Can This Liquor-Making Plant Correct California’s Parched, Fire-Prone Landscape?
Can this liquor-making plant correct California’s parched, fire-prone landscape?
Pills Designed for KGB Aim to Keep Head Clear After Night of Drinking
These pills originally designed for the KGB aim to keep your head clear after a night of drinking.
Our Senior Editor Picks His Favorite Stories from 2018
Our senior editor picks his favorite stories from 2018.
Santa Barbara-Based Organization Distributes “Luke Lights” for Education, Global Health, and Disaster Relief
Santa Barbara-based organization distributes “Luke Lights” for education, global health, and disaster relief.
Books, Blending Kits, Tasting Tickets, Glassware, and More
Books, blending kits, tasting tickets, glassware, and more.
David Noll’s Pacific Resources International Imports Honey and Sea Salt from New Zealand
David Noll’s Pacific Resources International imports honey and sea salt from New Zealand.
Gold Medal, Winc, and Raj Parr Clubs All Have Santa Barbara Roots
Gold Medal, Winc, and Raj Parr clubs all have Santa Barbara roots.
Historic Montecito Resort Starts Serving Food, Will Open Cottages in March
Historic Montecito resort starts serving food, will open cottages in March.
Learn Holiday Cocktails at Carpinteria’s Heritage Goods & Supply on December 19
This holiday sipper is part of a cocktail class at Carpinteria’s Heritage Goods & Supply on December 19.
New Research Sheds Light on Real Life Story Behind ‘Island of the Blue Dolphins’ Saga
New research sheds light on real life story behind ‘Island of the Blue Dolphins’ saga.
Eye-Opening Menu Lifted by Knowledgeable Service at Hotel Californian’s Flagship Restaurant
An eye-opening menu is lifted by knowledgeable service at the Hotel Californian’s flagship restaurant.
Douglas Weinstein is Making 2,500 Potato Pancakes for Hanukkah
Douglas Weinstein is making 2,500 potato pancakes for Hanukkah.
Jamie Baker’s Space VR Offers Completely Immersive Video Gaming and Learning Experiences
Jamie Baker’s Space VR offers completely immersive video gaming and learning experiences.
Presidio Stroll, Wine + Beer Champagne Bash, Hanukkah Party, and More
Presidio stroll, Wine + Beer Champagne bash, Hanukkah party, and more.
A Flavorful Meatless Meal on Upper State Street
A flavorful meatless meal on upper State Street.
Finch & Fork Chef Peter Cham’s Cambodian Dipping Sauce
Finch & Fork Chef Peter Cham makes this Cambodian dipping sauce.
Georgia Freedman’s <em>Cooking South of the Clouds: Recipes and Stories from China’s Yunnan Province</em>
Santa Barbara-raised Georgia Freedman publishes Cooking South of the Clouds: Recipes and Stories from China’s Yunnan Province.
Leslie and Carlos Lopez Opened Their Ever-Popular Mexican Restaurant in 1978
Leslie and Carlos Lopez opened their ever-popular Mexican restaurant on State Street in 1978.
Loquita’s Sous Chef Hosting Later-Night, Multicourse Dinners Around Town
Loquita’s sous chef is hosting later-night, multicourse dinners around town.
The Always Exhausting, Occasionally Rewarding Life of Running Your Own Restaurant
Inside the always exhausting, occasionally rewarding life of running your own restaurant.
Supply Shop on Upper State Street Teaches How to Brew Beer and More on November 3
Supply shop on Upper State Street teaches you how to brew beer and more on November 3.
Certified Cicerone Pairs Beer and Food with Mixed Media, Written Word, and Performance Art
Certified Cicerone pairs beer and food with mixed media, written word, and performance art.
Santa Cruz Mountains Icon Pouring at El Encanto and Wine + Beer in November
The iconic Santa Cruz Mountains winery is pouring at El Encanto and Wine + Beer in November.
Direct-to-Consumer Evolution Hits the Santa Ynez Valley
Direct-to-consumer evolution hits the Santa Ynez Valley.
“Pure Imagination” on November 4 Features Food, Wine, Song, Dance, and More at Hotel Californian
“Pure Imagination” on November 4 features food, wine, song, dance, and more at Hotel Californian.
Mini-Reviews of Vape Pens, Balms, and Capsules That Promote Healing, Not Highs
Mini-reviews of the latest vape pens, balms, and capsules that promote healing, not highs.
Nutrition, Healing, Herbs, and More Coming to Plant Food and Medicine Conference
Nutrition, healing, herbs, and more coming to Plant Food and Medicine Conference on October 27.
Start the Morning Right with This Hand-Held Turkey-Sausage Delight
Start the morning right with hand-held turkey-sausage delight.
Melville’s Dedication to the Practice; Plus, Wine and Beer Buzz Around Town
Melville Winery’s dedication to the practice; plus, wine & beer buzz around town.
A Q&A with Documentarian Jason Wise, Whose Third Wine Film Comes to Solvang October 13
A Q&A with documentarian Jason Wise, whose third wine film comes to Solvang October 13.
Alecia Moore Finds Solace in Her Santa Ynez Valley Vineyard
Alecia Moore finds solace in her Santa Ynez Valley vineyard.
Longtime Proprietors Doug Margerum and Mitchell Sjerven Leaving Famed Restaurant
Longtime proprietors Doug Margerum and Mitchell Sjerven are leaving the famed restaurant.
Classic Drinks in Classic Setting on Coast Village Road
Classic drinks in classic setting on Coast Village Road.
New Zealand Brewery One of Many Coming to Firestone Walker’s Terroir Project Festival
New Zealand brewery one of many coming to Firestone Walker’s Terroir Project festival.
Marla Daily Discusses Her New Photographic History of the Smallest Channel Island
Marla Daily discusses her new photographic history of the smallest Channel Island.
34th Annual Seasonal Shellfish Soirée Runs ’til End of Fall at Goleta Beach
The 34th annual seasonal shellfish soirée runs ’til end of fall at Goleta Beach.
Meet the New Executive Chef @ Outpost at The Goodland
Meet the new executive chef @ Outpost at The Goodland.
Soulful Texas Crooner Plays After Smooth Instrumentalists Khruangbin
Soulful Texas crooner plays after smooth instrumentalists Khruangbin.
Andy Busch Building a Legacy on Historic Ranch off Highway 101
Andy Busch is building his legacy project on historic ranch off Highway 101.
Canary Hotel Brings Back Oyster-Eating Battle
The Canary Hotel is bringing back the oyster-eating battle on September 16.
Croatian Artist Designs Portrait Series for Soulful Crooner
Croatian artist designs portrait series for soulful crooner, who performs in Santa Barbara on September 12.
The Second Annual Polo & Wine Festival Happens on September 8
The second annual Polo & Wine Festival happens on September 8.
New Ownership, Enthused Winemaking Lift Longtime Santa Ynez Valley Estate
New ownership and enthused winemaking are lifting this longtime Santa Ynez Valley estate, which hosts a Viognier Festival on September 1.
‘Santa Barbara Independent’ Presents Ninth Annual Ode to Eating Out
The ‘Santa Barbara Independent’ presents its ninth annual ode to eating out.
Why You Should Indulge on August 25 to Foster Literacy and Innovation
Why you should indulge on August 25 to foster literacy and innovation.
Eye-Opening Collaboration Between Downtown Santa Barbara Hotel and Santa Ynez Valley Winery
Eye-opening collab between downtown Santa Barbara hotel and Santa Ynez Valley winery.
El Encanto Chef Prepares for Au Bon Climat Winemaker Dinner on August 30
How El Encanto’s chef has prepared for the Belmond resort’s Au Bon Climat winemaker dinner on August 30.
Laughs and Learning in Michael Cervin’s Humorous Travel Guide
Laughs and learning in Michael Cervin’s new humorous travel guide.
Chef Will Hanko Runs Norman Restaurant atop Prominent Los Alamos Hill
Chef Will Hanko runs Norman Restaurant atop a prominent Los Alamos hill.
Ofer Shepher’s Vineyards and Winery Cut Through Heart of the Famous Appellation
Ofer Shepher’s vineyards and winery cut through the heart of the famous appellation.