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Eyes Wide Open: A Guide to Isla Vista Coffee

"...as most of you know, not all coffee is the same, and certainly not all coffee shops are equal"
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Little Delights at Le Macaron

"Amid the steadily bustling restaurants and cafes in downtown Santa Barbara, a sweet new place has opened up"
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Prime dining at Caffe Primo

"It appealed to us based on its appearance alone, with twinkling, hanging lights outside and cute décor we could see through the windows"
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A Hidden Gem Just Fifty Miles North

"Everything was trendy, new and something that you would find located in The Funk Zone in Santa Barbara."
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Ike’s, Ike’s Baby!

A newcomer to the I.V. food scene, Ike’s Place is already making a name for itself in our local community.
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805 Kabob Does the Job

"Lovin Oven has changed its name! 805 Kabob has opened its doors!"
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Not Blown Away at Le Café, Lacking Splendor at Blend Me Tender

"...I wish the food was as good as the decor."
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The Hidden Gem at Camino Real Marketplace

"If you’re looking to get away from I.V. and have a bit of a sweet tooth, Anna’s Bakery is the way to go!"
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Pickles and Swiss’s Crispy Chicken West

"Located in the Paseo Nuevo shopping center in downtown Santa Barbara along State Street lies Pickles & Swiss"
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One More Burrito Joint for Your Deltopia Drunchies

"Who knew tortillas could even be that big?" A review of Isla Vista's newest Mexican eatery, Santa Ynez Burritos.
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Nothing Bundt Delicious!

"Located a short distance from Isla Vista, Nothing Bundt Cakes just unlocked their doors and announced their grand opening on Calle Real in Goleta."
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There is No Place Like Home

"If you want to feel at 'home' enjoying traditional dishes [...] then head on over to Home and try this delicious restaurant."
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It’s All Gucci at Pascucci

" When I heard that Pascucci, one of State Street’s popular Italian destinations, was creating a second location at the Camino Real Marketplace in Goleta, I was, needless to say, overjoyed. "
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Romantic Getaway to Cold Spring Tavern

"With a fresh red rose and flickering candle at the table, Valentine’s Day offers couples the fairy tale ending they have always dreamt of."
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The Name Game: Kol’s to Keggs

"Kol’s Café transformed its name to Keggs for the purpose of specializing in breakfast foods and lunchtime meals."
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