805 Living
May 2022
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THE WRITE STUFF
Soolip adds a personal touch to paper trails.

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STANDOUT SALSAS
Three Central Coast cooks play with unexpected ingredients to make renditions of the popular Mexican condiment that command attention.

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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
Three Central Coast cooks play with unexpected ingredients to make renditions of the popular Mexican condiment that command attention.

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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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