Fine food, spirits, music and dancing were all part of the program Thursday night for the fifth annual Fiesta Ranchera, which kicked off the local summer Fiesta season.
Among the returning favorite food vendors participating were the Bacara Resort & Spa, Anna’s Bakery, California Woodfired Catering, Country Meat Market, Marmalade Café, The Nugget, Pepe’s, Rincon Events, Santa Barbara Elks Lodge No. 613, SBB Gourmet Catering, Silvergreens, Woodstock’s Pizza and Woody’s BBQ. Newcomers included Blush Restaurant & Lounge, Catering Connection, and Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf.
Arthur Earl, Alexander & Wayne, Carina Cellars and Consilience were on hand as well. Event sponsors Tres Agaves offered the opportunity to taste tequilas from around the world at its “Tequila Tasting Bar,” and exclusive beer sponsor Hollister Brewing Co. provided a taste of brew fare and its famous beers and ales.
Check back for Rochelle Rose’s iSociety column detailing this event.