Sunday Gravy at Sly’s

On Sunday, November 8, Sly’s is having a fixed price dinner, 3 courses, including Sicilian wines:
Aperitivo – Martini Rossi, Americano, Campari – Freshly fried Potato chips, fried olives, olives
Primi – Crostini di fegatini • Suppli • Caponata alla Siciliana
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Nectar to Open Soon

A new restaurant Nectar will open in the beginning of October where the Blue Agave used to be. Owners Brad and Aparna Sherman, recently married, have redesigned the interior and menu with an eclectic selection of international share plates.

Sojourner Closes

After many obstacles and a plea to customers to come back more frequently, the Sojourner has closed their doors for good. Owner Donna Mudge, who bought the restaurant over 30 years ago, is a wonderful person and we wish her well.

Solvang Danish Days

September 18-20 – Danish Days celebrates Solvang’s heritage with authentic food, music, dancing, parades, live entertainment and family activities. In 1946, a reporter from The Saturday Evening Post (an influential magazine of the day) visited during Danish Days and the article that appeared in January 1947 put Solvang on the national map. It stated, in part, “Solvang…a spotless Danish village that blooms like a rose in California’s charming Santa Ynez Valley. read more…

Pop-up Brunch with Chef Weston Richards

Join Les Marchands on Sunday, August 30th at 11am for the next installment of their pop-up brunch series with Chef Weston Richards. Chef Weston is preparing a delectable, seasonal menu using local ingredients. Four course brunch paired with local wines from their member producers. This is one that you won’t want to miss! read more…

New Restaurant Globe Opens

Located in the old Cafe Luck location, Globe, managed by Gerry Cruz with collaboration from Laura Knight of Pascucci has opened. The interior is lively and a visual feast with non traditional seating – more comfortable furniture than just chairs and tables. The menu is eclectic with food from around the Globe! Check it out at 18 East Cota Street.

Fresco Valley Cafe

Now open Monday & Tuesday for lunch from 11am – 3pm. Also check us out for Happy Hour Wednesday – Sunday from 3 ~ 5, Bottle of House Wine & Custom two topping Pizza for $25.00. (Dine in only).

Blue Moon at Sly’s

Celebrating the blue moon, Sly’s is doing blue margaritas, using Blue Curaçao as the orange liqueur in addition to the fresh lime juice and 100% agave tequila. Once in a blue moon!

New Fixed Price Menu at Sly’s

The delightful cuisine of Provence and the south of France is perfect for summer – and Sly’s is featuring it on their $35. fixed price menu. From the onion “pizza” to the lemon tart, the menu is full of delicious choices including a little Bouillabaise of local rockfish and a sumptuous Niçoise Salad with tuna in olive oil and thin green beans.  read more…

Los Agaves in Westlake Village

Los Agaves restaurant opens its fourth location at the Shoppes at Westlake Villages, located at 30750 Russell Ranch Road.

Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company in Arroyo Grande

Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company is celebrating the Grand Opening of their fifth taproom in Arroyo Grande, California during the weekend of Friday, July 10 through Sunday, July 12, 2015.  The former Applebee’s will now be home to a 200-seat restaurant and 15-barrel brewhouse located at 1462 E. Grand Avenue.  Their family-friendly menu includes gastropub fare ranging from salads to entrees, burgers and sandwiches, with landmark-inspired names such as “The Pike” Cola-spiked Carnitas Sandwich with Hurricane Deck DIPA Barbeque Sauce.  A kids menu is available for children and for those looking for shared plates, a Bar Bites menu has a variety of dishes to enjoy like Avila Fish Tacos or Bacon Mac ‘N’ Cheese.

Saturday Brunch with Valle Fresh

On Saturday July 11th at 11:00 am, Santa Barbara County’s first communal tasting room will host a Pop Up Brunch.  This month features Chef Conrad Gonzales of Valle Fresh who has created a delectable four course brunch highlighting the finest ingredients sourced from the Central Coast paired with local wines from our Collective member producers.
Greeting – Ca’ Del Grevino White Summer Sangria
2013 The Paring – Sauvignon Blanc
Heirloom Tomato Salad with edible flowers, shavings of goat gouda and saffron vinaigrette.
2012 Sandhi “Rita’s Crown” Chardonnay read more…

Patxi’s Pizza benefit for Oil Spill

In light of the recent oil spill, Patxi’s Pizza will be hosting a benefit on June 11th at 515 State Street. The event will include a Tap Takeover with Stone Brewery and 10 percent of the entire day’s sales will be donate to the Surfrider Foundation. In addition, we’ll be donating 20 percent of all gift card sales that day to Surfrider. We’ve also created a special pizza, the “Surfrider Tricolore” and 10 percent of the sales of that pizza for the entire month of June will be donated to the Surfrider Foundation. Stone Brewery will be featuring Pale Ale, Delicious IPA, and Arrogant Bastard beers. The Surfrider Tricolore is a thin crust pizza ($17/ $25) with prosciutto cotto, mozzarella, fontina, artichoke hearts, roasted red bell peppers, Parmesan, basil, oregano. There will also be specials with pints of Stone beer and Patxi’s/Stone Brewery t-shirts available. This contribution to the Surfrider Foundation is part of their 52 Weeks of Giving program where Patxi’s partners with local schools and charities to raise money and strengthen our community.

Cielito Restaurant has Reopened!

Cielito Taqueria in Cielito Restaurant has reopened! Lunchtime counter service is available Tuesday – Friday from 11am – 3pm. Enjoy signature tacos and burritos with the added deliciousness of the Cielito salsa bar. Now you don’t have to wait until happy hour for a Cielito margarita! The workweek just got better.
111 State Street, 805.965.4770, cielitorestaurant.com

Jane New Location in Camino Real

The popular restaurant in downtown Santa Barbara, Jane, is opening a new location in Goleta at Camino Real Marketplace.