Daily Archives: Monday, August 8, 2011

CASA BLANCA OPENS

A new Mexican restaurant named “Casa Blanca” has opened at 330 State St. The eatery is brought to you by the White family who own and operate FisHouse, Boathouse and Santa Barbara Shellfish Co.  Owner Tom White sent me a … Continue reading

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RENAUD’S COMING TO GELSON’S

An outlet for Jeannine’s Bakery, located inside Gelson’s Market at 3305 State St., will close at the end of the month and will be replaced by an outlet for Renaud’s Patisserie & Bistro which operates a bakery next door.

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THE PUB OPENS

Santa Barbara’s newest gay bar “The Pub” has opened at 224 Helena Ave in the Funk Zone. A gay bar with the same name used do business on Helena Ave decades ago.

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“STATE & FIG” TO REPLACE WHALE TAIL DELI

New management has taken over day to day operations at Whale Tail Deli 1114 State St. in La Arcada. Husband & wife managers Patrick Casey and Marisa Moran are also in escrow to buy the business. If escrow closes at … Continue reading

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CASA BLANCA OPENS

But I’m at LAX right now dropping off my sister & nieces who are moving to Thailand (goodbye El Salvador) so I can’t tell you a lot more about it. However I can post some photos of Casa Blanca (330 … Continue reading

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THREE UCSB EATERIES CLOSING

Big changes are happening in the UCen at U.C. Santa Barbara. Wendy’s and Chilitos are gone and Gaucho Cafe closes at the end of August. A trio of replacements are getting ready to move in. Here are details from Sue … Continue reading

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