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Lower State Street in Santa Barbara is getting a new steakhouse this summer.
Rare Society plans to open a restaurant at 214 State St., the former site of Union Ale.
“We’re heading to Santa Barbara,” the Rare Society website says.
The company has other locations in Solana Beach and University Heights in the San Diego area.
According to the company’s website, the restaurant “pays homage to the infamous retro steakhouses that once claimed the Las Vegas Strip.”
“Inside the space, white marble, padded leather booths and a gold paneled ceiling evoke the tradition of Rat Pack gatherings and rowdy Sinatra dinner parties, while the outdoor bar and covered patio offer a decidedly lighter atmosphere for beach crowds looking for a lively bar scene,” the website states.
The restaurant features an open flame inside show kitchen, dry-aged rib eye cuts, American wagyu and classic filet mignon.
The company is recruiting. E-mail [email protected].
Hummus Republic is buzzing
A new healthy option for food has opened in Isla Vista.
Hummus Republic opened at 6546 Pardall Road last week.
“Opening week was a success,” the company said on Instagram. “We had an amazing time serving you and meeting this wonderful community. We were blown away by your support and enthusiasm for fresh Mediterranean cuisine.”
The menu features Mediterranean dishes including pitas, wraps, bowls, and a variety of vegan, vegetarian, and chicken options. Meals include a base of kale, couscous, spinach, chickpeas, or salad, paired with hummus flavor and protein. There’s also a vegan dirt burger made from a falafel. Desserts include a variety of cookies, brownies, and marshmallow candies.
Candy from New See heads to Goleta
And then they were three.
San Francisco-based See’s Candies is coming to the Camino Real de Goleta market, according to Susan Portman, senior public relations, events and communications manager.
See’s did not confirm the exact address, but said the grand opening is “soon”.
See’s has two other locations on the south coast, one in the Paseo Nuevo mall and the other in La Cumbre Plaza.
A fourth seasonal store opened a few years ago for Christmas on Calle Real, but the new store is expected to be a full-service, year-round chocolate shop.
New Paws Blond Beer
Draftsmen Aleworks Limited Edition Paws Blonde Ale features a photo of Bear, a Boxer mix in Santa Barbara Humane. (Courtesy picture)
Aleworks cartoonists have released a new beer that benefits Santa Barbara Humane.
The limited edition Paws Blonde Ale features a photo of Bear, a Boxer mix in Santa Barbara Humane. According to a press release, proceeds from each tap and canned four-pack are donated to help more animals in need.
The special release capped off the Santa Barbara Microbrewery’s spring fundraising campaign that raised awareness and funds to support affordable and accessible services for thousands of community-owned and free-living dogs and cats. shelter throughout the county.
Paws Blond Ale is available at its two bars in Goleta and Santa Barbara.
“Community members are encouraged to enjoy a pint and four-pack at the two designer tasting rooms before the one-of-a-kind beer sells out,” according to a press release.