Tag archives: dinner

Dinner With Friends
By Gwyn Lurie   |   November 14, 2023

More than a year ago, in “sleepy” Santa Barbara, long before Hamas ever slaughtered 1,400 innocents at a peace festival or Israel retaliated, a special group of Central Coast locals were incubating a project that could just very well help with this mess. Maybe a lot of messes. Ironically, we may owe a debt of […]

On the Menu: Comfort Meals and New Beginnings
By Claudia Schou   |   December 31, 2020

Inside the kitchen at Santa Barbara Rescue Mission a team of masked and gloved volunteers prepare six dozen turkeys – washing each bird, stuffing them with onions, garlic, and herbs, basting them with butter and seasonings – all in preparation for the most important dinner of the year, the Christmas Feast. It’s a time-consuming process […]

Chinese New Year Celebration
By Richard Mineards   |   February 20, 2020

Gung Hay Fat Choy – Wishing You Prosperity and Health – was the motto during the Arthritis Foundation Central Coast’s Chinese New Year dinner at the China Pavilion. The event is the official kick-off for the organization’s popular Taste of the Town on the Riviera being held on September 13, with the Connoisseur’s Circle dinner […]

Mercury Ballroom Supper Club
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   January 30, 2020

Montecito resident Christie Jenkins has been hard at work planning a unique musical experience at the Rockwood Woman’s Club in February; the Mercury Ballroom Supper Club runs nightly (with a matinée on Sunday) from Tuesday, February 11 through Sunday, February 16. Jenkins, who moved to Montecito in 2017, says she decided to create the four-hour […]