Daily Archives: Wednesday, December 5, 2012

QUESTION OF THE DAY

If you have a suggestion please leave a message in the blog. Restaurant Guy, Please help! We are having our company’s holiday party in Santa Barbara this weekend and need a restaurant for Saturday night. We will have 12 people, … Continue reading

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FRESH & EASY TO CLOSE?

The San Francisco Chronicle (story) and Los Angeles Magazine (story) published news today that Fresh & Easy is considering closing all 200 stores in the United States. In the meantime, Fresh & Easy stores are staying open. The grocery chain … Continue reading

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PROHIBITION REPEAL DAY

This 12/5/2012 update from reader Ted: Hi John, A bit last minute, but could you do a plug for tonight’s 2nd Annual Prohibition Repeal Day celebrations downtown? We have 6 bars participating–Marquee, Milk & Honey, Roy, Cadiz, Wildcat, Joe’s Cafe. … Continue reading

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DESSERT MENU

This observation provided to you by reader Ashleigh: I know this isn’t really breaking news, but I just noticed Wine Cask now posts their dessert menu instead of only their other menus. I think that’s neat, because they have some … Continue reading

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FRESCO CAFE UPDATE

This just in from owner Jill Brouillard: Hello John, Fresco has news! We now have our own coffee blend with Caribbean Coffee, who we have been proud to be associated with for over seventeen years.  All Fresco Cafes will now … Continue reading

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OFF TOPIC

The Santa Barbara News-Press has a nice story today in the Life section on “Mrs. Claus.” My wife Sharon (a.k.a. “The Restaurant Gal”) has played an Elf for the last 5 years at my Accidental Santa call center. After I … Continue reading

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