• 20150523-191

    Local Lowdown: Let There Be Light!

    LightWorks: Isla Vista Illuminates a Vibrant Community By Leslie Dinaberg The parks and streets of Isla Vista will pulse with artistic spirit on May 20-21, when LightWorks: Isla Vista comes to life. This exciting series of temporary installations and...

  • SOL y ARENA made with fresh pineapple, cilantro, smoked agave, mescal, lime, roasted pineapple bitter, chipotle powder, courtesy SY Kitchen.

    Cocktail Corner: S.Y. Kitchen’s Refreshing Spring Cocktails

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg Inspired by our warm, spring days, S.Y. Kitchen Mixologist Alberto Battaglini has added five creative new cocktails to the menu, all inspired by local market produce, herbs and botanicals....

  • Franceschi House, in its current, dilapidated state. Photo by Paul Wellman.

    Rearview Mirror: From Russia With Love to Franceschi House

    By Marc Flacks “All that is solid melts into air.” –The Communist Manifesto My fiancée, Elena, grew up in Russia and was a big fan of the soap opera Santa Barbara. After the collapse of communism, Santa Barbara was extremely popular among...

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    Local Lowdown: Find Your Match: Wine and Food Pairing

    By Nancy Ransohoff Wine with food is a match made in heaven, but sometimes finding that match can be a challenge, so we asked local food and wine experts for a few gustatory guidelines and tippling tips. Doug Margerum has been a fixture in Santa Barbara wine...

EAT & DRINK EAT & DRINK

Canary Roof, courtesy Finch & Fork.

Mother’s Day Brunch With a View

May 3

What’s better than a stunning view and delicious food to celebrate motherhood? Enjoy Mother’s Day on the beautiful Canary Roof (31 W. Carrillo St.)...

SOL y ARENA made with fresh pineapple, cilantro, smoked agave, mescal, lime, roasted pineapple bitter, chipotle powder, courtesy SY Kitchen.

Cocktail Corner: S.Y. Kitchen’s Refreshing Spring Cocktails

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg Inspired by our warm, spring days, S.Y. Kitchen Mixologist Alberto...

Apr 29

EXPLORE & ENJOY EXPLORE & ENJOY

Canary Roof, courtesy Finch & Fork.

Mother’s Day Brunch With a View

May 3

What’s better than a stunning view and delicious food to celebrate motherhood? Enjoy Mother’s Day on the beautiful Canary Roof (31 W. Carrillo St.)...

20150523-191

Local Lowdown: Let There Be Light!

LightWorks: Isla Vista Illuminates a Vibrant Community By Leslie Dinaberg The parks and streets of Isla Vista will...

May 3