“Renowned sushi chef Lennon Silvers Lee opens a new Santa Barbara restaurant featuring distinctive Japanese tasting menus.”
– Laura Hupp, 805 Living

Siteline • February 4, 2024
Silvers Omakase is Aiming for the Stars
“You’re coming for the best sushi experience you can have in the United States,” promises Lee’s business partner, Lisa Green.

Santa Barbara Independent • March 21, 2024
Silvers Goes for the Gold
New Omakase Sushi Restaurant Brings Caviar Dreams to the Santa Barbara Funk Zone.

805 Living • April 2024 Issue
Silver Lining: Silvers Omakase is Pure Gold
“I wanted to keep it local,” says Lee, “and to support the community with a cool, badass omakase for local people, with a staff that cares.”

The Points Guy • April 12, 2024
Where celebrities travel
Chef Lennon Silvers Lee, who left Michelin-starred restaurant Sushi Bar Montecito to open the 10-seat Silvers Omakase in the bohemian Funk Zone.

LA Magazine • May 14, 2024
A Weekend Escape to Santa Barbara
The easy, breezy beachside locale offers a luxe getaway for L.A.-weary travelers who don’t want to venture too far from home.

C Magazine • Summer 2024 Issue
The Six Top Tables for Summer
Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone pulls in the crowds for casual eats, but high-end omakase is a first. Lennon Silvers Lee has never been to Japan, but he fell in love with the delicate artistry of nigiri while cheffing around SoCal in his early 20s.