Sunday night at the Academy Awards, host Ellen DeGeneres joked about the rain that was depressing Southern California. There was probably one restaurant in Santa Barbara that didn’t find anything funny about the storm and the high surf that came with it.
According to KNBC TV in Los Angeles and multiple YouTube videos, customers of Moby Dick Restaurant in Santa Barbara witnessed and filmed a scary incident Saturday. Due to the winter storm, a group of giant waves came up so strong that they smashed through the building’s windows.
Forrest Buchanan was inside eating breakfast. He noticed the waves and figured the pier would be shut down.
“The dining room was filled with the sound of glass shattering and people screaming as a wave of water rush over the dining room carpet,” Buchanan wrote in the description of a YouTube video he uploaded. “I then looked at the manager and asked, ‘Do you mine (sic) I don't pay for my breakfast and move on?’”
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