Here is an update from the Funk Zone:

Hi John,

I’m excited to share that Test Pilot, the tropical and nautical-inspired cocktail bar in Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone, from the husband and wife team behind Good Lion Hospitality (The Good Lion, Shaker Mill), will host an exciting bar takeover with the highly acclaimed San Francisco bar Smuggler’s Cove on Saturday, June 23rd from 5pm – 12am. Smuggler’s Cove is an award-winning bar including 2017 Tales of the Cocktail Spirits Award, the 2017 James Beard Foundation Book Award, and has been named one of the World’s 50 Best Bars. Test Pilot is thrilled to welcome the Smuggler’s Cove team into the bar to serve some of their favorite drinks.

Smuggler’s Cove owners, Martin and Rebecca Cate, will be at the bar takeover and selling merchandise, including their award-winning book “Smuggler’s Cove.” Joining them from San Francisco are bartenders Timmy and Gabe, who will showcase their expertise and create delightful drinks from the Smuggler’s Cove Menu. Test Pilot recommends guests make reservations, by emailing

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