Archive for the ‘Local Dish’ Category

  • Crazy Good Bread Co.'s handmade artisan breads—which pair deliciously with wine, cheese and charcuterie—are coming soon to Santa Barbara Public Market. (Courtesy photo)

    Go Public…And Eat Up!

    Jan 10, 14 • Eat, Local Dish, Read, SEASONS Magazine

    Story by Nancy Ransohoff San Francisco has its Ferry Building Marketplace, Seattle has its Pike Place Market, and now we have our very own Santa Barbara Public Market . Located downtown at the corner of Chapala and Victoria streets on the site of what was...

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    Locals’ Favorite, Bar-None

    Jan 6, 14 • Eat, Local Dish, Read, SEASONS Magazine

    By Taylor Micaela Davis When Peter Gaum was playing around with some ingredients for desserts in the kitchen of Santa Barbara Baking Company, little did he know that it would inspire the flavor combinations that he would later craft into the Santa Barbara...

  • Killer Shrimp (courtesy photo)

    Restaurant Round-Up

    Jan 2, 14 • Eat, Local Dish, Read, SEASONS Magazine

    Story by Nancy Ransohoff Add some zing to your winter by checking out the roster of recently opened restaurants—you’ll crack into crustaceans, cozy cafés and chic poolside dining. Killer Shrimp (416 State St., 805/284-9262) makes a Santa Barbara splash...

  • Rincon Events and Catering provides a huge menu of food options, including Asian fusion. (Courtesy Rincon Catering)

    Quick! Call the Caterer!

    Dec 21, 13 • Eat, Local Dish, Read, SEASONS Magazine

    Story by Nancy Ransohoff ’Tis the season…for fa-la-la family parties, workplace wing-dings, get-togethers with friends and winter weddings. If you’re not Martha (and who is?), not to worry…tap into the pro skills and expertise of these tiptop caterers...

  • Photo by Wendy Thies Sell

    A Garden Grows in Los Alamos

    Sep 26, 13 • Eat, Local Dish, SEASONS Magazine, Sustainable Seasons

    By Wendy Thies Sell The next time you sit down at Full of Life Flatbread in Los Alamos for fresh seasonal specials or the acclaimed flatbread pizza, you’ll know the story behind the salad. Just a half mile from Full of Life grows a garden tended to by...

  • Nikki Dailey, courtesy photo

    EAT: Hit the Stoves

    Sep 9, 13 • Eat, Local Dish, SEASONS Magazine

    By Nancy Ransohoff TURNING UP THE TEMP on the local cooking scene is HEATculinary (805/242-1151, heatculinary.com). Owner and chef Nikki Dailey trained at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, and has worked the stoves at top-notch...

  • Local Dish: Western Nightlife

    Jul 15, 13 • Eat, Local Dish, SEASONS Magazine

    A Tip of the Cowboy Hat to Honky Tonk Nights By Nancy Ransohoff If you count yourself among the fun-lovin’ folks who prefer their nightlife with a western swagger, you’re in luck. Santa Barbara has no shortage of hoppin’ venues where jeans and cowboy...

  • Local Dish: Tomatomania!

    Jul 15, 13 • Local Dish, SEASONS Magazine

    Story by Nancy Ransohoff You say “to-may-to,” I say “to-mah-to,” let’s call the whole thing…an app. Tomatomania! is the ultimate tomato resource, created by a team led by tomatomaniac Scott Daigre, owner of Ojai-based Powerplant Garden Design. The...

  • Local Dish: Summer Refreshers

    Jul 15, 13 • Eat, Local Dish, SEASONS Magazine

    By Taylor Micaela Davis It’s getting hot, hot, hot, and these Santa Barbara gastronomists want to help you keep your cool with their refreshing organic noshes. Hydrate with a Juice Ranch freshly cold-pressed locally sourced organic elixir (33 Parker Way,...

  • Local Dish: Pacific Pickle Works

    Jul 15, 13 • Local Dish, SEASONS Magazine

    Eat Your Veggies…Picklelicious Story by Nancy Ransohoff These are pickles you won’t mind getting into. Pacific Pickle Works, headed by Bradley Bennett, “Principal Pickle,” with business and “Pickle Partner” Emi Umezawa, produces all-natural...