A chilled white gazpacho perfect for a hot day. Photo by Erin Feinblatt.

White Gazpacho

Seasonal Recipe

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

While most of us are familiar with the classic Spanish red gazpacho, the white version with almonds and grapes is equally authentic. It is cool, smooth and creamy, despite having no dairy, and it’s very refreshing on a hot day.

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A Day in Santa Barbara

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Getting to know Santa Barbara food culture means sampling the area’s diverse produce, abundant seafood and artisan food products. Expedia has teamed up with Edible Feast and Edible Santa Barbara magazine to bring you a food and drink lover’s perfect day.

As you go exploring, you’ll find chefs shopping for freshly picked fruits and vegetables at the many farmers markets, and you’ll have plenty of opportunities to sample their creations. Seek out the farm to table eateries that dot the Santa Barbara County landscape from the picturesque city by the ocean to the rolling hills of the north county.

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C’est Cheese Bakery and Café

Start the morning by having breakfast or coffee at C’est Cheese in the downtown Santa Barbara Presidio Neighborhood…

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The Good Lion

Monday, July 6th, 2015

The farm-to-bar-cocktail aficionados now have another watering hole to call their own. The Good Lion is a dedicated cocktail lounge, and their focus is on making seasonal freshly crafted drinks using local and high-quality ingredients. Watching their skilled mixologists behind the bar is half the fun. Deciding what to order is the hard part. And because you’ll probably want a little nibble with your drink of choice, they have a menu of Spanish tapas that are artfully created by neighboring restaurant Sama Sama. The Good Lion also does events and can provide cocktail catering anywhere in Santa Barbara County.

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Raise High the Pig Farms

by Rosminah Brown
Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Pork has seen a resurgence in popularity, starting with the ubiquitous and delicious bacon we see across meals from breakfast to dessert, and expanding into the delectable world of salumi, sausages, cured meats.

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A Father-Daughter Duet

by Laura Sanchez
Saturday, June 20th, 2015

G-L-A-M-O-R-O-U-S. Fergie exudes glamour. As the lead female vocalist for the Black Eyed Peas she travels the world singing sold-out shows with sultry power. She is sexy and stylish—iconic even.

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by Jill Johnson
Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Gooey. Chewy. Flakey. Cakey. Sugary. Salty. The Kouign-Amann (KWEEN ah mon) is a caramelized delight wrapped in a laminated pastry inside a popover-shaped enigma.

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Egg Curry

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

M. F. K. Fisher wrote of making an egg curry when she was a young girl that she called Hindu Eggs. It was so spicy hot that she and her sister had tears streaming down their face while they tried valiantly to eat it.

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