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Chowhound favorites in Santa Barbara?

by poot 29 days ago

I'll be in Santa Maria for the big wine tasting at Au Bon Climat and hope to have a good meal or two in Santa Barbara...

Melanie Wong commented 3 days ago

Live uni in Santa Barbara

by abypmua90 3 months 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 fo...

Melanie Wong commented 3 days ago

PCH 1 from SF to Santa Barbara Restaurant Recommendations help!

by ajetj4 3 months ago

My boyfriend and I are driving from SF to Santa Barbara and we are in need of some yummy restaurant recommendations. ...

glbtrtr commented 1 month ago

General Discussion Be the first to comment

Private chef in Ojai or Santa Barbara area

by waferthin 1 month ago

Hi - I'm looking for a private chef for a friends reunion/birthday weekend in Ojai in April. The meals don't have to...

Chowhounds from the east in Carpinteria

by curioussheridan 4 months ago

We are spending a week in Carpinteria in February, and looking for pleasant places with good flavorful food for both ...

curioussheridan commented 2 months ago

Large scale take out options for party

by WSfoodie 3 months ago

We are hosting a small party (15-20 people) for a family birthday. We were excited to order and serve Buena Onda's wo...


WSfoodie commented 3 months ago

Santa Barbara: Wildwood Kitchen

by glbtrtr 1 year ago

So much to like about this new restaurant Wildwood Kitchen on East Haley Street (Funk Zone) in Santa Barbara, from th...

glbtrtr commented 4 months ago

Julienne's closing in SB

by macdog 6 months ago

Just got an email from the owner/chef saying that Julienne's will be essentially shutting down on Nov 12. He'll still...

macdog commented 6 months ago

Anyone try Yoichis yet?

by WSfoodie 7 months ago

I am hearing good things about Yoichis (kaiseki japanese). Has anyone in the Chow community been? I am intrigued. I a...


WSfoodie commented 7 months ago

Rori's Artisanal Creamery - Montecito & Santa Barbara

by Servorg 3 years ago

I did a search and didn't turn up any mention of Rori's Artisanal Creamery http://www.rorisartisanalcreamery.com/home...

Melanie Wong commented 7 months ago

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Santa Barbara - Annual Greek Festival - late July/early August

by glbtrtr 9 months ago

43rd Annual Greek Festival has now come and gone, good as ever. All volunteer effort run by the members of the local ...

Thoughts on Santa Barbara choices

by Property manager 10 months ago

We will be visiting Santa Barbara in the next few weeks and have selected these choices. We like creative, good food...

glbtrtr commented 9 months ago

Santa Barbara Anniversary Dinner - advice please!

by stephendLA 9 months ago

Hi All – first post here. I’m surprising my girlfriend with a trip to Santa Barbara this weekend for her birthday...

glbtrtr commented 9 months ago

Chowdown 1/14/16 La Simpatia--Guadalupe CA

by toodie jane 1 year ago

In northern Santa Barbara county, a few miles west of Santa Maria, the historic town of Guadalupe sits along Coast Ro...

The Chowhound Team commented 10 months ago

2 nights in Santa Barbara...

by tachbrook82 1 year ago

My husband and I doing a whistle stop tour from SF to LA via coast. Planning to do 2 nights SB 2 nights LA. If we o...

macdog commented 1 year ago

What's to eat in Ventura?

by curioussheridan 1 year ago

Baltimore hound and partner staying in Ventura AirBnb for a week in February. Carless, using Uber, looking for well ...

curioussheridan commented 1 year ago

LA SIMPATIA RETURNS! Historic Guadalupe restaurant nears its opening date

by OldJalamaMama 1 year ago

La Simpatia, Guadalupe's oldest downtown restaurant, is set to reopen after what feels like "eternity" to owner Rosa ...

Melanie Wong commented 1 year ago

Trip Report: Carmel to Santa Barbara (along hwy 1)

by taarfirion 1 year ago

Hi, Recently did a 6 day road trip down Central Coast, using many of your suggestions from Chowhound, so i thought...

macdog commented 1 year ago

West LA & Santa Barbara

by waylman 2 years ago

Hi all - My wife and I are coming down to LA from Vancouver at the end of July. I'm looking for a couple of good dinn...

macdog commented 1 year ago