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George Yatchisin

Stories by George

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Sip This: Daniel Cohn 2015 Bellacosa Cabernet Sauvignon

Sip This: Daniel Cohn 2015 Bellacosa Cabernet Sauvignon

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Hawai‘i Meets Isla Vista at HiWi

New Tropical Fusion Spot Brings Older Island Vibe

New tropical fusion spot brings older island vibe.

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Grgich Hills Estate 40th Anniversary Chardonnay Napa Valley 2014

Grgich Hills Estate 40th Anniversary Chardonnay Napa Valley 2014

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Bacara Blast

Angel Oak Throws Itself, and Us, a Party

Angel Oak throws itself, and us, a party.

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All Ginned Up

Cutler Artisan Spirits Hosts Gin Education Dinner at Bar 29

Cutler Artisan Spirits hosts Gin Education Dinner at Bar 29.

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Good Bar Special Grapefruit IPA

Try the Good Bar Special Grapefruit IPA.

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Bar 29 Woos Evening Drinkers

The Owners of the Sportsman Go Upscale-Friendly

The owners of the Sportsman go upscale-friendly.

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Sip This: Bluecoat American Dry Gin

Subtler Pine Flavor Makes for Perfect Sipping Gin

Its subtler pine flavor makes it a perfect sipping gin.

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Fun Funding the Foodbank

4th Annual Fork & Cork at Fess Parker

Come to the 4th Annual Fork & Cork at the Fess Parker.

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Barbareño Hires New Head Chef Justin Snyder

The Best Gets Better with Snyder’s Culinary Skills

The best gets better with Snyder’s culinary skills.

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Lustau Vermut

Review of This Red Vermouth, Recently Arrived from Spain

This is not your father’s red vermouth.

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Ernest’s The Artist Pinot Noir

Review of Ernest Vineyards’ The Artist Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2014

A review of Ernest Vineyards’ The Artist Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2014.

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In the Kitchen with Laurie Zalk

Former Owner of Our Daily Bread Now Leads Cooking and Baking Classes

The former owner of Our Daily Bread now leads cooking and baking classes.

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The Club at UCSB Suits the Times

On-Campus Restaurant Facility Formerly Known as the Faculty Club Modernizes Menu

The on-campus restaurant facility formerly known as the Faculty Club modernizes its menu.

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Dulce Vida Grapefruit Tequila

A review of Dulce Vida Grapefruit Tequila.

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Marco Fossati Finds Focus at Four Seasons The Biltmore

Chef Wants to Break Boundaries at Montecito’s Shoreline Resort

The chef wants to break boundaries at Montecito’s shoreline resort.

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d'Aristi Xtabentun

A review of d'Aristi Xtabentun Honey Liqueur.

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Ciù Ciù Bacchus Piceno

Here’s a review of the Ciù Ciù Bacchus Piceno 2015, a Sangiovese-Montepulciano blend.

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Glen Scotia Whisky

Here’s a review of Glen Scotia’s Double Cask Whisky.

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Chef Pink’s Bacon & Brine Gets Bigger

It’s Swine Time in Solvang, with New Digs on Copenhagen Drive and a Documentary Release

It’s swine time in Solvang, with new digs on Copenhagen Drive and a documentary release.

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Re:Find Finds New Home

Central Coast Distillery that Uses Spent Wine Grapes to Restore Fox Theatre in Paso Robles

Central Coast distillery that uses spent wine grapes to restore Fox Theatre in Paso Robles.

Buttonwood Cabernet Franc

Review of Buttonwood Winery’s Santa Ynez Valley Cabernet Franc 2012

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Test Pilot Takes Off in the Funk Zone

The Good Lion Crew Modernizes the Tiki Bar

The Good Lion crew modernizes the tiki bar.

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Riverbench Reserve

Review of Riverbench Reserve Chardonnay 2013

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Viva Brings New Life to La Arcada

Brendan Searls Remakes Former Cielito into Modern Mexican Restaurant

Brendan Searls remakes the former Cielito into a modern Mexican restaurant.

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Liquor Companies Love to Love You, Baby

A Report from Tales of the Cocktail and New Orleans

Here’s a report from Tales of the Cocktail and New Orleans.

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The 2016 Foodie Awards

Our Seventh Annual Celebration of Eating Well in Santa Barbara

Our seventh annual celebration of eating well in Santa Barbara.

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Margerum 2015 M5 White

Review of Margerum Wine Company’s M5 White 2015

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Nomad Italian Reaches the Beach

Convivo Opens at the Santa Barbara Inn

Convivo opens at the Santa Barbara Inn.

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Poems About Food

Excerpts from George Yatchisin’s ‘Feast Days’

Two excerpts from George Yatchisin’s ‘Feast Days.’

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Bakery by the Beach

Helena Avenue Bakery Opens in the Funk Zone

Helena Avenue Bakery opens in the Funk Zone.

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Squash Blossoms @ Toma

Have a Taste of Summer on a Plate on Cabrillo Boulevard

Have a taste of summer on a plate on Cabrillo Boulevard.

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Cooperstown’s Triple Play

Review of Cooperstown Distillery’s Triple Play

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Tres Leches Cake @ Julienne

Dessert to Die For on East Canon Perdido Street

A dessert to die for on East Canon Perdido Street.

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A Mighty First & Oak Grows in Solvang

The Rosenson Family Brings a Michelin Experience to Town

The Rosenson family brings a Michelin experience to town.

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Speyburn Arranta

Review of Speyburn Arranta Casks Single Malt Scotch Whisky

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Ancho Reyes Liqueur

Review of Ancho Reyes “Ancho” Chile Liqueur

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Tarantas Tempranillo 2012

Review of Tarantas Tempranillo 2012

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Downtown Gets Second Sheep

The Perez Family of Black Sheep Opens Oveja Blanca

The Perez Family of Black Sheep opens Oveja Blanca

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Hochstadter’s Rock & Rye

Review of Hochstadter’s Slow & Low 100-Proof Rock & Rye

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Draughtsmen Aleworks Now on Tap

Goleta’s Newest Brewery Fosters Craft Beer, Crowlers, and Community

Goleta’s newest brewery fosters craft beer, crowlers, and community.

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Lieu Dit Chenin Blanc

Review of Lieu Dit Chenin Blanc Santa Ynez Valley 2014

Review of Lieu Dit Chenin Blanc Santa Ynez Valley 2014

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Kimsey White Blend

Check out the Kimsey White Blend 2013.

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Egg-in-a-Jar @ Bob’s Well Bread

Santa Barbara County’s Most Instagrammed Breakfast?

Is this Santa Barbara County’s most Instagrammed breakfast?

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Ed’s Red

Review of Ed’s Red 2012 AD California.

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Bree-osh Is Deleesh’osh

New French Bakery Brings Brioche to Montecito

A new French bakery brings brioche to Montecito.

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Balvenie Caribbean Cask

Review of The Balvenie 14-Year-Old Caribbean Cask.

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Deliciously Dario

Fork & Cork Classic Honors the Esteemed Restaurateur

The Fork & Cork Classic honors the esteemed restaurateur Dario Furlati.

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The Withers Ruben

Review of The Withers Ruben El Dorado Mourvèdre Blend 2013