June 22, 2022
Tag: Santa Barbara Public Market
The 32 Restaurants Expected to Open in Coming Months
On the menu this year: street tacos, ice cream, beachfront and harborside dining, Middle Eastern food, yakitori, a “retro-swanky” steakhouse, Neapolitan pizza, mochi doughnuts, omakase sushi, Jewish-Italian delicatessen, and much more. 7
June 16, 2022
Mesa Ice Cream Shop to Open in the Next Few Weeks
More food news: Mediterranean street food restaurant opens soon; the new brunch menu at Rory's Place in Ojai; Intermezzo's expansion will be a private dining/tasting room, not a bar; Shalhoob's bar at the Public Market confirmed; Cajé's excellent T-shirts; Tuesday Thai pop-up at Bar Le Côte.
June 13, 2022
The Whole Foods Store Is Getting Rearranged
More food news: Shalhoob's put up signage at its forthcoming Hollister Avenue location; the Black Sheep cut its price; Centennial Beer Hall sells kegs; the Other Room in Los Olivos is creaking open; profile of Matty's Hot Chicken; the Ballard Inn's restaurant reopened with a new menu; Whiskey 'N Rye barbecue in Solvang is said to be debuting this month. 4
April 10, 2022
Hook & Press’s New Space Is Finally Ready
More food news: The Dutch Garden might quietly open soon; Matty's Hot Chicken is back at the Public Market; Kunin Wines's new tasting room has opened; Sevtap Winery's tasting room has closed; the Magic Castle Cabaret owners are trying to restart the venue; a profile of Lefty's Coffee Collective in Los Olivos; "trash ass pizza" in Los Alamos. 1
March 27, 2022
The Little Kitchen Is Closing After Six Years
More food news: Local on Coast Village Road is getting close to opening; Taste of Santa Barbara tickets are now on sale; Shalhoob is said to be opening a bar in the Public Market; the mother-daughter team behind Beans BBQ; what the Ballard Inn's new owners have in store for the hotel and restaurant; Bar Le Côte chefs moonlight on a taco pop-up; new Mexican restaurant opening on the Westside; there's hope for the Paradise Store & Grill.
March 21, 2022
Another Wine Bar Is Coming to the Funk Zone
More food news: The extremely short menu at Shalhoob's Public Market outpost; Finch & Fork has closed for renovation; the awful design of Chick-fil-A's proposed Goleta restaurant; peeking inside the Cliff Room and the old 805 Hazy & Deli spaces. 1
March 11, 2022
A New Chick-fil-A Is in the Works
More food news: Shalhoob Meat Company is opening at the Public Market—and reportedly another restaurant in town; Montecito Deli might get reinvented with an "Italian, Jewish twist"; what new owners have in store for two Stearns Wharf restaurants; Hibachi Steak House & Sushi Bar by Something's Fishy has opened.
February 10, 2022
January 8, 2022
A New Chapter for the Santa Barbara Public Market
Other recent news: Ortega Park renovation is in limbo; did a YouTube personality intentionally crash a plane near New Cuyama?; Santa Barbara Unified School District makes Covid testing mandatory and pauses all extracurricular activities; company found financially liable for 2016 Sherpa Fire; old trolley tracks uncovered; two new ventures for Acme Hospitality; Gaviota's Dos Pueblos Ranch sells for $25.5 million.
November 15, 2021
A New Vegan Market Is Opening in Montecito
More food news: Handlebar broke through to the space next door; Italian dessert shop Zio & Sweet has opened; Corazón Cocina is opening a spinoff in the Public Market; Good Cup café on State Street has closed; meal-delivery company Simple Feast is now serving the area; panettone season at Aperitivo; Ruff House Barbecue to be at new Ventura concert venue; what's up with the former 805 Hazy & Deli? 5