Archive for the ‘SEASONS Magazine’ Category

  • Molly Barker on Gardens

    Apr 30, 12 • Archives

    By Nancy Ransohoff MOLLY BARKER, executive director of Casa del Herrero in Montecito, offers the following seeds for thought for the home gardener. Whether your thumb’s green or purple, these ten spring tips will help reinvigorate the garden at your own...

  • John Downey on His Favorite Spring Foods

    Apr 30, 12 • Archives

    By Nancy Ransohoff CHEF JOHN DOWNEY AND HIS WIFE LIZ have run their cozy, elegant and award-winning restaurant, Downey’s, for going on 30 years, and the State-Street gem is still going strong. An acclaimed chef, Downey spotlights local organic fruits and...

  • Rod Lathim on Theater

    Apr 30, 12 • Archives

    by D.J. Palladino Rod Lathim’s resume is miraculously full of weird swerves. He turned his first job in a haunted Summerland restaurant into a successful book. He graduated from Santa Barbara Junior High’s celebrated theater program fledged under...

  • Sue Grafton on Writing

    Apr 30, 12 • Archives

    By Cheryl Crabtree Santa Teresa—the geographic pseudonym for Santa Barbara—plays a pivotal role as the main setting in the world-renowned alphabet series of the Kinsey Millhone detective mysteries (A is for Alibi, B is for Burglar, etc.), written by...

  • Richard Sanford on Wine

    Apr 30, 12 • Archives

    By Nancy Ransohoff Richard Sanford might be called an elder statesman of Santa Barbara County winemaking if he weren’t so darned youthful. The boyish-faced affable Sanford notes with a smile, “this is my 40th year as a winegrower.” It all started in...

  • The Oak Group on Art and Preservation

    Apr 30, 12 • Archives

    by Rebekah Altman The awe that Santa Barbara County’s natural beauty inspires is nowhere as palpable as in the work of The Oak Group—a shifting consortium of artists who have captured the wild preciousness of this region in oils, acrylic, watercolor...

  • Anthony Grumbine on Architecture

    Apr 26, 12 • Archives

    By Rebekah Altman It may be Santa Barbara’s best-recognized architectural style, but Spanish Colonial is only one of some 30 styles that can be seen on any stroll or drive around the downtown area. Ask Anthony Grumbine of Harrison Design...

  • Santa Barbara Fresh

    Dec 6, 11 • Eat, Local Dish, Read, SEASONS Magazine

    The Culinary Culture section of Santa Barbara Seasons Magazine Winter 2011/12 issue features local dish about new foodie favorites Casa Blanca Restaurant & Cantina, Le Cafe Stella, El Taco Tequila Taqueria, Cadiz, Padaro Beach Grill, Seagrass Restaurant...

  • The Journey from Hope to Home

    Dec 5, 11 • Architecture, Archives, SEASONS Magazine

      Take a journey with the Schiffer family, as their Mission Canyon home rises from the ashes of the Jesusita Fire in a collaborative celebration of creativity and practicality. Click here to read online version of the story,  From Hope to Home , from...

  • Women of Wine

    Dec 5, 11 • Drink, Explore SB, Read, SEASONS Magazine, Wineries

    Drink in the feminine side of Santa Barbara County vintners as local winemakers share their passion for the grape. Click here to read the full story online, Women of Wine, from the Winter 2011/12 issue of Santa Barbara Seasons Magazine. Story by K. Reka...