July 18, 2021
Tag: Mar Monte Hotel
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.
July 17, 2020
New Branding for Beachfront Santa Barbara Hotel
Other recent news: CVS and Target will require masks; comet photos; another boutique opening at the Rosewood Miramar Beach; commercial fishing industry pushing for more harbor space; Southern California Edison using helicopters and drones for reconnaissance. 1