August 8, 2022
Tag: Coast Range
Brass Bear Is Opening an Uptown Branch
More food news: A new Japanese restaurant in San Roque; more on Fresco Cafe's imminent move downtown; the Coast Range folks are opening an establishment in the Succulent space; Italian market and deli opening in Solvang; Third Window's smash burger is as good as people say. 2
February 20, 2022
Low Pigeon’s Second Café Has Closed After Three Months
More food news: Brasil Arts Café closes next week; Sushi Bar Montecito has been renamed; a deal is in the works to sell Chomp on the Rocks; Bar Le Côte happy hour; the Bell's folks are going to Portugal, too; first look at Coast Range's new brunch menu. 1
September 20, 2021
First Impressions of Bar Le Côte
More food news: The menu at Coast Range's dining room, which is really opening this week; a funky new Westside taqueria; Dune appears to be opening a second Goleta café; farm-to-table pizzeria coming to Ojai; Itsuki Japanese Restaurant in Goleta has closed.
September 2, 2021
The Hotel Californian’s New Owner Has a Plan for the Blackbird Space
Plus: Bar Le Côte opens tonight (but without beer and wine for now); a new project from the pastry chef of Corazón Cocina and the Project; VeganGreenGo has closed; the dining room at Solvang's Coast Range finally debuts. 3
June 14, 2021
27 New Restaurants and Bars on the Horizon
The restaurant industry in greater Santa Barbara is roaring back: we can look forward to a downtown patisserie, beachfront dining, a rooftop tasting room, farm-to-table fast-casual, two high-end hotels, a restaurant incubator, a seafood tavern, and much more. 4
March 25, 2021
Mercury Lounge Will Close at the End of the Month
More food news: Magic Castle Cabaret is closing; Ojai gelateria hopes to open next week; opening date for Solvang's Vaquero Bar; another home baker to keep in mind; a profile/review of Little Dom's Seafood; Industrial Eats's new sister restaurant in Lompoc; Clos Pepe Vineyards is for sale; Pico's one-bedroom vacation rental.
March 16, 2021
February 12, 2021
More on the Beer Garden Opening in the Funk Zone
More food news: One of Starbucks's State Street locations is going to close; Finch & Fork now serving on the roof; Wingstop chain open at La Cumbre Plaza; Solvang's Coast Range restaurant will have vacation rentals upstairs; an intriguing new food hall in Camarillo.
January 27, 2021
January 7, 2021
Still No Word from Chick-fil-A
More food news: Hook & Press introduced its first-ever savory donut; dimmed hopes for Tyger Tyger's reopening; suggestions sought for a good rehearsal dinner venue; new all-day restaurant in Solvang; Pico is getting into the burger game; Full of Life Flatbread's heartstrings.