I have a childish reluctance to let a good evening slip away and will wear one out doggedly rather than let it die gracefully and mercifully by itself.
-Anne Rivers Siddons

Local Dish: Santa Barbara Author Pens “A Visitor’s Guide to Mexico City Street Food”

by lesliedinaberg on July 13, 2017

Richard Lambert, the local chef behind the beloved (and now gone) Santa Barbara Tamales To Go, has turned his culinary talents toward Mexico City’s colorful street food scene with a new book, A Visitor’s Guide to Mexico City Street Food, that turns the spotlight on the world’s number one travel destination (New York Times). Lambert lived […]

Tamales & Tequila at the Bacara

by lesliedinaberg on June 23, 2015

Want to learn how to make delicious tamales? Expert tamale chef Richard Lambert of Santa Barbara Tamales to Go teaches an interactive class on how to make traditional tamales from 2-3 p.m. on Sunday, June 28 at the Bacara Resort & Spa (8301 Hollister Ave.). In what’s sure to be a fun—and tasty—afternoon, Lambert teaches the techniques he uses to […]

Cocktail Corner: Santa Barbara Wine Festival

by lesliedinaberg on June 22, 2015

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg The beautiful grounds of Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History are a wonderful spot to appreciate being out in nature, and what better way to enjoy a summer weekend than sipping wine underneath the oaks along Mission Creek? Especially when the proceeds go to support the work […]