Official Drink of Santa Barbara 2019: The Lark’s Sticky Fingers
A very festive, jam-packed, hard-to-quiet El Paseo Restaurant played the perfect home to Visit Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara Independent’s third annual “Official Drink of Santa Barbara” cocktail contest last Thursday, June 20. Emcee Gabe Saglie, senior editor at Travelzoo,
couldn’t help but joke that we were in for a “stiff” competition.
Indeed it was, as all five finalists had their concoctions built,
according to the rules, around one of hometown Cutler’s Artisan Spirits.
The drinks had to be “hyperlocal, hyper regional,” said Saglie, and, of