Daily Archives: Tuesday, February 8, 2011

CAFE BUENOS AIRES TO BECOME GREEK EATERY “PETROS”

Argentinian restaurant Cafe Buenos Aires at 1316 State St. will soon tango off into the sunset and become the home of Greek eatery “Petros.”  The Greek restaurant currently has two locations: Petros 2860 Grand Ave in Los Olivos and Petros 451 Manhattan Beach … Continue reading

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NICKY D’S PIZZA OPENS

Nicky D’s Wood-Fired Pizza has opened at 2840 De La Vina St, the former home of Pizza Hut. I first mentioned Nicky D’s in this blog on August 6, 2010. I added Nicky D’s to the restaurant guide today.

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SPUDNUTS OPENS IN GOLETA

A very rare thing has occurred in the South Coast dining scene: the total number of 24-hour eateries has increased from eight to nine. Reader Glenn tells me that a new Spudnuts Donuts has opened at 5718 Hollister Ave in Goleta … Continue reading

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SPEAKING OF 24/7

In the previous column item I mentioned that the South Coast gained a new eatery that is open 24/7. In case you’re curious about which are the other 24-hour eateries, here’s the list: Denny’s in Goleta, Denny’s in Santa Barbara, Freebirds World … Continue reading

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LIVE CULTURE UPDATE

I called Live Culture at 11 W. De la Guerra St (Paseo Nuevo mall) last Wednesday and they told me that they were going out of business that night. Over the next few days I received reports from many readers that … Continue reading

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FAVORITE CLOSED RESTAURANTS

Last week I conducted an online poll asking readers “Which are your favorite South Coast restaurants that no longer exist?” I received more responses to this poll than any conducted in the 1,511 days (give or take a few hours) since … Continue reading

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