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Santa Barbara: Dinner and Drinks at The Lark

  We went to the Lark for my birthday dinner in Santa Barbara. It’s in the busy Funk Zone area of Santa Barbara. I loved that they offered us popcorn while we perused… Continue reading

Santa Barbara: Apple Pie Liqueur at Cutler’s Artisan Spirits

  While walking around the Funk Zone in Santa Barbara, I came across Cutler’s Artisan Spirits. It was a tiny tasting room where you can view the distillery via a window off to… Continue reading

Santa Barbara: Ascendant Spirits in Buellton

  I’m quite familiar with Ascendant Spirits from their whiskey to their vodka in cocktails at bars across Los Angeles. My favorite is the Semper Fi corn whiskey. I was then quite excited… Continue reading

Santa Barbara: Brunch at Loquita

  I was recently in Santa Barbara for my birthday and checked out Loquita for brunch. I had heard great things about this Spanish-style restaurant for their gin and tonics and tapas. One… Continue reading

Santa Barbara: Bloody Marys and Brunch at Brophy Bros.

  Last year I went to Santa Barbara for a day and fell in love with simple but good food at On the Alley, the casual shop and sister stand to Brophy Bros.… Continue reading

Santa Barbara: Hot Chicken Bao and Drinks at Sama Sama

  After bar hopping along State Street in Santa Barbara, we checked out Sama Sama Kitchen for a snack and nightcap. I wasn’t too happy about our sushi dinner earlier in the evening… Continue reading

Santa Barbara: Barhopping from Hotels to Tiki Bars

  I took the train up to Santa Barbara for my birthday trip. It was supposed to be a pleasant two hour ride. Instead, there were delays. Someone had jumped in front of… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Drinks at Meat on Ocean

  After dinner at Red O in Santa Monica, we stopped into Meat on Ocean for a nightcap. They are owned by the same group that has the Watergrill so the furnishings are… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Mini Burritos at Petite Taqueria

  I’ve been spending a lot of time in West Hollywood lately. I recently checked out Petite Taqueria for their regular menu after sampling the fabulous chef’s table called Ainoko. Petite Taqueria is… Continue reading

Hollywood: Drinks at the Ever Bar/ Klimpton Everly Hotel

    After watching Hamilton at the Pantages Theatre, we headed over to the Ever Bar at the new Klimpton Everly Hotel. The entire hotel is very beautiful and modern. There was some… Continue reading