The Lark Is Launching Weekend Brunch

••• “Any word on progress at SeaLegs?” asks Peter, regarding the restaurant taking the former Beachside Bar-Cafe space at Goleta Beach Park (above). “I was surfing at Campus Point last weekend so drove by and saw no construction.” According to a rep from County Parks, “The restaurant will open but they don’t intend on using the name and brand of SeaLegs [which partner Joe Diggs subsequently confirmed]. The interior has been under construction for some time but there are some substantial repairs now needed.”

••• The Lark launches weekend brunch service on March 26, and reservations are available now. I’ll post the menu when it’s released. In the meantime, chef Jason Paluska shared a teaser photo: Cajun-spiced shrimp and grits with pickled celery, Fresno chile, and charred Meyer lemon. UPDATE: Menu added below.

••• Mony’s will be selling breakfast tacos at the Dart Coffee Garden this Sunday, from 8 a.m. to sell out.

••• The Good Lion Hospitality folks are partnering with Corazón Cocina’s Ramon Velazquez on a venture in Ventura. —805Foodie

••• Nathan Peitso of L.A.’s Farmhouse restaurant has bought Sear Steakhouse in Solvang from Jimmy and Karen Loizides, who are moving on to Vega Vineyard and Farm (formerly Mosby Winery) in Buellton. No word yet on Peitso’s intentions.

••• The Baker’s Table is moving within Santa Ynez, into the former Santa Cota Market space at 3570 Sagunto Street (next to the post office).

••• Sunstone winery’s plan for a rooftop tasting room in the Funk Zone passed the city’s Architectural Board of Review. It’s shooting to open in summer of 2023. —Noozhawk


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Sear has been operating as Sear, and will continue operating as Sear- the only changes will be some added snazzy salads and appetizers, other than that- it will stay the same beautiful, expensive steakhouse. Can’t wait to visit Vega Vineyards!