April 26, 2022
Tag: Mar Monte Hotel
Low Pigeon’s Last Day Is Friday
More food news: XO's world-class breakfast sandwich; opening forecast for Augie's restaurant and tequila bar; Santa Ynez Valley chefs and winemakers band together for a Ukraine benefit dinner; new chef at the Mar Monte Hotel's restaurants; Santa Barbara food startup raises $5.6 million; Hot Rich Lady in a jar. 1
November 25, 2021
October 11, 2021
First Impressions of Costa Kitchen & Bar
More food news: Reopening forecast for Jimboz Lounge; California to extend to-go cocktails and alcohol service at parklets; beer-and-wine application at Bree'osh's De La Vina outpost; a profile of Los Tarascos Bakery & Deli; abalone fishery could return to San Miguel Island; Alessia Patisserie & Cafe's parklet.
July 18, 2021
New Restaurant Aspires to Be Santa Barbara’s Coolest
More food news: Design tweaks to prominent food-and-beverage complex; Santa Barbara moves to clear restaurant obstacles from sidewalks; a bunch of new Noleta restaurants, including an "ice cream and cereal bar"; full menu now available at beachfront Jeannine's; location of the rumored Mesa ice cream shop; South Coast Deli celebrates 30 years; Ocean Fathoms catches heat from the California Coastal Commission; profile of the Mar Monte Hotel's Costa restaurant.
June 2, 2021
Jeannine’s Is Taking Over One of Santa Barbara’s Most Prominent Spaces
More food news: Alessia Patisserie & Cafe plans to open this month; Bar Le Côte preview pop-up in Santa Monica; East Beach hotel restaurant formally debuts next week; Sweet Wheel Farm & Flowers will be joining the Saturday farmers' market; another cool-looking restaurant and bar in the works for Ventura. 1
May 25, 2021
Costa Restaurant on East Beach Is Opening Soon
More food news: The Daisy resumes normal service this Thursday; Italian dessert restaurant rumored for State Street; profile of chef John Wayne Formica of Pico in Los Alamos; food truck El Pastorcito has opened a pop-up restaurant; the Rascals residency at Bibi Ji is ending; mixed signals from the Greenhouse on Milpas. 1
January 20, 2021
More Hotels Join the Day-Pass Trend
Plus: Hendry's Beach improvements completed; hotel conversion on State Street seeks submissions by local artists and craftspeople; Blue Sands Inn is getting an upgrade; fancy Riven Rock estate back on the market after a $4.25-million price cut; bike-share perks for early adopters.
October 19, 2020
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August 13, 2020
A Final Word on Harry and Meghan’s Montecito Estate
Plus: Degeneres burglary thought to be an inside job; new signage at the rebranded Hyatt Centric on E. Cabrillo; Lotusland's Japanese pavilion is open; a UCSB swimmer's 10-mile ocean swim for Covid-19 relief; the city's draft plan to cope with rising sea levels.