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15 Destinations to Get Your Wine Fix on the Central Coast of California

It’s been nearly two decades since “Sideways” put the Central Coast wine scene on the map, but like a fine pinot noir, the area has only improved over the years. There are dozens of spots between chic...

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

toodie jane
by toodie jane 6 years ago

In northern Santa Barbara county, a few miles west of Santa Maria, the historic town of Guadalupe sits along Coast Route One. Vegetable farms surround the town and semi trucks haul the area's lush...

2 nights in Santa Barbara...

by tachbrook82 6 years 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 only have a few days… where to eat? Thinking of staying at Canary in SB, Marmont...

LA SIMPATIA RETURNS! Historic Guadalupe restaurant nears its opening date

by OldJalamaMama 6 years ago

La Simpatia, Guadalupe's oldest downtown restaurant, is set to reopen after what feels like "eternity" to owner Rosa Quiroga. http://santamariatimes.com/news/local/historic-guadalupe-restaurant-...

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

by taarfirion 6 years ago

Hi, Recently did a 6 day road trip down Central Coast, using many of your suggestions from Chowhound, so i thought I report back on my experiences. We started in SF bay area, first stop (food...

West LA & Santa Barbara

by waylman 6 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 dinner rec's in LA and Santa Barbara. We ate at Craft years ago and loved it. St...

Looking for Great food (and romantic) in Santa Barbara

by ktgweb 6 years ago

Looking for a restaurant for our 10th wedding anniversary in Santa Barbara. Great food is a must. Romantic atmosphere a plus. Restaurants we love in LA: Luques, Laurel Hardware, Osteria Mozza, J...

Quick Santa Barbara trip review

by pioneer 6 years ago

We came for four days; on the Urban Wine Trail we visited- Au Bon Climat, Kunin Winery, The Valley Project. We bought wine at Kunin and Au Bon Climat. The wine at Au bon Climat was so good that we ...

2 weeks SF Bay Area to LA and back: 28 meals worth! (Pt 2/2)

by tre2012 6 years ago

Continuing our 2 week driving trip down to SoCA and back again. 28 meals, plus our fav Monterey bakery where we order ahead and then bring it all home: ~ Part 1 posted separately in this forum: ...

SANTA BARBARA: Barbareno - dinner report

by glbtrtr 6 years ago

Repeat from a prior thread about Santa Barbara - new restaurant at West Canon Perdido and DelaVina in downtown Santa Barbara - parking onsite and on street BARBAREÑO report: Thanks for the nudge...

Large Group in Santa Barbara - Kids!

by manku 6 years ago

My soccer team is travelling up to Santa Barbara for a tournament in early June...it's a team of 10-12 year old boys, so needless to say they can be a little loud and boisterous. I'm looking f...

Brophy Brothers Santa Barbara

by alwayshungrygal 6 years ago

Thinking of driving up to SB from Valencia next Sunday, Mother's Day with my son. We might go whale-watching or doing some other harbor-area stuff. Does anyone think we'd need a reservation? We'...

Central coast seafood. Santa Barbara to Paso Robles on a budget.

by MishHana 6 years ago

Headed to this area for a wedding and have a few days to explore. Would love to discover some good, decently priced seafood places. Bummed to discover Pete's Pierside has closed!! Any suggestions w...

santa barbara bound

by kprich58 8 years ago

my husband and i will be in santa barbara (our first visit) for 4 nights in april. we will eat at a food truck, a 5 star restaurant and anything in between as long as the food is delicious. love m...

Restaurants in Santa Barbara / Santa Ynez / Paso

by Chasewines 7 years ago

We are looking for recommendations on a restaurant for Valentine's night. After a day of wine tasting, we'd like to go to a place where we can certainly dress up, but enjoy fabulous food (or shared...

The Lark in Santa Barbara

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 years ago

Yesterday I read about the newly opened The Lark in Santa Barbara in the LA Times. Would love to hear some chowhound opinions. http://www.latimes.com/food/dailydish/la-dd-a-new-santa-barbara-des...

Family Restaurants In SB and the area...An update?

by MisterGash 7 years ago

Hi Chowhounds We're London UK family, finally taking the trip we had planned two years ago....but weren't able to make. We had a list of good places (from Chowhound - of course!) but things mig...

Here’s the Scoop [Montecito, Santa Barbara]

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 years ago

Another long overdue report . . . I heard about Here’s the Scoop from the friend I visited in LA. On the drive back, January 2, 2012, I made a point to stop to check it out. http://www.e...

SF'er Itinerary to Pasa Robles / SLO / Palm Springs / Death Valley / Santa Barbara

by hyperbowler 9 years ago

I'd appreciate any pointers on this roadtrip itinerary. We are two SF Bay Area locals, and would like to avoid steak and potatoes or haute French places. Other than that, local favorites and/or...

La Super Rica

by Thi N. 17 years ago

Coming back from a weekend of swimming and hiking and fishing about Santa Barbara (caught my first river smallmouth bass. Yay!) and hungry. A fellow hiker suggested (via translation from my Spanish...

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