February 22, 2021
El Encanto’s Restaurant Has a New Chef
More food news: Hibachi Steak House & Sushi Bar is likely closing soon; Revolver's impressive muffuletta; closing date for one of the Starbucks outposts on State Street; profile of Dean coffee shop by the airport; Sun & Swell Foods's pandemic pivot; another great dive-bar diorama. 1
December 10, 2020
The Miramar’s Food Truck Is Back in Action
More food news: High-end takeout from Caruso's and the Stonehouse; Revolver now offers limited delivery; Sama Sama Kitchen is selling Asian pantry items; breakfast barbecue this Saturday at Bell's; Lemon & Coriander has closed; candied cocoa nibs at Twenty-Four Blackbirds.
August 25, 2020
Casa Blanca Appears to Have Closed
More food news: Two new taquerias; praise for Noemi's Roman-style pizza; Caruso's has gone entirely prix fixe; a standout tartine at The Lark; Drunken Crab clarification; Revolver profile ands review; Paseo Nuevo closures; proposed fee on bottle purchases at county tasting rooms.
August 14, 2020
August 5, 2020
More on the Bristol Farms Store Opening Soon at La Cumbre
More food news: The proprietor of the restaurant coming to the Fosters Freeze space; Revolver selling pizzas to go; new Montecito chocolate shop; Dutch Garden to reopen under new ownership; Everytable debut remains unclear; new tasting room in Carp; Solvang tiki bar serving "winetails."
July 30, 2020
Opening Date Set for Westside Pizza Shop Revolver
More food news: Special Italian dinner at Satellite; Red Pepper Chinese restaurant in Goleta has reopened; Dutch Garden looks like it might be coming back from the dead; Tino's Italian Grocery is back; in praise of Better Burrito; a profile of SB Paella Catering.
July 28, 2020
Little Dom’s Seafood Is Open and Taking Reservations
More food news: Revolver pizzeria appears to be in friends-and-family mode; Le Café Stella's next-level socially distant dining; Bob's Well Bread is opening in Ballard; Tino's is taking a Covid break; Pickle Room exhibit honoring Jimmy’s Oriental Gardens; Goleta Coffee Bean has closed; Duo Catering pop-up; the food at Night Lizard.
July 16, 2020
The New Westside Pizza Joint Is Going to Be Way Cooler Than Expected
More food news: Sambo's has a new name; donut cakes from Hook & Press; Better Burrito expands to dinner; San Ysidro Ranch is reopening for breakfast, lunch, and Sunday brunch; Your Choice is making Thai ice cream under the name Creaminal.