• Jill Cloutier harvests Santa Barbara Aquaponics tomatoes. Photo courtesy Santa Barbara Aquaponics.

    Sustainable SEASONS | Adventures in Aquaponics

    Aug 28

    By Sigrid Wright Aquaponics [ak-wuh-pon-iks]: a food production system that combines conventional aquaculture (raising aquatic animals in tanks) with hydroponics (cultivating plants in water) in a symbiotic environment. In the middle of a Stage 2...

  • Mud Bar at Bacara, photo by Erin Feinblatt

    Style File: Staycation Day at the Bacara Spa

    Aug 27

    Our summer days are dwindling—at least according to local school calendars—which makes this a perfect time for a staycation day at our very own Bacara Resort & Spa. I recently enjoyed the heavenly Signature Barbor SeaCreation Facial, an amazing...

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    Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival September 2-7 Features Jay Mohr, Brad Williams, Kirk...

    Aug 27

    We’re getting excited about next week’s Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival. Organizers recently announced the addition of three new headline comedians; actor, comedian and radio host Jay Mohr (8 p.m. on 9/5), actor and comedian Brad...

  • Just one of the main courses Michael Glazer of Mission Rose Pasta offers during his weekend dinners. Courtesy James Johnson.

    Santa Barbara Organic Kitchen Cooks Up Local Treats

    Aug 24

    In the past few years, the trendy cultural arena in Santa Barbara known as the Funk Zone has been a magnet to hip travelers and locals alike. In the midst of the warehouses, wineries, and galleries lies a cozy gem known as Santa Barbara Organic Kitchen (205...

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Arthritis Foundation’s Taste of the Town Fundraiser

Aug 29

  Arthritis Foundation celebrates its 33rd Annual Santa Barbara Taste of the Town on September 7 at Riviera Park Garden from noon – 3 p.m. The event features 80...

Just one of the main courses Michael Glazer of Mission Rose Pasta offers during his weekend dinners. Courtesy James Johnson.

Santa Barbara Organic Kitchen Cooks Up Local Treats

In the past few years, the trendy cultural arena in Santa Barbara known as the Funk Zone has been a magnet to hip travelers and locals...

Aug 24

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Cocktail Corner: Farewell to Tiki Tuesday Luau

  A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg Get out those Hawaiian shirts and leis, Finch & Fork is hosting a...

Aug 22

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Celebrate Sideways Movie 10th Anniversary at Merlot Taste-Off! Event in Solvang

Aug 31

Solvang is calling all wine aficionados to participate in the Merlot Taste-Off event on September 13 as a tribute to the movie Sideways. The event pays homage to wine...

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Cocktail Corner: My Happy Dance-worthy List

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg We’ve got a long, Labor Day weekend ahead of us,...

Aug 29

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Arthritis Foundation’s Taste of the Town Fundraiser

  Arthritis Foundation celebrates its 33rd Annual Santa Barbara Taste of the Town on September 7 at Riviera Park...

Aug 29