Written by Julie Tremaine | Forbes, Travel Contributor | October 30, 2021
Santa Barbara has been making headlines in the culinary world. The region has finally caught the attention of the Michelin Guide which recognized 14 area restaurants in 2021. The local culinary scene has something to offer for everyone from an italian tasting menu with a view to omakase serve in a casual setting; From world-class plant-based fare to an unpretentious french bistro launched by two defectors from the highly acclaimed Per Se restaurant in New York. Santa Barbara restaurants lean in to the area's local terrior featuring local wines, agriculture, and seafood.
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