Bacon and Barrels

If you’ve been thinking about a trip to Santa Barbara County’s wine country, now’s the time to start your planning. July 19-21, 2013 is the first annual Bacon & Barrels festival in downtown Los Olivos, in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley, and...

A Swine of Relief

Thank you, National Pig Association of the United Kingdom, for giving us all a heart attack imagining life with a bacon shortage! Insert squeal… The real blame, however, goes to our hyper crazy global media outlets that took the title of the small press release...

Celebrate Tax Day with Bacon Goodness

Our lovely friends at Baconery are having a Tax Day Sale, just for us bacon lovers! So take those refund dollars and treat yourself to something special. Or, if you’re like me, drown your Tax Day sorrows in salty, chocolately bliss. Go to their website now and...

Weekend Round-up: Now with Bacon!

Looking for the zaniest of bacon products this lovely spring weekend? We’ve got you covered, and then some. This year is even better than last. Let’s begin with our friends at Green Works, a product I personally use and love. (This is not a paid...

There Will Be Bacon

In case you were looking for something to do this weekend, and in case you happen to love motorcycles and bacon, we have an event for you! The First (and hopefully not last) Annual Bacon Run starts in San Diego and ends up right here in Santa...

Bacon Ice Cream on the Go

Santa Barbara has seen a rash of mobile food eateries pop up in the past year or so, as seen here in John Dickson’s Food Truck Guide. In my opinion, this is one of the greatest things that can happen to any city. I love street food vendors, and although we have...

Bacon for the Cure!

Just a quick note to tell you that TEAM BACON (aka Naseem and I) are running a 5K for the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara this weekend. It’s our first “race” but certainly won’t be our last. We’ll be out there flying the RBS flag…eh,...

Bacon & Beer Festival – Hell yes!

Wow! If ever there was an event that I wish I could be queen of, this is it: The Boston Bacon & Beer Festival, being held on April 24 in  Boston’s South End. That’s right. Beer, Bacon & Boston. More than 30 restaurants and at least a dozen...

This one made me gag a little

Wow. I don’t know what to say about KFC this morning. I once got really sick after eating KFC wings, so am perhaps over-cautious about their products. And I do admit their snackers look good to me, but they have really outdone themselves this time. Their new...

Bourdain Goes Bacon

On Monday night my husband and I were feeling a bit lazy and uninspired, so much so that we ended up watching a veritable marathon of Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations. Which is not to say we don’t enjoy the show; indeed, we applaud his fervent...