Archive for the ‘Drink’ Category

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    Cocktail Corner: Tailgate Time

    Sep 6, 13 • Cocktail Corner, Drink

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg Though the air in Santa Barbara feels more like Indian Summer than fall,  football season is upon us, which means it’s tailgate time. Toast the kickoff with these Super (punch) Bowl worthy...

  • Cocktail Corner: Booze-Infused Popsicles

    Aug 30, 13 • Cocktail Corner, Drink

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg With Labor Day weekend on the horizon, this seems like an ideal time to bring on the adult beverage version of one of my favorite summertime treats: the popsicle. Not only are booze-infused...

  • Limoncellotinis combine Limoncello and Vodka to create a deliciously refreshing cocktail. (courtesy photo)

    Cocktail Corner: Loving Limoncellotinis

    Aug 23, 13 • Cocktail Corner, Drink

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg As we like to say around here, when life give you lemons … make Limoncello! An Italian lemon liqueur that is traditionally made from lemon zest steeped in grain alcohol (also known as the...

  • Private Screening of Red Obsession at the Bacara Resort & Spa

    Aug 23, 13 • Datebook, Explore SB, Film, To Do, Wineries

    August 24, 4 p.m. Red Obsession Film Screening Wine and film lovers rejoice! The Bacara Resort & Spa is hosting a private screening of the latest wine documentary Red Obsession on August 24, prior to its nationwide theatrical release on September 6,...

  • Margaritas 2.0: Crown the Town Judges Mid-State on the Best Margarita

    Aug 23, 13 • Datebook, Drink

    It’s no secret that we love Margaritas in this town. Blame it on our affinity for Spanish culture, or the plethora of Mexican food restaurants budding all over town—or just blame it on the mixologists whose creative concoctions always have us...

  • Private Screening of Red Obsession at Bacara Resort & Spa

    Aug 21, 13 • Datebook, Explore SB, Film, To Do, Wineries

    Wine and film lovers rejoice! Bacara Resort & Spa is hosting a private screening of the latest wine documentary Red Obsession on August 24, prior to its nationwide theatrical release on September 6, 2013. The film is narrated by Russell Crowe and has...

  • Beer Dinner

    Aug 19, 13 • Datebook, Drink

    August 20, 6:30 p.m. Beer Dinner  Join Arlington Tavern, in collaboration with Firestone Walker Brewery Company, for a night filled with delicious modern comfort food and award-winning ales. Dinner will be held at the tavern (21 West Victoria St.)....

  • Cocktail Corner: Bringing Us Back to Prohibition

    Aug 16, 13 • Cocktail Corner, Drink

    I’ll never forget the day that one of my bosses asked me what I’d like to drink at an event. I responded “Manhattan, neat please,” without missing a beat, and was greeted with a rather quizzical look, questioning why a twenty-something...

  • Italian Carnivale at Sogno del Fiore

    Aug 16, 13 • Datebook, Nonprofits, Wineries

    August 17, 4 p.m. Italian Carnivale The owners of Sogno del Fiore (2045 N Refugio Rd.) are hosting an Italian Carnivale to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The event will feature cuisine prepared by chefs from 10 different Italian...

  • Sama Sama Kitchen (courtesy photo)

    Cocktail Corner: Sama Sama Kitchen

    Aug 9, 13 • Cocktail Corner, Drink, Eat

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg My Indonesian is a little rusty, but I believe “sama sama” means “together or welcome,” or  (when someone says thank you), “my pleasure.” Whatever it means, the...