Signs Go Up in Goleta for New Restaurant

Construction progresses at our future restaurant location on Calle Real.  Signs went up last week as we get closer and closer to our opening day.  See the video below.

7 Steps to Smarter Coffee Drinking [Infographic]

7 Steps to Smarter Coffee Drinking [Infographic]

Coffee is one of nature’s true gems. Not only is coffee delicious, but it also gives us energy when we are dragging. Additionally, coffee is one of the world’s biggest suppliers of antioxidants, which are good for your health because they can help prevent diseases. Naturally, if you are a coffee drinker you may want to know how to best drink your coffee. You may be wondering—how can I get the most out of drinking it every day? Here are seven tips from the Art of Well Being on how to drink your coffee smarter.

7 Most Popular Espresso Drinks [Infographic]

7 Most Popular Espresso Drinks [Infographic]

Coffee is a big part of a daily routine. Whether you have to have it first thing in the morning, you grab it on the way to work, or you like to leisurely sip it at a café in the evenings, coffee fuels you, wakes you up, and most of all, it’s delicious.  If you need to find a new favorite caffeinated beverage or you want to revisit an old favorite, here are seven of the most popular types of espresso drinks for you to try.

Article about Gator Boy Mural [From 2014]

Article about Gator Boy Mural [From 2014]

Sitting proudly atop his scaled steed and sipping a steaming cup of coffee is Gator Boy, the subject of the mural on the Cajun Kitchen’s parking lot wall.

The mural was painted earlier this year by artist Curt Crawshaw, and has captivated many in the community. Cajun Kitchen co-owner Juan Jimenez commissioned the painting as part of his re-branding initiative.

However, Jimenez did not obtain approval before having the mural painted, and has recently been forced to fight to keep it on display.The city contacted Jimenez during the summer to inform him and his co-owner that the mural would have to be painted over unless they applied for the proper permits.

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The Story Behind the Gator Boy and Controversy

The Story Behind the Gator Boy and Controversy

“Gator Boy” may be forced to ride into that good night after a recent complaint to City Hall sparked an official review of the mural on the north side of Chapala Street’s Cajun Kitchen Café. Unless café co-owner Juan Jimenez can convince city officials that the bayou-and-breakfast-inspired imagery should remain a permanent fixture of Santa Barbara’s highly regulated, historic downtown corridor, the popular piece of public art will come down next August.