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Santa Barbara

Mission Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Food Worth Seeking

Santa Barbara is an idyllic coastal city that resides just 90 miles north of Los Angeles, near one of the world’s great wine and produce growing regions, and is known as the American Riviera....
Coffee Santa Barbara

Dart Coffee Beach Brew (Drink of the Week)

Longtime Funk Zoners Erika Carter Dart and husband David are aiming for caffeinated bull’s-eyes at their Santa Barbara coffee bar/roastery. Dart Coffee Co is part of a new triumvirate with Monkeyshine and Tyger Tyger...
Coffee Santa Barbara

Handlebar Coffee Roasters Gibraltar (Drink of the Week)

Aaron Olson and Kim Anderson expanded Handlebar Coffee Roasters from Downtown to Midtown in September 2017, taking over Santa Barbara’s original Safeway market. The airy brick building debuted in the ’30s and features a...
Mexican Food Santa Barbara

Corazon Cocina Sal de Mar (Food of the Week)

Santa Barbara Public Market debuted in April 2014, but has already entered stage two of its development. Many first generation food and drink vendors are no longer in business, which has left the market’s...
Coffee Santa Barbara

Rebar Coffee Cold Brew Flight (Drink of the Week) [CLOSED]

The Funk Zone gets a lot of love in Santa Barbara, but right across the 101 freeway, another pocket is worth exploring thanks to Matt Chrestenson and brother Ben. They’ve owned Union Ale gastropub...
Craft Beer California

Firestone Walker Barrelworks Krieky Bones (Drink of the Week)

At Firestone Walker Barrelworks, well-seasoned brewers Jeffers Richardson and “Sour Jim” Crooks barrel-age sour and strong ales. The space resides in back of Firestone Walker Brewing Co.’s Buellton gastropub and features metal and wood...