A London-style pub in downtown Santa Barbara. One day, please oh please serve my favorite drink from the UK - gin and bitter lemon. But more importantly: Quiz Night, Wednesdays, 7 PM. Be there. No wankers!
A decent corner market with all the standard corner market fare – candy bars, nuts, chips, cold beer. They sell vanilla It’s Its, yay! But they are often smashed, boo! They are also a sandwich deli with limited serving hours. I don’t think I’ve ever popped in when the deli section was open. Then again, [...]
It’s hard to write a review of Our Daily Bread without also mentioning its neighbor shops, because the whole becomes greater than the sum of its parts. The cheese shop next door, C’est Cheese, is a great complement to the bread sold here. But as a stand-alone, Our Daily Bread is fine. Fresh bread, including [...]
All biscuits come with gravy. All your water service and bills are given by an old lady who walks a bit like a zombie. They decorate their tiki-like carvings with big fluffy white beards at Christmas time. An abnormally large fork and spoon is mounted on the wall above the counter area. On some weekends [...]
This is the Chuck E. Cheese of Santa Barbara, meaning there are games to be played for tickets which are redeemed for little plastic prizes. So, good for kids! The pizza was okay, nothing horrid, nothing super fabulous. There is a small salad bar, very typical for standard pizza parlors. Iceberg lettuce, bacobits, grated carrots, [...]
I have my reservations about any eatery in a big box shopping center, which is why I shied way from Kahuna Grill for some time. But I was there recently for a co-worker lunch and am glad they finally burst my biased bubble. These Kahuna-experienced co-workers gave me plenty of advice on what’s good there, [...]