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The United States of Espresso: A New Isla Vista Coffee Fixture

If you walk down Pardall Road, you’ll find Isla Vista’s newest hidden gem: the United States of Espresso food truck.
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Two Recipes for Mardi Gras

Celebrate Mardi Gras with wallet-friendly versions of festive recipes!
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A Day of Airfrying

Since investing in an air fryer, I have found that it is the most efficient and healthy way to make meals, to the point that I use it to prepare nearly every meal!
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Pascucci Restaurant Review

If you are out with friends, on a romantic date or just really craving some pasta but don’t want to make it yourself, Santa Barbara’s Pascucci is the place to be. 
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Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried green tomatoes are a quick and tasty side dish, incorporating a nutritious, immunity-boosting vegetable!
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Three Protein-full Recipes

Upgrade your breakfasts with some of these high-protein recipes!
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Black-Owned Restaurants in Santa Barbara

In honor of Black History Month, we would like to take a moment to highlight a few Black-owned restaurants and food businesses in the Santa Barbara area.
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Three Fantastic Black Content Creators in the “Health and Wellness” Food Space

Here are some of my favorite Black content creators within the “health and wellness” food space. These creators bring nuance, creativity and fun to a space bogged down by monotony. 
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Decolonizing Our Plates and Reframing the Standards of Health

Why is the epitome of health always depicted as a thin white woman eating a salad?
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CLCRC and MENASA CRC Share Ways to Cook Cultural Food on a Budget

On Feb. 2 the cultural resource centers presented their own recipes that result in a quick and easy meal with low-cost ingredients. 
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Red Wine Risotto for Two

Risotto is romantic. Red wine is romantic. Why not put the two together this Valentine’s Day?
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Valentine’s Day Desserts

Make your Valentine’s Day a little sweeter with these easy and tasty desserts!
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The Best Desserts in the OC

Orange County is a vast Southern California paradise filled with beaches, theme parks and most importantly: amazing food.
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A Simple Yet Elegant Valentine’s Day Dinner

If, like me, you’re looking to treat your significant other to a special evening, this meal is perfect.
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Three Winter Soup Recipes

Have you been feeling like all the food you’re eating is just too solid?
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