Here is a list of food & drink destinations that have opened in the last year:

  • December 2012: Anchor Woodfire Kitchen, 119 State St.; iGrill Korean, BBQ 3132 State St.; Rori’s Artisanal Creamery, 1024 Coast Village Rd., Montecito; XO Coffee Shop, 5599 Hollister Ave., Goleta
  • November 2012: Little Cantina, 14 E. Cota St. (now closed)
  • October 2012: Angry Wings, 6530 Pardall Rd, Isla Vista; Ca Dario Pizzeria, 29 E. Victoria St.; French Press, 528 Anacapa St.; Good Cup, 918 State St.; Hana Kitchen, 6558 Pardall Rd., Isla Vista; Itsuki Restaurant, 7127 Hollister Ave., Goleta; Pickle and Swiss, 811 State St.;  Pizza My Heart, 6533 Trigo Rd., Isla Vista; Relais de Paris, 734 State St.; The French Table, 129 E. Anapamu St.; The Habit, 888 Embarcadero del Norte, Isla Vista
  • September 2012: Crushcakes & Café, 6533 Trigo Rd., Isla Vista; Eureka Burger, 601 Paseo Nuevo; State & Fig 1114 State St. (formerly Whale Tail Deli)
  • August 2012: Maggie’s, 1201 State St.; Rosales, 827 E. Montecito St.
  • July 2012: Nikka Fish Grill, 5722 Calle Real, Goleta; Open Cup, 728 State St.; Snack Shack, 801 State St. (now closed)
  • June 2012: Cafe Blu, 506 State St. (now closed); Fresh & Easy Market, 336 N Milpas St.; Hidden Dolphin Café, 217 Anacapa St.
  • May 2012: Blue Owl Café, 5 W. Canon Perdido St.; On The Alley, 117 Harbor Way
  • April 2012: Arlington Tavern, 21 W. Victoria St.; Chipotle, 3851 State St.; Sides Hardware and Shoes, 2375 Alamo Pintado, Los Olivos
  • March 2012: Jersey Mike’s, 7034 Marketplace Dr., Goleta; La Arcada Bistro, 1112 State St.; Nardonne’s La Famiglia Pizzeria, 17 W. Ortega St.; Panera Bread, 3851 State St.; Presto Pasta, 2830 De La Vina St.
  • February 2012: Cuernavaca Taqueria, 201 W Carrillo St.; Pace, 413 State St.; Starbucks, 210 W. Carrillo St.; The Pan, 18 E. Cota St.; Wahoo’s Fish Taco, UCSB
  • January 2012: Boca De Rio, 318 N. Milpas St.; Cafe Equilibrium, 6549 Pardall Rd., Isla Vista; Cielito, 1114 State St.; Petros, 1316 State St.; Recipes Bakery, 604 Santa Barbara St.; Wurst, 20 E. Cota St.
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  1. betsy says:

    is little cantina still open? website is down…generic answer machine when I call…would like to try it but not sure they are in business?!? Help!!

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