About Monkeyshine


Monkeyshine is an innovative ice cream counter serving frozen treats flavored with Asian spices and ingredients. Monkeyshine is destined to be the satisfying ending to a meal at Tyger Tyger or to be enjoyed as a refreshing snack on the way to the beach or a stroll through the shops and art galleries in the Funk Zone. The Monkeyshine menu features Soft Serve Ice Cream flavors of Green Tea; Toasted Rice; Ginger; Thai Chili Chocolate; Orange Szechuan Pepper; Vegan Coconut Lemongrass; and Black Sesame. Toppings and Sauces can be added – Flaked Toasted Coconut; Chopped Candied Ginger; Fresh Fruits; Chopped Peanuts and Almonds; Puffed Rice; Caramelized Sesame Seeds; Rainbow Sprinkles; Shaved Chocolate; Kinako Powder; and Matcha Powder; Nutella; Miso Caramel; Mango and Whipped Cream. Other frozen confections include house-made Popsicles of Berry Thai Basil (vegan); Curry Mango (vegan); Black Sesame with Honey (vegan rice milk based); and Vietnamese Coffee.

Chef Daniel Palaima


Santa Barbara born-and-raised Chef Daniel Palaima who returned home from Chicago to lead the team after stints with internationally acclaimed and award-winning chefs Grant Achatz at the Alinea Group’s Next and Stephanie Izard at Duck, Duck, Goat. Palaima’s culinary career was launched locally at hometown favorites – Brothers at Mattei’s Tavern in Los Olivos and Root 246 in Solvang.

For more information, visit monkeyshinesb.com

121 East Yanonali, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 | 805-880-4228
Sunday – Thursday 12pm to 9pm | Friday & Saturday 12pm to 10pm

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