One of Carpinteria’s biggest events of the year—the Avocado Festival—is a favorite weekend for both locals and visitors alike. This October will mark the 33rd year of the festival, which is the largest music festival in the entire state of California and one of the biggest free festivals in the United States. The festival will be held October 4–6 in downtown Carpinteria, one of the most charming small towns in the country.
They probably couldn't be described as anything less than the best beer cocktail ever created. Thank you, Mexico, for that. Micheladas are often said to be a hangover cure, so you can almost feel good about drinking them!
Doralee Jacobson, the owner of Jack’s Bistro & Famous Bagels, never intended to enter the restaurant industry.
“Our journey in Santa Barbara really started on a fluke. We moved up here to retire. I was a chiropractor and my husband was a Madison Avenue ad exec,” she says.