Congratulations to my restaurateur/chef buddy Scott McIntosh, who’s known in this town for Boat Canyon’s successful Reunion Kitchen as well as Asada Tacos + Beer. On Monday this week, he opened his 3rd Reunion Kitchen location, this time in Santa Barbara right on the sand at the Cabrillo Pavilion at East Beach, about a mile south of the SB Pier.

The restaurant belonged to other owners and was almost finished before COVID hit. Fast forward a year and that’s how Scott found the place three months ago, just waiting for a new owner to finish it and roll with happy customers. It seems that everything Scott touches turns to gold, and I’ve no doubts he has a prosperous future ahead with the new addition to the family.

Reunion Kitchen in Santa Barbara just opened

Stay tuned for opening details of his 4th Reunion Kitchen restaurant, next to his 2nd Asada Cantina restaurant (a much larger version of his Boat Canyon entry … have you seen it?) in the San Clemente Outlet Center.

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