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Your Guide To Shopping The Best Farmers Markets In Santa Barbara County

When it comes to food, the farmers’ market delivers memorable culinary adventures and provides the high quality you deserve. The weekly markets are the perfect spots for those looking to learn, savor and explore the region’s abundant selection of organic agricultural products and appealing farm-fresh produce. The lively outdoor markets give visitors a chance to…

Interview with the creator of Jilli Vanilli and a martini recipe that will knock your socks off!

We recently got to sit down with Jilli Spear – creator of Jilli Vanilli products and a vanilla extract that is to die for. As we like to do, we sent over a few Proust-style questions (see below) and also sat down with Jilli to hear more about how she got her start in the…

Try the Apple Pie at Cutler’s Artisan Spirits

One of our favorite stops on our Funk Zone food tour in Santa Barbara is Cutler’s Artisan Spirits. Our good pal, Ian Cutler, is a fourth generation distiller. (Yeah, you heard us right! FOURTH generation,…

Interview with Sugar Cat Studio//Winner of Cupcake Wars on Food Network

Are you as addicted to amazing cupcakes as we are? If you’re human, then the right answer here is “Uh..yeah! Of course!” Well, we happen to be friends with Alison Riede, winner of Food Network’s…

Interview with Pacific Pickle Works//Creators of the World’s Best Bloody Mary Elixir

Hey, readers! Boss Lady, here. There is nothing I love more than Sundays. It’s my day of rest. Sometimes. Ok, rarely. But when I do get a day to just relax and that day happens to be Sunday, then you can bet your buns I’ll be at brunch. Brunch is probably the most creative way…