Category: Food

Appetizers, Food, Local Challenge, Recipes, Recipes

Conrad’s Ceviche

Conrad Gonzales of Valle Fresh says his inspiration for this recipe came from a love of citrus-cured fish. He says, “Tuna, salmon, halibut, shrimp, scallops—I love playing with different flavors and textures of ceviche. I like a creamy and crunchy element in the form of avocado and fresh fried corn chips.” This particular recipe is

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October 01. 2016 | By Conrad Gonzales | 0 comments

Food, Local Challenge, Farmers' Markets, Farmers' Markets, Farms and Ranches, Goleta, People, Places and Things, People, Places and Things

Gettin’ Down with Papaya Man

Photography by Erin Feinblatt It’s a busy June-gloom day at the Saturday Santa Barbara Farmers Market. Musicians are strumming and singing. The sweet smell of summer fruit fragrances the air. And Hawaiian native Damien “Papaya Man” Raquinio is tending his cornucopia of homegrown papayas with the help of Soleil (a sweet waif of a spirit

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October 01. 2016 | By Leslie A. Westbrook | 0 comments

Food, Local Challenge, Recipes, Main Dishes, Recipes

California Spiny Lobster Roll

Photo by Rosminah Brown California spiny lobster must be eaten fresh. If you have a fresh lobster and do not have time to eat it all that day, you can remove the tail and freeze it for later. Store the detached tail in a container of water, letting it freeze in the ice. Thaw it

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October 01. 2016 | By Rosminah Brown | 0 comments

Food, Local Challenge, Other

In Search of Bugs

Scott Engelman with his catch. Photo by Rosminah Brown On a sunny afternoon, we drive out to Goleta Beach, set up the gear, unload a two-person kayak and drag it to the water. Within minutes we’ve pushed beyond the waves and are paddling our way past the pier. Once we’ve found a favorite spot, it’s

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October 01. 2016 | By Rosminah Brown | 0 comments

Food, Travel, Wine

Edible Travel: The Santa Barbara Road Trip

Edible Radio broadcasts Edible stories from local communities. Santa Barbara is next up on the Edible Travel Road Trip series, listen to the podcast here. If  you’ve ever visited California, let’s hope Santa Barbara was on your list of places you stopped.

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August 12. 2016 | By | 0 comments

Food, Wine, Other

Buttonwood Farm & Winery

Everything on the menu is grown or raised on the Buttonwood Farm—farm-raised pork and lamb, goat cheese, vegetables, peaches and, of course, wine.

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June 17. 2016 | By Krista Harris and photos by Nell Campbell | 0 comments

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