Tag archives: Viva Oliva

Hone Your Shopping Craft by Going Local
By Nick Masuda   |   December 21, 2021

The pandemic has brought about a lot of changes to people’s everyday lives, with eating out replaced by delivery services, while brick-and-mortar shopping took a temporary backseat to online services. But, along the South Coast, small business is the spine of our community, the glue that keeps us all together. And that has never been […]

Viva Oliva
By Claudia Schou   |   August 20, 2020

Keeping Your Pandemic Pantry Up to Date Having a well-stocked pantry during the pandemic is crucial for those days when there’s nothing in your fridge and you’re reluctant to brave long lines at the grocery store. Whether you’re tossing together pasta and clams or a home cooked bean salad, somehow shopping your pantry makes life […]

Viva Oliva Moves Downtown
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   April 30, 2020

Specialty olive oil and artisan food emporium Viva Oliva has closed up shop on Coast Village Road, leasing a larger space in downtown Santa Barbara, at 927 State Street, across from the Apple Store. Owners Amanda and Sven Dybdahl say they have enjoyed being part of the Montecito community since taking ownership of the shop […]

Corrections & Omissions
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   June 20, 2019

In the latest Montecito Journal Glossy Edition, which hit stands last week, one of our writers mistakenly mentioned the former owner of local olive oil and food purveyor Viva Oliva. Current owners Amanda and Sven Dybdahl have in fact owned the store since 2017, and in addition to a vast selection of specialty olive oils […]

Viva Oliva Unveils New Look
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   May 3, 2018

Nearly a year after moving to Montecito from New Zealand and taking ownership of Coast Village Road’s olive oil shop, Viva Oliva, Amanda and Sven Dybdahl are unveiling the store’s new look and offerings. “We really feel like we are part of this great community,” Amanda said during a visit to the store last week.  […]