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The Ultimate Guide for Traveling Santa Barbara
5/5/17 | InStyle
Located at the popular Canary Hotel, this rustic-cool eatery is all about comfort food and fresh ingredients. Referred to as “New American Fare”, selections include buttermilk fried chicken, deviled eggs, classic burgers, baked mac and cheese and seafood pot pie. Comfort me now. Bonus: grab a cocktail at the hotel’s rooftop bar, complete with a pool and outdoor fireplace.
4/2/17 | Press Reader
Sample the buttermilk fried chicken sandwich at the Finch & Fork corner grill.
Finch & Fork: Summer Addition
8/12/16 | SB Sentinel
Finch & Fork Announces New Lead Bartender
8/11/16 | Santa Barbara Independent
Hottest Restaurants in Santa Barbara
8/2/16 | Zagat.com
When it's time for a quick jaunt away from LA for a weekend or even a day, Santa Barbara is a close getaway — only 90 miles — yet it feels so much farther off. And that's a good thing. With the beautiful coastline, local farms and ranches and wine-country influence, it's also a culinary paradise.
Finch & Fork Introduces New Lead Bartender
8/10/16 | SantaBarbara.com
Finch & Fork restaurant at 31 West Carrillo Street has named Santa Barbara newcomer Joe Dohany as Lead Bartender. The restaurant has appointed Dohany with designing seasonal menus that speak his holistic approach to bartending, as well as the menu at Finch & Fork.
Finch & Fork Announces New Lead Bartender
8/15/16 | Santa Barbara Independent
Finch & Fork, the local hotspot for fresh and flavorful eats and drinks, names Santa Barbara newcomer Joe Dohany as Lead Bartender. The restaurant has appointed Dohany with designing seasonal menus that speak his holistic approach to bartending, as well as the menu at Finch & Fork.
Far from Frou Frou: Finch & Fork Cocktails
8/24/16 | George Eats
If you're tired of too much frou frou at the bar--did the barkeep just use an atomizer to spray something in the general vicinity of my glass?--head on down to Finch & Fork at the Canary.
Meet The Most Mom-Approved Hotel In California
7/22/16 | Food Republic
In Hungry Concierge, we travel the world to spot hotels that operate with their guests’ food and drink needs squarely in mind — hotels, both big and small, that are located in neighborhoods rich with bar and restaurant options.
Farm to Table
7/1/16 | USA Today 10 Best
You may not want to eat dinner on a farm while you're on vacation. Mud, pigs, squawking hens... no, thank you! But enjoying a meal made of ingredients fresh from a farm when you're in California's bountiful Central Coast? That's an entirely different story.
5 Fabulous Hotel Dining Rooms in Santa Barbara
7/1/16 | Zagat.com
There really isn't a bad time to go to Santa Barbara, but summer is particularly amazing, whether it's for a few hours to walk around, an overnight stay or a couple of days. Even bad traffic on the 101 can’t bring you down because when you get there, the weather is likely impeccable, the water gorgeous and the hillside rising above it full of greenery and red-roof tiles.
Where to eat over Easter Weekend
3/26/16 | USA Today
Spring brings holiday brunch weekends, and we're working up a craving for Easter and Mother's Day with the restaurants in the gallery above offering eggs every which way. After painting and hunting, let these delicious destinations do the work, so you can enjoy a scramble, Benedict, omelette or dish of deviled eggs for brunch — or any other meal — over Easter weekend.
10 Best Happy Hours for Early Birds and Night Owls at Finch and Fork
3/11/16 | USA Today
Before we can tell you more about the new happy hour schedule and menu at Finch and Fork in Santa Barbara, let's make sure we agree on the three shortcomings of happy hours in general.
Comfort food in the heart of SB
3/7/16 | Eat This, Shoot That
Step aside from the typical beach-style joint and join the urban warriors for a drink and a bite at the rustic chic lounge in the heart of the city at Finch & Fork.
Sip Something New in Santa Barbara
2/24/16 | New York Magazine
The Santa Ynez Valley has become a new frontier for young winemakers, with chic new tasting rooms and creative ways to explore the bounty of this West Coast beach town.
2/25/16 | Food & Wine FWx
We’ve eaten our share of fried chicken sandwiches, but few approach the beauty of the B.F.C. from Finch & Fork in Santa Barbara. Chef James Siao nails all the details — from the mustard to the slaw to the all-important fried chicken — for a sandwich that’s as wolf-it-down delicious as it is photogenic.
Finch & Fork Welcomes Rene Clemente as new F&B Director
2/25/16 | NoozHawk.com
Santa Barbara’s Finch & Fork restaurant in downtown Santa Barbara has appointed industry veteran Rene Clemente as its new director of food and beverage.
World’s Perfect Sandwich
1/25/16 | Santa Barbara Independent
An expertly deep-fried piece of buttermilk-coated chicken just might be the tastiest food on the planet. Texturally, it plays to a delicious duality, with a crunchy outside that traps the soft, hot, and moist flesh inside.
TripAdvisor- Certificate of Excellence 2015
OpenTable Diner's Choice American - Central Coast
OpenTable Diner's Choice Vibrant Bar Scene - Central Coast & Santa Barbara
TripAdvisor Recommended Restaurant