Holdren’s Adds a Bar Menu

Santa Barbara Holdren’s is now offering a Bar menu in addition to their Lunch, Happy Hour, Dinner and Daily Specials. The bar menu offers favorites and a few new additions.

Nuance Closes

What appears to be somewhat doomed location, the restaurant Nuance has closed its doors. Within the last four years, four restaurants have opened and closed in this location.

Montecito Cafe Wins Again

The Montecito Cafe has won “Best Montecito Restaurant 2015” in the Santa Barbara Independent, which make it 17 years in a row!

New Years Eve Menu for Jane and Montecito Cafe

New Years Eve Menu 2015
• Portobello Mushroom Soup
• Warm 3 Mushroom Salad, Baby Spinach & Balsamic Vinaigrette
• Fried Brie & Apple Fritters Salad
Orange Segments, Candied Pecans, Boston Lettuce & Maple Dressing
• Firestone Sea Scallops read more…

Andersen’s Christmas Kringle

Send Christmas to your friends with a Kringle Special! Real butter, marzipan, vanilla inside
 and the flaky Danish pastry, made with a lot of love and passion and 
Danish authenticity to the max
. 6 Kringles are $18.95 a piece
 and 10 Kringles are $17.95 a piece. To order these friendship kringle packages call 805.962.5085

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.