THE CRYSTAL BALL KNOWS ALL: After intense concentration and a wave of my hand over the all-knowing crystal ball, my eatery oracle has revealed a list of food and drink locations appearing in your future:

  • Bristol Farms, 3855 State St. (formerly Vons at La Cumbre Plaza)
  • Ca’ Dario, 1187 Coast Village Rd., Montecito (formerly Giovanni’s)
  • Copenhagen Sausage Garden, the Funk Zone
  • Dave’s Drip House (ice cream), 193 S. Turnpike Rd. (near Vons)
  • Joie Di Vino, 532 State St. (formerly Zia Café)
  • Leadbetter, 23 E. Cabrillo Blvd (formerly Wheel Fun and L.T. Cinnamon)
  • Little Dom’s Seafood, 686 Linden Ave., Carpinteria (formerly Sly’s)
  • Mangione’s Italian Ice, 1222 State St. (formerly Spoon)
  • Mesa Burger, 1209 Coast Village Rd., Montecito (formerly Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf)
  • M. Special, 634 State St. (formerly Tonic)
  • Oku Sushi, 29 E. Cabrillo Blvd. (formerly El Torito)
  • Rincon Brewery, 205 Santa Barbara St. #B (formerly Laplace Wine Bar & Shop)
  • Rusty’s Pizza, 2315 Lillie Ave., Summerland (formerly Stacky’s Seaside)
  • Sprouts, 29 S. Milpas St. (formerly Trader Joe’s which moved up the street)
  • Taqueria Santa Barbara, 1213 State St. (formerly Jersey Mike’s)
  • The Daisy Restaurant, 1221 State St.
  • Vons Chicken (Korean BBQ), 955 Embarcadero del Mar, Isla Vista (formerly Sweet Alley)
  • 7-Eleven, 700 State St. (formerly Panera Bread and Left at Albuquerque)
  • Unnamed French Bakery, 34 E. Canon Perdido St. (formerly Miso Hungry  and Sojourner Cafe)
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  1. connie milano says:

    thanks for the update…Ciao from Villa Isabella Pergusa Sicily 🙂

  2. Michele says:

    FYI, the Bristol Farms website says Santa Barbara store is opening in “2020.” So not in time for the holidays, sadly. 🙁

    Curious what’s up with the Sprouts on Milpas. Their site has about five “Coming Soon” new locations around So Cal but no mention of us.

    (Can you tell I am looking forward to new grocery options?)