Daily Archives: Thursday, June 21, 2018

BETTINA COMING TO MONTECITO

Reader Peter passed the word that Bettina is coming to the Montecito Country Mart (called Vons Montecito Shopping Center when I was growing up nearby) in the space occupied decades ago by a restaurant named Fred C. Dobbs.  Bettina is … Continue reading

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SPYGLASS BISTRO GETS A NEW NAME

Reader Cris sent me an update for Spyglass Bistro and Bar on the 4th floor of the Hilton Garden Inn at 6878 Hollister Avenue in Goleta near Kmart: “John, Sitting here in Subway and noticed the ‘Spyglass’ in Spyglass Bistro … Continue reading

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RESTAURANT COMING TO ISLA VISTA

An ABC permit application has been filed by “Cheng An” of V Series Inc. to open a beer/wine/eating place at 901 Embarcadero del Mar in Isla Vista, the former home of Sorriso Italiano which closed last month.

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CHICKEN IN A BARREL UPDATE

Reader Bill sent me a Goleta update: “I don’t know about the Chicken in a Barrel BBQ, 5711 Calle Real in Goleta (formerly Petrini’s). I stopped by today after a visit to Trader Joe’s and saw air ducts on the … Continue reading

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BRICKLAYER COMING TO DOWNTOWN

Reader “Insure It” tells me that an ABC permit application has been filed by Taylor Melonuk of Bricklayer LLC to open a beer/wine/eating place at 18 East Cota Street, the former home of 18 East, Globe, The Pan, Cafe Luck, … Continue reading

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RINCON BREWERY CLOSES IN ISLA VISTA

The popular Rincon Brewery in Carpinteria continues to be open for business as usual but their second location, which opened in July 2017 at 6583 Pardall Road in Isla Vista (replacing former longtime tenant Giovanni’s Pizza), has closed.

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