Friday, October 22, 2021

Restaurant News

Fish Enterprise Restaurant to be Converted Into Offices

The Enterprise Fish Company, a long time seafood restaurant at 225 State Street in Santa Barbara that was shuttered by the pandemic, has been sold to new owners who plan to convert the building into office space. Lorem ipsum dolor...

Secret Bao Opens

Secret Bao finally got its own space when it opened last week on Anacapa Street at Anapamu. The popular Asian fusion restaurant has taken over the building formerly occupied by Cafe Ana, and by Coffee Cat before that. Platea dictumst...

New Restaurant Coming to Amazon Building

When Amazon leased the former Saks Fifth Avenue building on the corner of State and Carrillo, it reserved the space fronting State Street for a future restaurant that would be open to the public. Now, a new restaurant appears...

Jeannine’s Closes Downtown Restaurant

Jeannine's, a popular casual cafe/ restaurant that has been in the Santa Barbara area for over three decades, closed its downtown location on East Figueroa Street. That location, along with the Upper State Street and Goleta restaurants, have been...

La Cumbre Plaza Loses GameStop, Adds Wingstop

Fast food chicken chain WingStop has announced it will be opening a restaurant in La Cumbre Plaza soon. The chain, with over 1,500 locations, plans to open its first Santa Barbara area restaurant in the annex building across the...

Secret Bao Gets a Home

The very popular and unique pop-up that features modern Asian cuisine announced they will be moving into the space that formerly housed Cafe Ana, on Anacapa Street, on the northwest corner of Anapamu Street. The owners , who previously were...

Newsom orders statewide shutdown of indoor activities at bars, restaurants, other businesses

(The Center Square) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered all indoor operations statewide to shut down for restaurants, bars, wineries, theaters, zoos, museums and cardrooms as the number of new coronavirus cases continued to climb through the weekend. The latest...

Shortstack Eatery Receives a Makeover

Shortstack, a local breakfast hotspot, will be undergoing construction for the remainder of the summer. Owner Paulie Jones says the main dining area will be expanded to better accommodate the large crowds that typically gather there on weekend mornings....

Council Temporarily Expands Downtown Liquor Licenses

On Monday the Santa Barbara City Council approved requests from several bars and restaurants to temporarily expand their liquor licenses to include larger outdoor areas. In previous years, the Council has denied similar requests from downtown businesses, but outdoor...

Ice Cream for Everyone

Rita’s Creamery dished out hundreds of orders of ice cream to visitors over the weekend. Rita’s has been celebrating National Dairy Month this month of June with various deals and discounts, but they pulled out all the stops on...

Community Diner Lowers Price to $0

John and Ted Laurent, owners of Sunny City Diner, made a few updates to their menus earlier this month. Most notably, they’ve changed all the prices to $0. The Laurents say they know this year has posed significant burdens...

Blue Owl Re-opens

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California Announces Four Rounds of Funding For Small Businesses

California’s Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA), part of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), announced today, March 3, four new funding rounds for the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program following Governor Gavin...

Re-start Loans Available for Goleta Businesses

Goleta-based businesses are encouraged to apply for ReStart Loans up $25,000 each to provide support during the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Goleta contributed $200,000 to support the small business loan program administered by Women's Economic Venture (WEV). Goleta ReStart...

Goleta Launches On-Line Site for Permits & Licenses

For the first time ever, you can now apply for and track permits and licenses online using the City of Goleta’s new Magnet Permit Tracking System Public Portal. The City launched the new user-friendly, intuitive Public Portal today, March...