Daily Archives: Monday, July 30, 2012

BIG YELLOW HOUSE UPDATE

The friendly folks at KEYT say someone is interested in turning the recently renovated Big Yellow House in Summerland into a restaurant.

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UPTOWN LOUNGE UPDATE

Reader Arlene tells me that the new Uptown Lounge will open at this Wednesday at 3126 State St., the former home of Don’s Cocktails.

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DOGS OUT, BURGERS IN

Readers tell me that Dogtown and 888 Embarcadero del Norte, Isla Vista has closed and that there is a “coming soon” sign for The Habit.

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VITAMINS

This just in from reader Tony: Hi John Though not necessarily food related, it appears that a Vitamin Shoppe will be opening next to the new Montecito Bank and Trust in Goleta at Storke and Hollister. Just FYI:-) Tony from … Continue reading

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RUMOR MACHINE

I heard a rumor that Daily Grind is expanding in to the old Taco Bell on De  La Vina and that Our Daily Bread is moving in to the old Mimosa. As always, this rumor might be completely false or … Continue reading

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NIKKA FISH GRILL OPENS

Reader Mike tells me that Nikka Fish Grill is now open at 5722 Calle Real, Goleta, the former location of Jungle George Grill which closed last March.

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NEW MONTECITO RESTAURANT

Reader David sent me a link to a Los Angeles Times story about a new restaurant that is planned for the upcoming Montecito Country Mart being build next to Vons in 2013.

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OFF TOPIC

The “5 guys take same photo for 30 years” story continues to go viral around the world including all over Europe and Asia. I did a couple of live interviews on CNN last Friday. It was the #2 story (after … Continue reading

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