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Solvang

glbtrtr
by glbtrtr 5 months ago

Did an overnight to SOLVANG which surprised us with a very nice culinary triangle on Highway 246 from Buellton on Highway 101 - well worth the drive for those of us living in Santa Barbara who want...

SF - LA US 1

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by IronStomach 2 years ago

I know there is a big landslide in Monterey, but still, I have already booked everything for a late September, early October road trip SF ---> LA along US 1. Looking for recommendations of "not-to...

Live uni in Santa Barbara

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by abypmua90 2 years ago

I'm visiting San Francisco at the end of June for the first time, my goal is to find live uni to try!! I have only found one place in San Fran so I wouldn't mind taking a day trip to Santa Barbara....

Central Coast California road trip L.A-Salinas

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by ixchel79eh 7 months ago

Hi all, in mid-April my family and I are traveling from Los Angeles to Salinas. Our plan is to take PCH and stay at Morro Bay the first night. That first day we will go to Santa Barbara, Pismo Beac...

Any new must try wineries or restaurants in Santa Ynez valley? It's my 50th birthday, looking for special!

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by elizabetheatsfood 8 months ago

Hello everyone! We are heading up to Santa Ynez for the weekend, staying in Santa Ynez for the first time. We usually stay in Los Alamos. We have been many times but not in quite a few years. We ...

What's to eat in Ventura?

curioussheridan
by curioussheridan 4 years ago

Baltimore hound and partner staying in Ventura AirBnb for a week in February. Carless, using Uber, looking for well cooked non-bland food and pleasant but not formal surroundings.(money is not the...

Super-rica salsa verde

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by Nhowe 17 years ago

My wife and I visited Santa Barbara today for the first time, and we hit La Super-Rica Taqueria for lunch. The whole meal was fabulous, but I was particularly blown away by the salsa verde in the t...

Santa Barbara bans plastic straws

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Whoa. Penalties for repeat plastic straw-distribution offenders in Santa Barbara include up to six months in jail.

Free Scoops & Grand Opening, 7/19, McConnell's Funk Zone, Santa Barbara

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Free scoops from 4pm to 8pm on Thursday, July 19, at McConnell's Fine Ice Creams new location in Santa Barbara's Funk Zone. McConnell's 120 State St Santa Barbara, CA Details: https://www....

Valle Fresh in Los Alamos

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Leave it to you to make the most gastronomy-wise of your wildfire evacuation! Los Alamos seems to be the best town for eating in Santa Barbara County. Was the Mexican spot Valle Fresh? http://ww...

Breakfast @ Sambo's | Santa Barbara

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A year ago my brother and I enjoyed a Monday morning breakfast at Sambo's before heading out of town.

Dim sum near Santa Barbara?

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by adverb 1 year ago

I recently moved to Santa Barbara but haven't had the chance to explore the area much. I get the sense that excellent Chinese options in the area are few and far between, especially when it comes t...

Solvang: Hummingbird Restaurant & Hill Haven Provisions

OldJalamaMama
by OldJalamaMama 1 year ago

We are in dire need for anything besides taco's and tri-tip in our area, always sad to see something new go by the wayside....Have you tried Hummingbird Café in Solvang? Another new place is Hill ...

2 nights in Santa Barbara

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by manaloman 2 years ago

I will be in Santa Barbara for 2 nights next Monday and Tuesday. M6 wife is a pescatarian who only occasionally eats dairy products. We are thinking of Tuesday night at The Lark and Monday night at...

Eastern chowhounds returning to Carpinteria

curioussheridan
by curioussheridan 1 year ago

had a great food time last year and reported on it. Just seeing if there are any interesting updates over the last 12 months in our favorite California town

Santa Barbara - 7 days

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by suetibu 2 years ago

Hi, We are a family of 4 (2 kids) planning a week long stay in Santa Barbara (hotel Milo). Can you please suggest restaurants/cafes that have views/outdoor seating/mexican cuisine? We will have ca...

Poke holes in our SB/SY itinerary

beachbunnySD
by beachbunnySD 2 years ago

chow friends - 3 couples are spending next weekend in SB and points north. poke holes in our itinerary. are we making any mistakes? friday in santa barbara lunch @ lucky penny urban wine trail...

LAST DAY 8/12/17 Bacon & Brine, Solvang

OldJalamaMama
by OldJalamaMama 2 years ago

Posted Friday 8/11/17 on the Bacon & Brice Facebook page: "It is with the heaviest hearts and most disappointments that we are announcing the closure of Bacon & Brine. Tomorrow Saturday will be ...

Family road tripping in Monterey/Pacific Grove/Cambria/Santa Barbara - Looking to finalize our food itinerary!

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by jacolis 3 years ago

Hi all, Doing some research for a trip driving down Highway 1 from SFO to LAX. Need to fill in a few gaps with dining suggestions for our itinerary below. We are a family of four with two adve...

PCH 1 from SF to Santa Barbara Restaurant Recommendations help!

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by ajetj4 2 years ago

My boyfriend and I are driving from SF to Santa Barbara and we are in need of some yummy restaurant recommendations. We are staying the night in Monterey and also in Santa Barbara. We are going a...