Daily Archives: Wednesday, April 30, 2014

SMOKE N BARREL CLOSES

Readers “Mister P” and “Black CA Guy” tell me that Smoke N Barrel BBQ Shack at 6920 Marketplace Drive in Goleta has closed after 7 months in business. I stopped by and saw a sign on the door that read … Continue reading

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A FRESH TAKE ON A CLASSIC DINER

Santa Barbara’s Bennett Family recently purchased local icon Farmer Boy restaurant, 3427 State Street, and will close the eatery for several months of renovation, starting tomorrow (Thursday). If you want their popular giant cinnamon roll you better run over there … Continue reading

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MAGIC PITA CAFÉ CLOSES

Magic Pita Café at 5 W. Haley Street replaced Greek House Café last November. Several readers tell me that there is now a sign on the front window that reads “closed until further notice.” I tried calling the restaurant and … Continue reading

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LOVE IS IN THE AIR

Readers tell me that Lovin’ Oven Mediterranean Bakery & Café has opened at 6578 Trigo Road in Isla Vista, the former home of Cafe Int’l and Fresh Wok.

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OH THANK HEAVEN

The Santa Barbara News-Press reports that a new commercial building, to be occupied by 7-Eleven and Subway, is coming to 1936 State Street, directly across the street from an AM/PM mini-mart and gas station.

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IGRILL UPDATE

Reader Brendan let me know that iGrill Korean BBQ at 3132 State Street has been closed for a couple of weeks. I stopped by and spoke with an associate who told me that they are in the process of changing … Continue reading

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