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Neal Barr’s career behind the camera captured the decades with style.
PERSONAL PASSIONS, PUBLIC DELIGHTS
Individual interests give rise to three museum gems.

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A LIFE IN FASHION
Neal Barr’s career behind the camera captured
the decades with style.


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ENHANCING THE BISCUIT
Three Central Coast chefs update the fluffy, flaky favorite with lively flavors.

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FALLING FOR COFFEE BREWS
Central Coast brewers partner with their favorite roasters to produce an autumn tradition.

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RECIPES FOR SUCCESS
A new cookbook reveals the impetus for the creation of Santa Barbara’s Barbareño restaurant and how to re-create its elevated farm-to-table dishes at home.

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MORE TO SAVOR IN SANTA YNEZ VALLEY
Vineyard, farm, and bakery expansions and new owners, chefs, and eateries bring fresh ways to fill your glass and plate with the flavors of the region.

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IMAGE MAKER
Artist Peter Horjus illustrates the art of versatility.

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FRUIT OF ALL TRADES
Chefs in the 805 make creative use of the tropical jackfruit as a savory replacement for meat

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FREEZE!
Chefs Jesus Medina and Patrick Fahy of Coin & Candor cool down with four recipes for Mexican-style ice pops.

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NATURAL HABITAT
Refresh outdoor spaces with furnishings that echo the neutral tones of mother earth.

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SPIRIT GUIDES
These local distillers never search too far for
inspiration—or ingredients.


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WATER WORKS
Local chefs deliver our body’s most important nutrient via their refreshing aguas frescas recipes.

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TUNING IN TO THE CHANNEL
The waters off the coast from Point Mugu to Point Conception may be worthy of a rare designation in celebration of their cetaceans.

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WELL TRAVELED
Venturing out of your everyday regimen brings fresh outlooks and experiences that heal your body, intrigue your mind, and restore your zest for life.

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FIT FOR A QUEEN
Personal collections and superb curation combine to tell a home designer’s story.

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HOME TRENDSPOTTING
Interior designers share the fresh elements that bring a sparkle to their eyes.

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AN ALL-OCCASION COLLECTION
Professional advice for having the right bottle on hand for every contingency.

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GROWTH POTENTIAL
GROWTH POTENTIAL
The Plant Therapist in San Luis Obispo specializes in decorative indoor and outdoor designs that showcase plants.

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EMERGENT EATS
Purveyors of pop-up eateries share the challenges of being on the move and their secrets to creating a loyal following.

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Focaccia
ON THE RISE
Focaccia is heating up in the 805 as local bakers infuse the traditional dimpled bread with flavor.

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A Quick Pickle
A Quick Pickle
No need to dust off the canning equipment for these fast and easy recipes.

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Lulu House
A Pattern of Delight
Home goods designer Carly Blumberg takes being lighthearted seriously.

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Chef Luca
Tune into 805 Living Eats podcast, an audio adventure through the kitchens and flavors of California’s Central Coast hosted by columnist Jaime Lewis. This month’s podcast features executive chef Luca Crestinelli, owner/partner at S.Y. Kitchen in Santa Ynez.

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Coconut Craze
Coconut Craze
Local chefs take the tropical flavor to new levels in a range of recipes that call for it in multiple forms.

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Let There Be Light
Let There Be Light!
Looking to the future with cherished treasures and pops of modernity.

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Backyard Bliss
A Charismatic Collection
Eclecticism and serenity come together in a total redecoration.

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Sommelier Q & A<
Sommelier Q & A
Wine Wisdom
Local experts share their insider knowledge.


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A Light Touch
A Light Touch
Sometimes a move offers an opportunity to start fresh, to think about the activities and lifestyle that give us pleasure, and create a home to match. That’s what a Westlake Village family did when they bought a contemporary residence in their neighborhood and brought on Designs of the Interior to furnish the 7,000-square-foot space.

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Glass Classic
Glass Classic
Glass Classic: A contemporary home design showcases mountain views, panoramas, and Santa Barbara’s indoor-outdoor-lifestyle.

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Next-Level Picnics
Next-Level Picnics
Local event designer Nicole Leza, owner of Santa Barbara Picnic Co. takes picnicking to the next level, creating memorable gatherings infused with bohemian style.

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