The Lark offers a seasonal menu and the new locally-sourced dip from Chef de Cuisine Logan Jones. The Whipped Pistachio & Feta Dip (hazelnut and crispy black rice dukkah, marigold, aleppo chili oil, sea salt lavash cracker) pairs with The Lark’s debut of the Flora Rosa tequila highball (jalapeno infused reposado tequila, guava, lime, ginger cordial, rosemary).
Helena Avenue Bakery’s menu now includes fresh heirloom tomatoes direct from Lompoc’s Tutti Frutti Farms. Enjoy the Heirloom Tomatoes & Persian Cucumber Salad (avocado, pickled red onion, french feta, basil), or the Heirloom Tomato Sandwich on Sourdough (lemon thyme goat cheese, butter lettuce, aged balsamic vinegar). Open daily from 8am – 2 p.m., lunch items served from 11 a.m., brunch is all day.
Lucky Penny offers an Autumn Beet Carpaccio or Wood-Fired Cauliflower and a Smoked Pork Meatball Sub (aged provolone, smoked mozzarella, pickled peppers, red onion, and basil). Open daily from 11 a.m.
La Paloma Café wants you to know that October is National Seafood Month and as an Ocean-Friendly Restaurant with Surfrider Foundation, the culinary team’s sustainability mantra is to find new and creative ways to purchase wisely, support local fishermen, be open to all by-catch, and utilize every ounce of seafood that they acquire. Look out this fall for sustainable seafood specials like black cod menudo, tuna chorizo, rock cod chowder, rock crab hush puppies, and spiny lobster fritters. Pair with new fall cocktail options like the Verde Eastside (Verde Mezcal, Lime, Cucumber puree, Agave). Open Wednesday to Monday from 5pm. Brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Loquita has been named a “Bib Gourmand” restaurant by the Michelin Guide, recognized for an elevated experience and outstanding cuisine. Pair your tapas with one of the new fall cocktails like the Jardin de España (bloom gin, lemon, apricot, sage, celery bitters, pepper tincture).