Bella Vista at The Four Seasons Resort – The Biltmore

As part of he Epicure.SB culinary extravaganza held during the month of October in Santa Barbara, Chef Alessandro Cartumini of Bella Vista is featuring “The best of Santa Barbara from A to V”. Inside the five-star Four Seasons Biltmore Resort, Chef Alessandro is preparing a unique five-course dinner paired with wines. Abalone ceviche with finger limes is…

El Cid: Dinner Theater Reborn on Sunset

In the 1960s, El Cid, a popular dinner-theatre venue, opened on Sunset Boulevard.  The Spanish-style tavern was housed in a 1905 structure, originally built by film director, D.W. Griffith, where he debuted his epic film “The Birth of a Nation”. In its early years, El Cid was a frequent hangout for Hollywood celebs, including Marlon…