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SF Chowhound visiting Santa Barbara July 3-5? Could use some help have itinerary..Very Long

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SF Chowhound visiting Santa Barbara July 3-5? Could use some help have itinerary..Very Long

Arlene | Jun 18, 2003 05:44 PM

Hello,
I read the board and nippers.com and have a chowhound itinerary already below, but where should I go for Santa Barbara wineries (on www.wineriesofsantabarbara.com there are about 43 wineries) and what should I try? Will be driving down from SF Bay Area from Hwy 101:

7/3 Thurs nite, leaving SF Peninsula area:
dinner: Shadowbrook, 1750 Wharf Rd, Capitola-by-the-sea. It'll be our first time, looks great on their website. Cable car ride up-sounds very cool

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Hotel: Embassy Ste Hotel, Lopoc
1117 North H St, Lompoc, CA
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Fri 7/4:
Breakfast-Pierre LaFond Restaurant, 516 State St (West of Cota) for blueberry cornmeal pancakes

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Fri 7/4 lunch:
La Super Rica, 622 N. Milpas St (cross-Alphonse St)
tamale de veduras, pechuga suizo, gueso de cazuela, veggie tamale
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Dessert: Via Maestra 42, 3343 State St, Santa Barbara
805-569-6522 (Italian Sarbetti and gelato)
gelato a must
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Fri 7/4 Dinner:
Grappolo's, 3678 Sagundo St Ste C, Santa Ynez 805-688-6899
or
Brophy Brothers, 119 Harbor Way, SB 805-966-4418
mussels & clams steamed in wine, fresh fish of day, fresh oyster shooters, creamy clam chowder, panoramic ocean views
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Sat 7/5:
Breakfast: East Beach Grill, 1188 E. Cabrillo Blvd, SB
805-965-8805
great banana wheat germ pancake half order 2 for $5
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Sat 7/5 Lunch:
Palace Grill, 8 East Cota St, SB 805-966-3133. New Orleans creole cajun-food.
LA gumbo, bread pudding souffle
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Sat 7/5 Dinner:
Taco Temple, 2680 N. Main St. Morro Bay
and Gas Station across from Taco Temple-wonderful homemade tamales

Anything I'm missing??

Link: http://www.wineriesofsantabarbara.com...

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