February 22, 2019

We get things going with Gregg Gorga from the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum. There's always something cool going on at the museum. Upcoming exhibits include Rum Running, Sailors and Prohibition in April. Plus in October you can go Cage Diving with Sharks. For real. Details athttps://sbmm.org.

We get Monte from Lake Cachuma on the phone. Monte manages the marina and the general store. He gives us the good news that Cachuma is 60% full. Plus the lake just got stocked with a new batch of trout. Neat site at https://countyofsb.org/parks/cachuma.sbc.

Up next it's Graham Goodfield with Los Padres Outfitters. Los Padres Outfitters let's you experience an unforgettable horseback beach or trail ride in the beautiful American Riviera. Graham even gives us a great mini lesson in dutch oven cooking. Check out https://lospadresoutfitters.com.

Our final guest is Louie Lucas. He's the man behind Lucas and Lewellen Vineyards. Louie let's us know how the recent chilly weather has affected the vines. Be sure to stop by Lucas and Lewellen's tasting rooms in Solvang. Here's the web site: http://www.llwine.com.

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February 15, 2019

Joining us in studio is Michael DeRousse from the Palace Grill. We discuss the events coming up for Mardi Gras celebration at the Palace Grill March 5th. There'll be two seatings, a costume contest, live music and very special menus. Don't wait to make your reservations: (805) 963-5000.

Next we call Captain Jason Diamond. Jason runs Stardust Sportfishing out of the Santa Barbara Harbor. Among other things we discuss the absolute joy of catching your own dinner. Their season officially opens March 1st so schedule your trip at https://www.stardustsportfishing.com.

After Jason, John Henigin and Michael DeRousse get into a great discussion about the nuts and bolts of running a restaurant. Jerome Bohnett joins in the conversation and he knows the business backwards and forwards. He operates Petrini's Italian Restaurant on Calle Laureles here in Santa Barbara. They've been in business for over 50 years. Tasty site at http://petrinis.com.

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February 8, 2019

Jennifer Walsh from Mesa Produce joins us in studio. She's got all the flowers you'll need for Valentine's Day. Plus she'll be making chocolate dip strawberries. Jennifer also tells us about her new calf named Golda. Great pictures on Instagram.

Next we get Warren Butler on the phone. Warren gives us an update on The Flightline's Valentine's Day menu. Can you say great food and awesome desserts! Check out https://www.facebook.com/flightlinerestaurant.

Monte joins us from Lake Cachuma. Monte is the manager at Cachuma and he says the recent rains have made fishing and boating even better. Great info at https://countyofsb.org/parks/cachuma.sbc.

Stewart McLennan reminds us about the Garagiste Wine festival happening this weekend (Feb 8th and 9th). The festival is a place for the underground, the different, and the cutting edge of small production winemaking with no rules. Details at

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February 1, 2019
We open the show with winemaker Stewart McLennan. Stewart reminds us about the Garagiste Wine Festival. The Festival is dedicated to the undiscovered and under-recognized artisan ‘garagiste’ producers. The event takes place February 8th, 9th and 10th in Solvang. Details at http://californiagaragistes.com.

Joining us next is Tara Haaf from Eat This, Shoot That! Her company offers walking food and wine tours in Downtown Santa Barbara, The Funk Zone and Solvang. Their #1 goal is to support the local mom & pop eateries, tasting rooms, farms, and shops of Santa Barbara & Solvang while showing you a super good time. Great web site at https://eatthisshootthat.com.

Quote of the day from Tara: "Wine is for some people, beer is for the rest."

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