Last get-together of the Workshop: Tuesday, December 16, 2:30 pm, Beachside Bar Cafe, 5905 Sandspit Road, Goleta, CA 93117

We could all walk together from the Institute at about 2:15 pm. If it rains we can all go by car. We need to leave the cafe the latest by 4:45 pm

1- Graciela Gelmini (has car- can take 4 people in each trip)
2-3-Susan and Boris Kayser (has car- can take 3 people)
4-Irina Mocioiu (has car-can take 4 people)
5-Kerry Whisnant
6-Shunsaku Horiuchi
7-Jiajun Liao
8-S.Chakdar
9.- Kohta Murase
10. K. Babu
11. Greg Huber (has car -- can take 3 people if necessary)


Dinner Week 10: Wednesday, December 10, 7: pm China Pavilion, 1202 Chapala St, Santa Barbara

This is a pretty good Chinese restaurant with a variety of items on the menu. There is also a Chinese special menu,
available in English.

1-2- Babu and Kimie (have a car, can take two from/to Goleta area)
3 Walter Winter (will walk)
4 Kohta Murase (no car...)
5-6 Ernest and Eileen Ma
7- Concha Gonzalez-Garcia
8- Renata Zukanovich Funchal
9-Hiroshi Nunokawa
10-11 -Susan & Boris Kayser (will walk)
12- S. Chakdar (no car, Goleta)
13- Whisnant (no car, can take bus)
14 Jiajun Liao
15-16 - Sandip and Heide( have a dentist appt earlier but should be ready for dinner!)
17- Mauricio Bustamante (need ride from KITP)
18-19 Linda and Doug McKay (will take bus or walk)
20 Tom Weiler (can take up to 3 from KITP, after will go to apt downtown)
21. Spencer Klein (have car, can take 2 people from/to Goleta area)

Dinner week 9: Thursday Dec. 4, 8:00 pm (NOTICE CHANGE OF TIME), "Your Choice Restaurant", 3404 State Street (Upper State, close to Las Positas Road, between Amapola Dr. and Toyon Dr.)

This is a Thai food restaurant and can prepare mild or spicy versions of all their dishes. They apparently have very good handcrafted ice creams.

1- Graciela Gelmini (has a car- can take 4 people)
2- Walter Winter (have car, can take up to 3 back to downtown Santa Barbara)
3-4- Heide and Sandip Pakvasa(will walk)
5- Irina Mocioiu (have car, can drive up to 3 people after dinner)
6-7 Maury and Sharon Goodman (has a car, can drive 2 more)
8- Shunsaku Horiuchi (need ride to/from Isla Vista)
9- Mauricio Bustamante (need ride from KITP)
10-11 Chisako and Kohta Murase (have a car, can take one person after dinner)
12- Tom Weiler (can take up to 3 from Polchinski talk to the restaurant, but then to downtown afterwards)
13- Renata Zukanovich Funchal (have a car)
14- Concha Gonzalez-Garcia
15- Hiroshi Nunokawa
16- S.Chakdar (no car)
17-18 Babu and Kimie (have car, can take 2 people from/to Goleta)

Dinner week 8:Wednesday Nov. 19, 7:30 pm at El Paseo, 813 Anacapa St,

This restaurant is in a complex with several restaurants. It is a Mexican restaurant with great ambience. It is on the National Register of
Historic Places, and featured in a short comedy film titled "La Fiesta de Santa Barbara" with many well-known stars…...

Sandip and Heide Pakvasa
Walter Winter (will walk there)
Pedro Machado (no car)
John Learned and Coleen Cory(have car)
Susan and Boris Kayser (will walk there)
Babu and Kimie (have car, can offer ride to two)
Gary Steigman +1
S. Chakdar (no car, Goleta)
Kohta Murase (no car)
Mauricio Bustamante (no car)
Greg and Karen Silverstein-Huber (space in car for 2-3)



R. Shankar Public Lecture: Tuesday, November 18 at 8:00PM

at the New Vic Theater (33 W. Victoria, Santa Barbara). Doors open at 7:15PM.

For more details, see:

http://www.kitp.ucsb.edu/activities/dbdetails?acro=rshankar14

An RSVP is needed. Please call x6363 or email ajones@kitp.ucsb.edu.



Dinner week 7: Thursday, Nov. 13, 8pm at Opal restaurant , 1325 State Street, Santa Barbara


The restaurant is on State Street, downtown Santa Barbara. It offers Californian/Fusion food, according to reviews. For directions, see webpage (link above)

Sign up until 5 pm Tuesday, Nov. 11

Please add your name, whether you have a car, and how many passengers you can accommodate in your car.

Walter Winter, will walk there
Pedro Machado (no car)
David Hollander, have own transportation
Stephen Parke (has car can give 3 people a ride)
Peter Denton (no car)
Renata Zukanovich Funchal (has car can give 3 people a ride)
Sandip and Heide Pakvasa(can give ride to San Roque)
Alex Friedland (have car, can give up to 3 people a ride)
Ty DeYoung + Rebecca (have car, room for two more)
Jiajun Liao (no car)
S. Chakdar (no car)
Babu and Kimie (can give a ride to two people from/to Goleta area)
Mauricio Bustamante (need ride from/to Goleta)
Silvia Pascoli + Brajesh Choudhary

Lunch week 7: Tuesday, Nov. 11 (Veteran's day), 12noon walk-away to Beachside Bar & Cafe.

Short-term sign-up until Tuesday 11:30am. Beachside Bar & Cafe, down the hill from KITP overlooking Goleta beach, about 10mins walk.

Walter Winter
Pedro Machado
Stephen Parke
Dave Hollander
Irina Mocioiu+1
Ty DeYoung
Boris Kayser +1
Janet Conrad

Dinner week 5: Wednesday, Oct. 29, 6:30 pm at Chucks Waterfront Grill , 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara


The restaurant is on the harbor. We will be seated outside, which should provide a nice view of the harbor.
You may consider arriving a bit early for a walk around the harbor. (There are two restaurants at this location, ours will be the one downstairs.)

Directions from KITP: Take Castillo St.( exit 97) from Highway 101, right on Castillo, right on Shoreline, left into Harbor Way.
Parking: Free parking is available on the harbor, the 90 minutes limit does not apply after 6 pm. If you cannot find a spot here, there is also a paid parking manned 24/7 which costs $2 per hour.

Sign up until 5 pm Tuesday

Please add your name, whether you have a car, and how many passengers you can accommodate in your car.

Kaladi Babu + Kimie, have a car, can take 2 from/to Goleta area.
Irina Mocioiu, have car, will take Warren W. and can take 2 more from restaurant to Santa Barbara.
Warren Wright, no car, will ride with Irina.
Daniel Hernandez, need a ride from KITP and to downtown
Sandip Pakvasa and Heide, have car, can offer ride to downtown for 2 people
Jiajun Liao, need a ride from KITP and to Goleta
S. Chakdar, need a ride from KITP and to Goleta
Mu-Chun Chen, have a car, may be able to take 2 from the restaurant
Hisakasu Minakata and Kiku, need a ride from/to West campus
Boris Kayser, have car, can take 3 from restaurant to downtown Santa Barbara locations
Hallsie Reno, has a car, can take 2-3 people from/to Isla Vista area
Ina Sarcevic, has a car, can take 2-3 people from/to Goleta area
Tom Weiler, will car from KITP to downtown, can take up to 3 people one-way
Peter Denton, need a ride from KITP and towards downtown
Hume Feldman, need a ride from/to West campus
Volodymyr Takhistov, need a ride from/to Goleta
Lingjun Fu, Need a ride from KITP and to Goleta
Gary Steigman (+1), have a car
Chris Fryer, have car, can offer ride to/from campus area

Dinner week 4: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 6:00pm, at The Boathouse at Hendry's Beach

The restaurant is right on the beach so you can enjoy a nice walk either before or after dinner and get a nice view of the sunset.

Sign-up until Tuesday at noon

Please add your name and whether you have a car and how many passengers you can accommodate in your car.

Irina Mocioiu (+2), can take one passenger back to "downtown" Santa Barbara
Alex Friedland, have a car, can take up to 3 passengers
Hisakazu Minakata +Kiku, need a ride from/to West Campus
Kaladi Babu (+1), have a car, can take up to two people from/to Goleta
Hallsie Reno, have car, can take up to 3 people from/to Isla Vista
Haim Goldberg, need ride from/to Goleta
Tom Weiler (+1 grad student), has own car
Daniel Hernandez, need ride to restaurant and downtown
André de Gouvea, have car, driving from/to West Campus
Mu-Chun Chen, have car, can take up to two people
Volodymyr Takhistov, no car (going with Mu-Chun)
Lingjun Fu, need ride from/to Goleta
Hume Feldman, need ride from/to Goleta
Walter Winter (+1 adult, +2 kids), have car
Boris Kayser (+1), have car
S. Chakdar, no car, Goleta, (going with Dr. Babu)

Dinner week 3: Wednesday, Oct. 15, 3:30pm, KITP Picnic at Goleta Beach,

dinner begins at 5pm, separate RSVP required, by Mon Oct. 13,

to LISA at
MILSTEAD@KITP.UCSB.EDU.

Dinner week 2: Wednesday (Oct. 8, 8:30 pm) at Toma Restaurant and Bar

The Yelp review page is here

Sign-up until Tuesday 5pm

Notice that they can accommodate 18 people max, so sign up soon!

(add your name below, whether you have a car, and how many passengers you can take in your car)!

1. Tommy Ohlsson, car no
2. Alex Friedland, have a car, can take up to 3 passengers
3. Baha Balantekin, have a car, up to 3 people, coming back to Isla Vista
4. Jonathan Miller, have a car, up to 3 people, coming back to UCSB (leaving at 8pm)
5. Tom Weiler, not able to take passengers.
6. Walter Winter, car, can take someone back to downtown area
7. Sandip Pakvasa + Heide, can give a ride to someone to and from San Roque
8. Heinrich Paes, no car
9. Chris Fryer, probably no car
10. Ulrich Mosel, no car, need transport to and from Isla Vista
11. Susan & Boris Kayser. Have car, can take 3 people starting from downtown Santa Barbara
12. Sergio Palomares-Ruiz, no car, need ride to Goleta
13. Graciela Gelmini, have car


Dinner week 1: Wednesday (Oct. 1, 7pm) at Aldo's restaurant

Sign-up until Tuesday noon (add your name below)!

Graciela Gelmini (social coordinator this week)
Walter Winter
Gary Steigman (+1)
Sandip Pakvasa (+1)
Alex Friedland
Irina Mocioiu
Tommy Ohlsson
Kaladi Babu (+1)
Sergio Palomares-Ruiz
Heinrich Päs
Tom Weiler
Shreyashi Chakdar

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).

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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.

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