The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
-Coco Chanel

Cocktail Corner: Local Restaurants Earn Wine Spectator’s Top Honors

by lesliedinaberg on July 14, 2017

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic!  By Leslie Dinaberg As if there were any doubt that Santa Barbara County is Wine Country, Wine Spectator recently honored 20 local restaurants with their highest honors for excellence. “Wine Spectator‘s Restaurant Awards recognize restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to […]

Arthritis Foundation’s 33rd Annual Taste of the Town

by lesliedinaberg on August 1, 2014

We got a preview last week of what’s in store for the 33rd annual Santa Barbara Taste of the Town, and there’s a lot to be excited about for this signature culinary event benefiting the Arthritis Foundation. Taking place on Sunday, Sept. 7 at the picturesque Riviera Park Gardens, 2030 Alameda Padre Serra,  from noon-3 p.m., the fundraiser is expected to attract more than  1,000 […]

Cocktail Corner: Downtown Art & Wine Tour

by lesliedinaberg on May 12, 2014

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg Great art & wonderful wine make excellent bedfellows, especially when you add in fabulous food (which they do) at the 2014 Downtown Art & Wine Tour, which takes place on Thursday, May 22 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Stroll along State Street with fellow art lovers. Each venue is paired […]