A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendship, all the enjoyments of sense and reason, and indeed, all the sweets of life.
-Joseph Addison

Local Lowdown: Pico

by lesliedinaberg on October 3, 2017

By Leslie Dinaberg Headquartered in the wee Western-style town of Los Alamos and sharing its 1880s vintage building with The Los Alamos General Store is PICO, a farm-to-table foodie destination that’s quickly building a buzz among diners up and down the coast. Owners Will Henry and Kali Kopley, a husband and wife duo, chose the […]

Cocktail Corner: In the Beginning—The Early Years in the Santa Barbara Wine Country

by lesliedinaberg on October 7, 2016

A Spirited Toast to All Things Alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg  The history of Santa Barbara County’s wine industry takes center stage at The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History on October 23, with an autumn symposium featuring an all-star panel of Santa Barbara winemakers. Panelists include Jim Clendenen (Au Bon Climat), Fred Brander (Brander Vineyards), Ken Brown (Ken […]