Dinner, Thu Dec 8:


Once again, we'll have a workshop dinner on Thursday. Location TBD - I'm down to try something new, please email me (lukasf@gmail.com) if you have any suggestions for good places to eat! But please sign up by the end of today (5pm) because I will have to make the reservation tonight.

sign up here:

- Lukasz Fidkowski (have car, can take 3)
- Ignacio Cirac (have car)
- George Jackeli (have car, can take 3)
- Lucile Savary (I don't have a car)


Dinner, Thu Dec 1:

We're going to have a workshop dinner at TAP Thai in Santa Barbara. Please sign up by the end of today (Wed) if you're interested, so I can get an accurate head count for the reservation:
We leave Thu, Dec 1, 6pm from KITP, the reservation will be for 6:30pm.

sign up here:

- Lukasz Fidkowski (have car, can take 3 more people)
- Dima Feldman (need a ride)
- Masaki Oshikawa (will bike there)
- George Jackeli (have car, can take 3 more people)
- Sho Sugiura (don't have car. want to ride on someone's car)
- Akira Furusaki (have a car, can take 3)
- Max Metlitski (have a car, can take 3)
- Yuan-Ming Lu (need a ride)

Barbecue, Wed Nov 2:


We're going to be joining synquant at KITP beach for their barbecue. It starts at 5pm. Everyone should bring their own food. I'll be making a run to Ralph's shortly before 5pm, feel free to join.

Dinner, Thu Oct 27:

6pm at KITP if you are going to take a ride
6:30pm start at the restaurant

Sign up here (if you have a car, write down how many people you can take):

- Lukasz Fidkowski (have car, can take 3 more people)
- Masaki Oshikawa (will bike there)
- Xie Chen (need a ride)
- Jen Cano (chiral ride with Tim)
- Lucile Savary (if there is space in a car I'd love a ride - otherwise I'll take the bus)
- Tim Hsieh (can give chiral ride)
- Andriy Nevidomskyy (needs a ride pls)


Dinner, Thu Oct 6:

Location TBD based on how many people sign up (feel free to make suggestions):
6pm at KITP if you are going to take a ride
6:30pm start at the restaurant

Sign up here (if you have a car, write down how many people you can take):

- Lukasz Fidkowski (have car, can take 3 more people)
- Mike Hermele (have a car, can take 3 more people *to* dinner, but I have plans after dinner)
- Tim Hsieh (")
- Yuan-Ming Lu (have a car, can take 3)
- Ying Ran (need a ride)
- Tzu-Chieh Wei (has a car, can take 3)
- Ching-Yu Huang (will take a ride from Tzu-Chieh)
- Ashvin Vishwanath (need a ride)
- Masahiko Yamada (need a ride)
-Yasuhiro Hatsugai (have a car, small but can take 3)
- Meng Cheng (need a ride)
- Eddy Ardonne (will bike there)
- Maria Hermanns (will bike there)
- Hiroyuki Fujita (need a ride)
- Sagar Vijay (need a ride)
- Mark Bowick (if still room) - have a car - can take three

Dinner, Thu Sept 29:

Los Agaves, 600 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA
6pm at KITP if you are going to take a ride
6:30pm start at the restaurant

Sign up here (if you have a car, write down how many people you can take)

- Lukasz Fidkowski (have car, can take 3 more people)
- Masaki Oshikawa (will bike there -- please start the dinner if I am late)
- Max Metlitski (have a car, can take 3 more people).
- Tzu-Chieh Wei (has a car, can take 3 more people)
- Ching-Yu Huang (will take a ride from Tzu-Chieh)
Mark Bowick (tentative, has a car)
- Masahiko Yamada (will take a ride from someone)
-Yuan-Ming Lu (needs a ride)

See the KITP Social Wiki for lots of ideas, and please join it if you'd like to contribute!



Area Restaurants

Arnoldi's Cafe - Little Italian restaurant in historic stone building from 1930's with seating and bocce ball out back.

Beachside Bar & Cafe, down the hill from KITP overlooking Goleta beach.

The Boathouse - Seafood place right on Hendry's beach.

Brewhouse - Pretty much what you expect - beer and hearty food. For large groups, they require a pre-selected menu with only 4 entree choices.

Carlitos - Nice Mexican restaurant on State Street.

Edomasa - Sushi.

Olio Pizzeria - Highest rated pizza place in town, but kind of pricey (up to $20 for individual pie).

Opal - California/Fusion.

Trattoria Vittoria - Italian. Will only take large groups either early (before 5:30) or late (after 8:00).



Hiking around Santa Barbara



Local Events


Music:


The Met: Live in HD

  • The Metropolitan Opera broadcasts HD simulcasts of operas to movie theaters all over the world. The live performances are Saturday matinees in New York, so they start here at 9:55am and are shown locally at the historic Arlington Theater in downtown SB and, in a smaller venue at Hahn Hall at the Music Academy of the West in Montecito. It will be rebroadcast again at Hahn Hall at 6:00pm on Saturday and at 2:00pm on Sunday.


Jazz & Folk Music

  • SB has but one place that features jazz and folk: SOhO Restaurant & Music Club .They have decent food if you want to eat before/during a performance.


Sport Activities

  • If you are interested in swimming/running/weightlifting or playing some sports like table tennis or soccer, you may wish to join UCSB's Recreation Center. KITP visitors pay the Community rate.

Santa Barbara Theaters