Daily Archives: Thursday, April 28, 2011

NEW TASTING ROOM

I received a tip that Au Bon Climat is opening a tasting room next door to Intermezzo in the El Paseo complex. I have not confirmed that this is true, but today I am trying to clear out my inbox so I … Continue reading

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CHOCOLATIER OPENS TUESDAY

I received a message today about the new Chocolats du CaliBressan opening in Santa Barbara Tuesday, May 3rd: Hi John, Chocolats du CaliBressan is  opening our newest addition to Santa Barbara. We will be open Tuesday , May 3rd , just in time for … Continue reading

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MARISCOS CLOSES

Reader Glenn tells me that Mexican eatery Mariscos Boca De Rio at 326 N. Milpas St has closed and that the entire building they were in is now gone. I think that they were one of the addresses leveled to make room for … Continue reading

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NEW TACO SHOP IN CARP

I received an tip that a new taco restaurant just opened at 751 Linden Ave in Carpinteria at a location formerly occupied by C&J Produce. I am told that the name is “Don Rocks Tacos” or something similar to that.

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NEW MENU

This just in from Silvergreens (791 Chapala St and 900 Embarcadero Del Mar in Isla Vista): Hey John, Silvergreens (both locations) just debuted our latest menu!  Some of our new offerings are all-natural Turkey Burgers, Spaghetti & Meatballs, new shrimp and chicken … Continue reading

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WEST RETURNS

Stonehouse Restaurant at 900 San Ysidro Ln in Montecito has brought back chef Jamie West to the position previously held by chef John Trotta, who no longer works at the eatery.

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OFF TOPIC

Tomorrow (Friday) I will be going on a Santa Barbara City College fieldtrip to JPL where we will see, among other things, the nuclear-powered Mars rover named “Curiosity” and the Sky Crane that will be lowering it to the red planet next year. The launch … Continue reading

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CAFE STELLA OPENING UPTOWN

A French-American restaurant, brought to you by the 3 owners of Stella Mare’s in Montecito, will be opening in the 2nd week of May at 3302 McCaw Avenue near Los Positas and upper State Street. Here is a message from co-owner Philippe: Hi John, … Continue reading

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FRESH & EASY UPDATE

An anonymous tipster tells me that Fresh & Easy has posted for a 20 license ( off-sale beer and wine ) at 5955 Calle Real in Goleta.

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