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Let’s Taco Bout It – Some of Our Fave Taco Spots

It’s no secret that Southern California has some of the best Mexican food around and with Santa Barbara’s intertwined history and culture with Mexico and Spain, it’s only natural to highlight some local taco spots. Because we think we have some of the best taco spots!! Taco lovers from all over visit our little city…

5 Santa Barbara Specialties for Your Food List

Santa Barbara has so many wonderful restaurants and cuisines to choose from. Whether you’re a fan of classic Italian or looking for something a little spicy, there are a lot if restaurants we tell ALL of our guests that they cannot miss out on! McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams McConnell’s ice cream. They are a SB…

The Best Activity in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara has so much to offer, whether you’re a resident or are visiting. From outdoor events and activities to walking around the State Street Promenade, there’s something for everyone. One of our favorite activities? Our Downtown Santa Barbara Food Tour! Not only will you eat the best food that Santa Barbara has to offer,…

Reviews Reviews Reviews

The Review topic has been a big one lately. Do you give reviews? Do you write them for good service? Bad Service? Any Service? Do you read reviews? Where do you go for your reviews? Until I was a business owner, I was not great about writing reviews, good or bad. Sometimes I would use Yelp….

What’s for Dinner? Probably Sushi.

Sushi. Raw fish. Rolls. Rice. Seaweed. Cucumber Salads. Raw fish on crunchy rice. Rice. Ginger. Wasabi. Soy Sauce. Ponzu. Eel Sauce. Edamame. Miso. Green Tea Ice Cream. Mochi. Fried Green Tea Ice Cream. Oh my. (Sushi credits from right to left, yep, keeping ya on your toes: Sakana, Montecito, Fujiya, Camarillo and someplace in Vegas…

I wrote and published an article once

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Brophy’s is taking over SB and maybe the world

Even if you are not from Santa Barbara, you have probably heard of Brophy Bros. They are an old time establishment known for the great location, right on the water, strong poor and great clam chowder. They are so popular, they don’t even need to offer a happy hour. A few years ago they opened another Brophy Bros. in Ventura, CA also rght on the water, they started off a little slower and now are killing it. Breaking news, the Bennet Family (who owns the restaurant) have bought four new locations in Santa Barbara Proper. Can’t wait to see what they do with my fave dive bar, the CLiff Room, Downtown Arch Rock FIsh (not a bad bathroom), the new location on state street (which was previously Maggie’s and before that it was State & A) and Farm Boy (I…

Sometimes, a Great Bathroom Makes the Venue

I am the first to admit that I hate public restrooms and over the years, I have begun to realize just how much I appreciate a fantastic bathroom or even a decent one in public places. I especially I appreciate a good one in the places you least expect, like dive bars. My friends make fun of me for my bathroom fixation, but I now have everyone on the look out for good public restrooms. I literally have friends checking out bathrooms all over the world. So, when I end up in a place that looks kinda junky and there happens to be a nice bathroom, I am so happy. I really am a sucker for establishments with good bathrooms. Along with my love for nice bathrooms, I am strangely keen to total dives. Generally speaking, dives are not known…