in the Funk Zone
More food news: A new Cajé café has opened inside the former Petros restaurant; an update on efforts to replace the cow atop Bossie's Kitchen; T.W. Hollister's vermouth club; Bettina T-shirts; the Restaurant at Meadowood is taking up residence in Ojai.
January 21, 2020
October 21, 2019