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n behalf of the staff, artists, photographers, designers, writers and others who have helped to make Passport Gateway Magazine the area’s most popular visitor guide since 1995, we invite you to join the millions of readers who have used our magazine to find the very best places to eat, shop and play in Paradise on the Pacific, where the unique east to west, southern facing coastal orientation creates the Mediterraneanlike abundance of sunshine, moderate temperatures and dazzling beauty that

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attracts more than six million annual visitors to this seaside sanctuary commonly called the American Riviera. This is the place that was claimed by Spain in 1542, when the first European to set foot on the California coast was greeted by gift-bearing Chumash Indians who had thrived here for thousands of years and are today one of the region’s largest employers and philanthropists. This was the moviemaking capital of the world in the early 20th Century. This is where Charlie Chaplin built a hotel and Jimmy Cagney owned a wharf; where Laurence Olivier married Vivien Leigh and John & Jackie Kennedy honeymooned; where miles of palm lined beaches frame a moving canvass of white sailboats on crisp blue seas and magnificent sunsets silhouette the rich, red terra cotta rooflines that surround one of California’s most popular Spanish Missions; where you’re 92 miles north of Los Angeles,


332 miles south of San Francisco, and, hopefully, far enough from home to become accustomed to a more relaxed, carefree lifestyle as you explore the sun-drenched beaches, picturesque harbor, gourmet restaurants, shopping treasures, museums, galleries, awardwinning wineries and historical sites. This is also the place where you’ll find charming sidewalk cafes and worldclass restaurants; and, where you’ll enjoy shopping adventures at first-class national and international stores as well as our eclectic mix of locally owned shops, boutiques and galleries. This is the home of five Nobel Prize winners; media celebrities Oprah Winfrey, Laura Schlessinger

and Dennis Miller; entertainers Jeff Bridges, Carol Burnett, John Cleese, Kevin Costner, Bo Derek, Kirk Douglas, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Dennis Franz, Tab Hunter, Kathy Ireland, Michael Keaton, Cheryl Ladd, Christopher Lloyd, Rob Lowe, Eva Marie Saint and Jonathan Winters; singers and songwriters Jeff Barr y, Jackson Browne, Christopher Cross, David Crosby, Barry DeVorzon, Bruce Johnston, Kenny Loggins, Jim Messina, Peter Noone and Glen Phillips; TV/film producers and directors Bruce Brown, Chris Carter, Tom Pollock, Ivan Reitman, Joel Schumacher, Dick Wolf and Robert Zemeckis; bestselling authors Jack Canfield, Barnaby Conrad and Sue Grafton; sports legends Jimmy Connors, Fred Couples, Tommy Curren and Andy Granatelli; business titans Gene Montesano, Charlie Munger, Paul Orfalea, Fred Siegal, Harold Simmons, Herb Simon and Ty Warner; and, all of the rest of us who live, work and play in one of the world’s favorite destinations. Welcome to paradise. We’re glad you’re here.  - Betty Carroll ­7


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Volume 71 • Winter 2012 - 2013 FEATURES features 13 WENDY FOSTER BOUTIQUES

Holiday Shopping Santa Barbara Style! A shopper’s paradise in paradise! If you’re looking for something unique original, and do in Downtown Santa&Barbara you’re sure to find it here with everything rganization Website at from locally owned specialty boutiques, com or tophone 22 & dozens 962-2098 of art galleries,ext. department retail stores, and two major shopping centers. See our special Holiday Shopping Guide starting on pg.14

14 HOLIDAY NATASHA On theSHOPPING Forward Edge International Fashion 12  INofSANTA BARBARA Santa Barbara’s Favorite Women’s Boutique The Best Places to Find the Perfect Gift! 16 SANTA BARBARA WINERY 18 AN World ORCHIDELIC CELEBRATION! Class Varietal Wines 67th Annual GOLF Santa Barbara International Orchid Show 60 SANDPIPER COURSE ON THE WATERFRONT 22 24 QUI SI BELLA LUXURY ECO-WELLNESS SPA Extraordinary Experiences Ocean Views! CompleteGolf Guide to Santa&Barbara’s Waterfront Beauty from Within WORLD CLASSART WHALE WATCHING STUDIO 25 30SANTA BARBARA GLASSBLOWING restaurant close-ups The Whales Summer Are In! A Santa BarbaraofOriginal 32 THE ANDERSEN’S RESTAURANT & BAKERY NEW AT THE ZOO 28 33 WORLD CLASS WHALE WATCHING Giraffes Among Santa Barbara Zoo’s New Additions Right here, right now, in the Santa Barbara Channel! 38 OPAL RESTAURANT 56 THE LAND SHARK CLOSEUPS 44 RESTAURANT BOATHOUSE RESTAURANT Showing you Santa Barbara by land and sea! OPAL RESTAURANT 60 36WELCOME TO RANCHO SAN MARCOS theHARBOR Golf Gods Play! 40Where THE RESTAURANT DEPARTMENTS 44 KAHUNA GRILL 14 50 SHOPPING GUIDE THE BOATHOUSE BLUSH MAP 16 54 MONTECITO

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28 EVENTS & ACTIVITIES 30 DINING GUIDE 40 AREA MAP 42 POINTS OF INTEREST 43 DOWNTOWN MAP 50 WINE COUNTRY MAP 52 WATERFRONT GUIDE

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in Santa Barbara The Best Places to Find the Perfect Gifts!

Holiday shopping in Santa Barbara is a rewarding experience and there’s no greater reward than discovering the eclectic mix of locally owned boutiques, galleries and shops that are some of the best places to find the perfect gifts in paradise on the pacific. We’ll begin at Loreto Plaza at the corner of State and Los Positas streets where you can enjoy a luxurious spa treatment at Qui si Terri Taber, pastel artist - Santa Barbara Arts Bella eco-Wellness spa and find quality skin care products, candles, exotic scents and gift certificates for that special person on your list. No matter what time of day you’ve begun your shopping adventure, Le Café Stella, the popular French-American cafe overlooking Loreto Plaza on McCaw Avenue is a locals favorite place to eat, drink and relax for breakfast, lunch or dinner. From Loreto Plaza, we recommend you travel south on State Street to Downtown santa Barbara, where you’ll find the area’s highest concentration of retail shopping treasures in the eleven blocks from Sola Street south to Highway 101 with abundant public parking off Chapala and Anacapa streets and open-air trolleys, electric shuttle buses and pedi-cabs available to help you navigate the most beautiful downtown on the California coast. As you enter the downtown area, be sure to visit natasha, the contemporary women’s clothing boutique in Victoria Court at 1231 State Street that specializes in easy care, easy wear casual clothing in natural fabrics made in California as well as the area’s largest selection of Citron and Cutloose apparel and a wide selection of accessories, shoes, bags, jewelry and hats. And since you’re just across the street from the box office at the beautifully restored Granada Theatre at 1214 State Street, may we suggest that tickets to the State Street Ballet’s December 22nd or 23rd performances of The Nutcracker with a full orchestra or the February 9th or 10th performances of Firebird set to the music of Stravinsky performed by the Santa Barbara Symphony. The santa Barbara Museum of art store at 1130 State Street on the lower level of the SBMA in downtown area’s charming cultural district offers a variety of merchandise unique to the Museum of Art’s permanent The Yes Store collection and special exhibitions, including the area’s finest 12

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Shopping Guide ANGEL 1221 Coast Village Rd., Montecito 565-1599

Montecito boutique, Angel, reflects a mix of high fashion & casual beach elegance with luxe collections of jewelry, knitwear, denim, swimwear, separates & handbags. Angel prides itself on its unique local interpretation of fashion & individual approach to style, with many new lines from emerging & wellknown designers arriving for the coming season. Open Mon.-Sat., 10am-7pm, Sun. 11am-6pm.

BIKINI FACTORY 2275 Ortega Rd., Summerland, 969-2887

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33 JEWELS 814 State St., 957-9100

Locally owned, 33 Jewels is proud to feature a diverse collection of several Santa Barbara jewelry artists as well as international jewelers. This full service jeweler has an extensive collection of diamonds & colored stones and a variety of precious metals. 33 Jewels also offers a distinct & unique bridal selection, create your custom designs, repair work and service on fine watches. Their fine craftsmanship is heirloom quality – handmade and symbolic, each a small wearable treasure. Open 11am-6pm daily, Noon-5pm Sunday. Closed Tuesdays.

A mainstay of the Santa Barbara shopping experience, Bikini Factory is only 5 minutes from downtown Santa Barbara, nestled in the cozy artistic community of Summerland. Bikini Factory not only sells but creates ladies swimwear for all body types & ages, offering full service, constantly updated stock and they mail too!

LOVEBIRD BOUTIQUE & JEWELRY BAR

535 State St., 560-9900 7 East De La Guerra, 568-3800 lovebirdsb.com This locally owned boutique, with 2 downtown locations, offers a wide & varied selection of women’s apparel, handbags, shoes, accessories & Zia Jewelry created by owner Jennifer Scarbrough. Choose from fashions by Johnny Was, Flax, Wooden Ships, XCVI, Green Dragon & more. Lovebird offers a comfortable & affordable Santa Barbara shopping experience. (Continued on page 20)

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selection of art books, music and dvds. You’ll find distinctive art objects, jewelry and apparel by local artists, as well as beautiful SBMA signature products, and educational children’s books and toys. The Museum Store proudly supports fair-trade merchants from around the world, and, all proceeds support the Museum of Art’s exhibitions and extensive education programs. A block south on the east side of State Street, the charming La Arcada Court is the home of Oliver & Espig Jewelers renowned for the finest selection of gemstones from rare and exotic places, one-of-a-kind pieces and custom made designs at 1108 State Street, Santa Barbara Arts at 1114 State Street, Suite 126 Oliver & Espig where you’ll discover fine contemporary crafts and one-of-a-kind gifts from hand-made jewelry to pottery, hand blown glass, photography, wind chimes, bells, artistic clothing and more from over 40 local artists. For over 35 years, The Andersen’s Danish Bakery and Restaurant has been providing the finest authentic Danish and European cuisine and bakery items available at 1106 State; and, they’ll ship their world-famous Kringle, Butter Rings and Danish Strips along with other wonderful items directly to your door! The Yes Store, Santa Barbara’s annual artist cooperative, located at 930 State Street is celebrating their 44th season of offering special hand-made custom jewelry, ceramics, fused and blown glass, graphics, photography, weaving and clothing on sale through Christmas Eve; and, if you’re holiday shopping on Sunday, be sure to visit the Sunday Arts & Crafts Show where over 200 resident artists display their own original work in a beautiful outdoor setting under the palms on Cabrillo Boulevard from Stearns Wharf to Chase Palm Park at the only continuous, nonjuried arts festival of original drawings, painting, graphics, sculpture, crafts and photography in the world. 33 Jewels at 814 State Street in the historic El Paseo, California’s first shopping center, is a popular, full service jeweler that proudly features a diverse collection of wearable treasures from Santa Barbara jewelry artists and international jewelers that include an extensive collection of diamond, colored stones, and, a variety of precious metals. At the corner of Carrillo and State streets, Wendy Foster State Street, one of downtown Santa Barbara’s premier shopping destinations for over 20 years, offers discerning shoppers the opportunity to create entire coordinated outfits, often featuring lines designed locally or not available elsewhere, from an extensive inventory of clothing and accessories; and, the locally owned Lovebird Boutique & Jewelry Bar stores at 535 State Street and 7 East De La Guerra offers a wide and varied selection of women’s apparel, handbags, shoes, accessories and Zia jewelry created by owner Jennifer Scarborough. You’ll find more exquisite holiday gifts at the Santa Barbara Art Glassblowing Studio at 706 East Mason Street, where master glass artists will help you design your own handblown ornaments. Before we leave Santa Barbara for the lush coastal community of Montecito ­18


where celebrity residents like Oprah Winfrey, Kirk Douglas, Rob Lowe and numerous other famous entertainers, artists and writers are often spotted in the area’s upscale boutiques, galleries, fine restaurants and world class hotels; we recommend a visit to Santa Barbara Winery, to enjoy the wine tasting room at the area’s oldest winery just two blocks from the beach at 202 Anacapa Street; and, if you need a break from your holiday shopping extravaganza, we suggest you visit the Santa Barbara Zoo that is known as one of the world’s most beautiful zoos and is home to 160 species of mammals, Ed Spaw - Santa Barbara Arts reptiles, birds and insects exhibited in open, naturalistic habitats overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Andree Clark Bird Refuge and the Santa Ynez Mountains. Montecito is divided into the two areas shown on the map on page 16 of this magazine. The Upper Village near the corners of East Valley Road and San Ysidro Road is bordered by the historic San Ysidro Ranch, the luxury resort that is considered to be one of the most romantic hideaways in the world. The Lower Village on Coast Village Road between Olive Mill Road and Hot Springs Road is bordered by the palatial Four Seasons Biltmore that combines the glory of historic California with legendary Four Seasons service. We’ll begin this phase of our holiday shopping adventure in the Upper Village at Wendy Foster in the Plaza del Sol at 516 San Ysidro Road, the flagship of four stores that this local fashion icon owns in the greater Santa Barbara area. Wendy Foster was raised in Montecito and this store has earned a national reputation for showcasing her classic luxury fashion collections from New York, Paris, Los Angeles and Asian based designers, and, her unique hand picked jewelry selections in artfully designed displays. The Upper Village is also home to the Pierre LaFond Montecito Market at 516 San Ysidro Road where you’ll find a wide array of unique gift baskets, olive oil, vinegar and other culinary treats. In the Lower Village, we suggest you visit the elegant Montecito Inn that was built in 1928 by the legendary Charlie Chaplin on the corner of San Ysidro Road and Coast Village Road before you explore the mix of high fashion and casual beach elegance with luxe collections of jewelry, knitwear, denim, swimwear, separates and handbags at Angel at 1221 Coast Village Road, the younger and more hip of the four Wendy Foster stores that showcases cutting-edge collections from designers like Joie, Nightcap and MK2K. Our holiday shopping adventure concludes with a visit to the charming seaside community of Summerland, just five minutes from downtown Santa Barbara, where the Bikini Factory, at 2275 Ortega Road, has been offering all shapes and sizes of mix & match bikinis for over 40 years along with cover-ups, shoes and colorful beachwear. Happy Holidays! ­19


Shopping Guide

Neon Buddha, Natasha

NATASHA 1231 State St., 965-4542 This contemporary women’s clothing boutique specializes in wash & wear easy clothing in natural fabrics made in California. A fun place to shop, Natasha offers a wide selection with personalized service, and daily shipments of new merchandise. Natasha also has the largest selection of CITRON silks and rayons and wonderful, cozy, colorful sweaters. Great jewelry, shoes, handbags and belts by HOBO make Natasha your one-stop boutique and they can ship your purchases home for you!

OLIVER & ESPIG JEWELERS 1108 State St., 962-8111 www.oliverandespig.com

Located at La Arcada Court in the heart of historical downtown, Oliver & Espig Jewelers is renowned for the finest selection of gemstones from rare and exotic places. The award-winning Oliver & Espig architects of fine jewelry team specializes in one-of-a-kind ­20

pieces as well as custom made designs and is committed to display the uniqueness of each jewel and artist they represent.

QUI SI BELLA ECO-WELLNESS SPA 3311 State St., 682-0003 (In the Loreto Shopping Center)

This luxurious eco-wellness spa combines modern advancements in beauty treatments with ancient holistic healing rituals amidst the soothing waterfalls & Tuscanstyle décor. Select from an extensive spa menu & emerge glowing with serenity & health from the inside, out. In Italian Qui Si Bella implies “beauty from within.” Let Qui Si Bella bring out your beauty. Call for appointment. Scan the code to view the modern beauty treatments and ancient holistic healing rituals that will inspire your senses and renew your spirit! (Continued on page 24)


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Shopping WENDY FOSTER - Montecito

516 San Ysidro Rd., Montecito, 565-1506

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Wendy Foster - a local store with a national reputation. Wendy was raised in Montecito and now has four stores in the area. The current collections she has in Montecito are: Piazza Sempioni, Shirin Guild, and Dosa, and really, really gorgeous jewelry from around the world. Open 7 days, 9am to 8pm.

WENDY FOSTER - State Street

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SANTA BARBARA ARTS 1114 State St. #26, 884-1938

This locally owned one-stop gift gallery located in the historic La Arcada courtyard features beautifully crafted treasures by fifty local artists including stunning handmade jewelry, hand dyed silks, ceramics, sculptures, paintings, photography, mobiles, books and much more with complementary gift-wrapping. Open daily 11am -6pm.

833 State Street, 966-2276 - wendyfoster.com For over 20 years, Wendy Foster’s boutiques have influenced the Santa Barbara fashion scene by launching young designers & featuring labels from around the world. Wendy Foster State Street is a premier shopping destination in downtown Santa Barbara & offers a mix of street savvy clothing & elegant ensembles. This boutique is a must stop for locals & visitors alike on the popular State Street strip.

THE YES STORE

930 State St., The Yes Store is one of the few artisan cooperatives in business today. Every year, the finest of Santa Barbara’s artisans come together to offer a beautiful array of contemporary art & crafts for your holiday gift giving pleasure. Scan the code to see the Operated & staffed by local artists, the store beautifully crafted treasures at this locally owned features the best in custom fine jewelry, ceramics, fused and blown glass, graphics, one-stop gift gallery located in the historic La photography, weaving & clothing. Open daily 10am-7pm Nov 7-Dec 24 only. Arcada courtyard

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santa BarBara arts 1114 State St. #26, 884-1938 Santa Barbara Arts is your one-stop gift gallery located in the historic La Arcada courtyard. This locally owned shop features beautifully crafted treasures by fifty local artists including Santa Barbara’s own Bud Bottoms, creator of the dolphin fountain. The eclectic mix includes stunning handmade jewelry, hand dyed silks, ceramics, sculptures, paintings, photography, mobiles, books and much more. With complementary gift-wrapping, you’re sure to find the perfect item for someone special... or just treat yourself to a treasured memento of Santa Barbara. Open daily 11am -6pm.

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santa BarBara MuseuM of art 1130 State St., 963-1364, www.sbma.net A remarkable permanent collection featuring ancient art: 19th C, American, French & English, 20th C, European, North American & Latin American, as well as a vast collection of works on paper and highly praised Asian art. Showing thru Jan 2013, The Artful Recluse: Painting, Poetry & Politics in 17th Century China. This exhibition showcases nearly 60 paintings from an era of unrivaled historical drama & artistic achievement in China that spans from the late Ming (ca. 1600-1644) & the early Qing dynasties (1644-ca.1700). Dec 15 thru Mar 2013 view California Dreaming: Plein-Air Painting from San Francisco to San Diego. Also, visit the children’s gallery, café & gift store. Open TueSun, 11am-5pm.


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Events & Activities Shop the Arts & Crafts Show Celebrating its 46th year, the Santa Barbara Arts & Crafts Show was inspired by European sidewalk shows and the outdoor art fiestas of Mexico. Sponsored by the City Parks and Recreation Department since 1965, the show is now the only continuous, non-juried arts festival of original drawings, paintings, graphics, sculpture, crafts and photography in the world. The show is held every Sunday under the palms on Cabrillo Blvd. and attracts thousands of visitors each year. Approximately 200 Santa Barbara County resident artists display their own original work in a beautiful outdoor setting. Come join us for a visit! For information: (805) 897-1982 www.sbaacs.com

Nutcracker –State Street Ballet Presents T his Annual Favorite

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In true holiday spirit, students of Gustafson Dance join Opera San Luis Obispo Orchestra, under the baton of Brian Asher Alhadeff, and State Street Ballet to present the classic tale of Clara and her Prince on Saturday December 22, 2:00 & 7:30 pm and Sunday December 23 at 2:00 pm at The Granada Theatre. Choreography by Rodney Gustafson and Gary McKenzie. February 9, 10, State Street Ballet joins Santa Barbara Symphony in a performance of Stravinsky’s Firebird featuring choreography by NYC’s William Soleau. Firebird tells the tale of Prince Ivan’s magical adventures. Tickets www.granadasb.org or 805-899-2222.

Chumash Casino Resort The Chumash Casino Resort offers gaming at its exhilarating best, including 2,000 slot machines, Bingo and exciting table games like Blackjack and Poker. Cash prizes, weekly luxury car giveaways and exceptional customer service make the Chumash Casino Resort the most exciting getaway in Santa Barbara’s wine country. For some of the best entertainment around, visit the Chumash Casino Resort’s Samala Showroom. The showroom features intimate seating for 1,300 and hosts top headliner entertainers, world championship boxing and more. You can start and end your day in one of our luxurious suites or relaxing rooms at the AAA FourDiamond-rated Chumash Casino Resort Hotel. For information call 1-800-CHUMASH or visit chumashcasino.com

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Enjoy Local Seafood Specialties at The Santa Barbara Fishouse.

ARCH ROCK FISH 608 Anacapa St., 845-2800

You’re invited to experience Santa Barbara’s newest “neighborhood joint” where Celebrity Chef Scott Leibfried and his HJL Restaurant Advisors partners have created a uniquely local, always welcoming space that serves the best and freshest food and drink available from local vendors. Open for dinner daily and lunch/dinner Sat & Sun. $$(10-30)/FB

THE ANDERSEN’S RESTAURANT & BAKERY 1106 State St., 962-5085

New age Scandinavian cuisine with international flair, excellent wines, melodic harp music during dinner, all accented with genuine Danish pastry and desserts. The Andersen’s love of food and people is evident as you enjoy your breakfast, lunch or dinner. Dine indoors & delight in the beautiful oil paintings or outdoors on the sidewalk patio; enjoy a leisurely afternoon high tea with friends or, for larger groups, an upstairs party loft awaits you. The Andersen’s is a feast for the eye and tickle for the pallet. $$/BW

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THE BOATHOUSE 2982 ½ Cliff Drive, 898-2628 (At Hendry’s Beach, boathousesb.com)

Arguably the most beautiful restaurant setting in Santa Barbara, the Boathouse sits on the sand at Hendry’s Beach, amidst the bluffs. Large beachside patio with giant fire pit, inside/ outside bar with fabulous cocktails (try the Blood Orange) fresh oysters, plus display kitchen with mesquite grills. Open daily from 7:30am and featuring a breakfast that is a sure fire winner any day of the week. $$/FB

CASA BLANCA RESTAURANT & CANTINA 330 State St., 845-8966 www.casablancasb.com

The beautiful exterior of Casa Blanca is just the beginning for diners entering Santa Barbara’s hottest new Mexican restaurant - rivaled only by the wondrous interior created by local renowned architect Jeff Shelton. Delicious & innovative cuisine by Chef Onofre Zuniga is created in their spacious display kitchen. Patio dining, a private banquet facility – Casa Blanca is a joy for all the senses. Open daily from 11am with Brunch served Sat. & Sun. from 9:30am. $$$/FB (Continued on page 34)


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or over 35 years, Andersen’s Restaurant & Bakery in the historic La Arcada has been serving locals and visitors with the finest authentic Danish and European cuisine and bakery items for breakfast, lunch and candlelit dinner at one of the most charming locations on the West Coast. At The Andersen’s, you can people watch on the sidewalk patio while savoring European style cafe cuisine or dine indoors where the European castle motif is adorned with Royal Copenhagen plates, Danish tile work, gleaming copper pots, fresh flowers, shimmering chandeliers and gilt framed original oils painted by Mr. Andersen. The beautiful, newly renovated LiseLotte room is locals favorite that also provides ample room for parties! The Andersen’s breakfast menu features Eggs Napoleon, Crab Cake, Turkey and Smoked Scottish Salmon Benedicts, Homemade Sausage, and, warm Danish’s, Strudels and Croissants. The lunch menu features traditional Smoked Scottish Salmon, Fiskefilet with Rémoulade, Andersen’s own Chicken Liver Paté and Roast Beef Danish smørrebrød open-faced sandwiches on freshly baked bread, salads, burgers and, numerous other delectable options and changing lunch specials. The Andersen’s ‘High Tea’ that features a festive tier of scone, apple strudel, small sandwiches, a Petite Four, a small cream pastry and strawberries in season accompanied by your choice of teas is served from noon to 9pm daily. Dinner is served by candlelight at Andersen’s to from an extensive menu that features a magnificent marbelized Rib Eye Steak, Smoked salmon with dill sauce, tender, slow roasted Scandinavian Duck, Vol au Vent, Jaeger Schnitzel and other European favorites like the hearty Hungarian Goulash and authentic Frikadeller and Hakkebof. An exquisite wine list includes selections from the Foxen, Wolff Winery, Ancient Peaks, Renard and many more wineries; and, the dessert selections are the perfect conclusion to an outstanding culinary adventure. The PRIX FIXED JAZZ evenings that feature live music from Nicole Lvoff, Randy Tico and Chris Judge create a unique dining experience. The Marzipan Butter Ring is the specialty at Andersen’s world famous bakery that also offers a wide array of baked to perfection pastry; and, they’ll even ship their world famous Christmas Kringles, Cookies, Marzipan Candies, layer cakes and other mouthwatering bakery selections when you visit andersenssantabarbara.com. In Denmark a bakery and restaurant combo is called “Konditori.” Here in America, Mrs. Andersen and Charlotte welcome you to the LAND OF ANDERSEN’S, where the passion for quality and love of the beautiful pastries and cakes are ever present and the new avant-garde take on northern European cuisine that focuses on the Danish but oh so much more will keep you coming back to this very special dining experience located in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara at 1106 State Street. 962-5085. ­32


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Experience Stella Mare’s charming Country French ambiance

CHUCK’S WATERFRONT GRILL 113 Harbor Way, 564-1200

Dine by the boats on the award winning Chuck’s Waterfront Grill deck. Our dinner menu offers Cioppino with seafood fresh from our Fisherman’s Market around the corner, Prime Grade Top Sirloin Steaks, fresh local fish in season, wild caught King Prawns, Maine Lobster Tail, Seared Sea Scallops, and fresh Seafood Pastas. Full bar featuring Chuck’s original Mai-Tai’s; beer and wine list with many local favorites, including our own local Syrah made by the Brander Vineyard. Sunset dinner specials from 5-6:30. Lunch 11:303pm; Dinner from 5pm. Reservations suggested. $$$/FB

ENDLESS SUMMER BAR CAFÉ 113 Harbor Way, 2nd Floor, 564-4666

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FARMER BOY RESTAURANT 3427 State St., 687-7011

All-American home style cooking since 1958 & home of Karleskint Catering, Farmer Boy features 75 omelets, cinnamon rolls made fresh daily, early bird & lunch specials. Seniors & Children’s Menu. Located in the San Roque Plaza. $/B&W (Continued on page 36)


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THE FISHOUSE 101 E. Cabrillo Blvd., 966-2112 sbfishhouse.com

Huge tropical fish tank, display kitchen, fire pit, oceanfront location, patio dining, innovative cocktails & an extensive wine list. In its ten years of operation, the FisHouse has quickly become second to none in Santa Barbara’s rich tradition of great seafood. Locally owned & operated by the same family that brought you the Santa Barbara Shellfish Company, the FisHouse offers specialties like Macadamia Nut Sea Bass and old favorites like local lobster. Open daily for lunch & dinner from 11:30am. Happy Hour Mon.-Fri. 5pm-7pm. $$/FB

KAHUNA GRILL 12 De La Guerra Place, 965-6770 (In Paseo Nuevo Mall) 7010 Marketplace Dr., 685-3711 (In Camino Real Marketplace, Goleta)

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Grill – laid back surfer fare at affordable prices. Choose from seven different mouthwatering, freshly grilled classic burgers, sandwiches, fresh salads, veggie burgers, fries, onion rings, shakes & a great Children’s Menu. Dine inside amid the classic surf photos & surfing paraphernalia, or on the patio. Beer, soft drinks,v specialty coffees. Open daily for lunch or dinner. $$

THE NATURAL CAFÉ 508 State St., Santa Barbara 962-9494 361 Hitchcock Way, Santa Barbara 563-1163 5892 Hollister Avenue, Goleta 682-2363 968 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village 449-0099 698 Higuera St., San Luis Obispo 546-9200

Consistently voted by locals as the “best lunch,” “best health food,” and “best fish taco,” the Natural Café offers natural pastas, sandwiches & burgers, as well as fresh local fish, homemade soups, salads and wholesome burritos. Voted “best outdoor patio dining,” the downtown State Street location is a fun place to people watch while you dine! $/B&W (Continued on page 46)


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local favorite for 27 years, opal restaurant & bar thrives on the creative contrast between exciting innovation and comfortable tradition. As son as you step inside, you know you are in for a special experience. Sophisticated yet comfortable, opal restaurant & bar radiates a warm, friendly ambience combining the elegance of a trendy San Francisco bistro with a genuine hospitality that seems to come naturally to their well-trained staff of servers and chefs. From your first glance at the menu, it’s easy to see why opal is such a favorite, featuring eclectic California cuisine inspired by dishes from around the world and the multicultural heritage of America. Offering everything from an Herb Grilled 14 oz Ribeye Steak, to spicy authentic Paella, fresh seafood, homemade pastas & soups, deliciously imaginative salads, elegant Asian-accented appetizers, and homemade desserts, opal’s menu truly has something for every taste. If you are a wine lover, you are in for a treat at opal restaurant & bar. Winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence every year since 1993, their extensive wine list features a hand-selected mix of French, Italian, Australian, Spanish and California wines, with new wines added weekly. With its full bar and unique Martini specialties, opal is also a great place to drop in for a drink and an appetizer before a movie or a night on the town. If you need a private space for your group, opal has a separate, attractively decorated, banquet room that adjoins the main dining room, with its own sound system, kitchen and separate entrance. The philosophy of proprietors Tina Takaya and Richard Yates is simple, “People are hungry for more than just great food. We seek to create an experience that removes barriers and creates a connection between people; one that ultimately nurtures the soul as well.” With its warm and welcoming style, delicious and diverse menu, excellent wine list and full bar, all at reasonable prices, this is the kind of restaurant you can go back to again and again. And when you do, don’t be surprised if you recognize the folks at the table next to you. Chances are, the same thing happened to them! opal restaurant & bar is located at 1325 State Street near the Arlington Theatre. (805) 966-9676.


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POINTS OF INTEREST EL PRESIDIO DE SANTA BARBARA HISTORIC PARK The Presidio includes buildings that were part of the last Spanish military outpost in the New World. The chapel contains restored 18th century decorations. 123 E. Canon Perdido St. 966-0719. 1

KARPELES MANUSCRIPT 2 LIBRARY Collection of prized manuscripts & rare documents. 21 W. Anapamu St. 962-5322. SANTA BARBARA COUNTY COURTHOUSE Timeless Spanish-Moorish masterpieces with colorful corridors, historic mural room, 85 ft. observation tower. Great views from the clock tower. 1100 Anacapa St. 962-6464. 3

SANTA BARBARA HISTORICAL MUSEUM Charming adobe complex, built in 1817, houses one of the finest collections of regional history in California. 136 E. De La Guerra St. 966-1601. 4

SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART One of the nation’s outstanding regional museums with important holdings of American, 19th century French and Asian art. 1130 State St. 963-4364. 5

STEARNS WHARF & TY WARNER SEA CENTER Oldest operating wharf on the West coast with ships and eateries. The Sea Center offers a glimpse into marine life that inhabits the Santa Barbara Channel and includes displays dedicated to the preservation of rare and endangered species and habitat types. At the foot of State St. 564-5518 & 962-9111. 6

ARLINGTON CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Originally built in 1875 the interior contains a mock Spanish village. Curved ceiling is “star studded” and creates an outdoor illusion. 1317 State St. 7

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8 GRANADA THEATRE For over 70 years the historic Granada Theatre has been the premiere center of entertainment for the entire Central Coast. 1216 State St. 966-2324.

SANTA BARBARA ZOO Over 500 animals on over 30 scenic acres of a former beachside estate. 500 Ninos Dr. off Cabrillo Blvd. 962-5339. GANNA WALSKA LOTUSLAND A 37-acre botanical wonder containing subtropical & tropical plants from around the world. Located in Montecito, just east of Santa Barbara. Reservations required for tours from mid-Feb. thru Nov., (805) 969-9990. SANTA BARBARA MARITIME MUSEUM Santa Barbara’s newest museum offers a vibrant exploration of our relationship with the sea. Offering state-of-the-art theatre presentations, hundreds of exhibits, and a unique museum store. In Santa Barbara’s working harbor, 113 Harbor Way. 962-8404. SANTA BARBARA MISSION “Queen of the Missions” is 10th of the California missions established in 1786 by Spanish Franciscans. Gift shop. Daily from 9am-5pm. 2201 Laguna St. 682-4713. BOTANIC GARDEN Over 1,000 plants in a wide variety of habitats. 1212 Mission Canyon Rd. 682-4726. SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY Nationally renowned museum specializing in North American West Coast and California natural history. Special theme exhibits. 2559 Puesta del Sol Rd. 682-4711.


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Santa Barbara’s Finest On The Beach

erched atop the sand on secluded and beautiful Arroyo Burro Beach, better known as Hendry’s to locals, sits one of Santa Barbara’s newest and most exiting restaurants. The Boathouse at Hendry’s, Brought to us by the same family who started the Santa Barbara Shellfish Co and Santa Barbara FisHouse is truly a feast for all the senses. In the mornings, you can dine on the expansive patio and watch the sun rise over the coatal range to the east. In the evenings, gorgeous shades of red, orange and purple from the sunset to the west, flood the entire restaurant. The Boathouse at Hendry’s also offers an excellent escape without ever leaving town, one is struck with the sense they have been transported to a remote and tropical place, while just minutes from downtown. It is difficult to see any signs of development from any part of the Boathouse, with the ocean on one side, the Douglass Preserve on the other and Hope Ranch to the north. Dolphins in the surf just out front seem to be a daily occurance, and in season migrating whales are also common. The best part of the visit however is the food. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily and the menus feature some of the best executed familiar favorites I’ve seen, as well as many very tasty unique dishes. The signature breakfast is incredible; real Dungeness crab cakes over breakfast potatoes topped with poached eggs and chipotle hollandaise; amazing! Corn beef hash was never tops on my list, but tasting it at the Boathouse nearly qualified as a life changing experience. The serving bordered on gigantic, but in no time it was gone; the best I have ever tasted. Of course all the usual favorites are there, pancakes, waffles, French toast, eggs benedict, thick applewood smoked bacon and eggs etc. I recommend weekdays, or get there early on the weekend. Lunch is a very fun experience at the Boathouse, it’s busy, beautiful and again, delicious. Try the Mahi Salad with mandarins and crispy wontons, or the Shrimp Louie, or the Lobster Tacos. The cioppino is excellent, and the Seared Ahi Club on ciabatta is fantastic, although huge. Fresh fish specials abound and generally two to three oyster varieties can be had. Dinner dresses up nicely at the Boathouse, with the servers donning all black and a quiet elegance complimenting the natural beauty of the place. Stuffy would never be a word to describe the Boathouse, with beachgoers in flip flops as welcome as those in their designer apparel. The food at dinner is quite special. Appetizers such as Giant Mesquite Grilled Prawns on sourdough with scampi butter, Spiced Chicken Cigarillos, and Pan Fried Dungeness Crab Cakes start of a delicious meal, or make a meal in themselves. The mesquite grills beautifully cook many fish delicacies, such as Ahi Tuna, Yellowtail, Arctic Char, Mahi Mahi, White Sea Bass, as well as Newport Beef Ribteyes, Top Sirloins, and New York Steaks, as well as the truly sinful Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon with blue cheese compound butter and fried Maui onions. End it with a molten chocolate cake or McConnell’s ice cream mudd pie and you are in heaven. 50 ­44


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Enjoy Great Mexican Cuisine at Casa Blanca Restaurant & Cantina.

OPAL RESTAURANT & BAR

1325 State St., 966-9676 www.opalrestaurantandbar.com Local’s favorite, sophisticated, yet comfortable lively bistro atmosphere. Warm, genuinely hospitable Team Service. Extensive WS-award winning wine list, full bar, internationally-inspired California Cuisine with everything from Chili-Crusted Filet Mignon to Shredded Phyllo Wrapped Tiger Prawns with Coconut Curry Sauce. Open Mon.-Sat. from 11:30am & seven nights from 5pm. $$/FB

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THE PARADISE CAFÉ 702 Anacapa St., 962-4416 www.paradisecafe.com

The Paradise Café has been a local’s favorite for more than 25 years. The atmosphere is fun & casual and features an art deco bar, outdoor garden patio & dining rooms decorated with original local art. Steaks, seafood, chops & the signature Paradise Burger are all grilled over live Santa Maria oak. Open for lunch & dinner from 11am, Sunday Breakfast at 9am. $$/FB PIERRE LAFOND WINE BISTRO 516 State St., 962-1455 516 San Ysidro Rd., Montecito, 969-5720 Their Seasonal Menu captures the freshness of Santa Barbara Farmer’s Markets as well as their own organic garden. Grilled organic salmon, wild mushroom sacchetti pasta, steak salad with bistro sirloin, florette wine cake & more. Wine flights – full line of New Belgium beers on tap. Daily specials. Indoor or outdoor patio seating. Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner 9am-9:30pm. $$/BW

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Full Bar * Martini Menu Private Banquet Room with Custom Menus Catering * Take-out

A popular local’s favorite, opal restaurant and bar infuses an Eclectic California Cuisine with creative influences from around the World. 1325 State Street Next to the Arlington Theatre Open Daily 966-9676

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Dining SANTA BARBARA SHELLFISH COMPANY 230 Stearns Wharf, 966-6676 sbshellfishco.com

This place is for the real shellfish lovers! On any given day you can find live local lobster, Maine lobster, local rock crab, California King crab, ridgeback shrimp, abalone & all varieties of delicacies from the sea. Pick your favorite (or two) & watch as the expert staff prepares it for you to order. Open daily from 11am. $$$/B&W

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Overlooking the Bird Refuge in Montecito since 1996, Stella Mare’s features a glass greenhouse, sofas by the fire and the freshest innovative Santa Barbara cuisine. Casual, French Provincial décor, excellent wine list, seasonal bistro menu, cheeses and chocolate. Lunch served Tue-Sat from 11:30am-2:30pm; Dinner Tue-Sat from 5pm. Brunch Saturday & Sunday 10a2:30pm. $$$/FB/

Voted BEST by Santa Barbara Locals: Family at Battistone’s Sambo’s, Enjoy the Great fusion ofDining SAM Sambo’s On The Beach and Neal BOhnett’s names, was a growing part of the American landscape that SAMBO’S welcomed dinersBlvd., to great food at a great 216 W. Cabrillo 965-3269 Comeinback the good ol’ days at the price citiestolarge and small throughout first and last remaining Sambo’s restauthe heartland and along the coasts. By rant, located across from the yacht harbor. 1982, fromfamily a single Ownedthe andexplosive operated growth by the same coff ee 1957, cafe Sambo’s to a multi-million dollar, since serves fresh, hearty meals at great prices! Enjoy breakfast publicly-traded corporation had or taken on the the original patio. Open daily in itslunch toll indoors and allorbut Sambo’s from 6am-2:30pm. $/B&W Santa Barbara had closed their doors. Today, Chad Stevens and his wife Michelle have embellished Sambo’s “good ol’ ­48 with free gourmet muffins, the freshest days” ingredients whenever possible, and the best

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waterfront guide Land and Sea Tours THE LAND SHARK View Santa Barbara by both land and sea, on this “boat with wheels!” Designed for comfortable cruising, the ambhibious Land Shark offers fully narrated 90-min. tours departing from Stearns Wharf at 12pm and 2pm, winding thru the streets of Santa Barbara and its historical landmarks, and splashing down into the blue waters of the Santa Barbara harbor. $25 Adults, $10 kids; Private Charters also avail. Call (805) 6837600; or visit www.out2seeSB.com

Harbor & Stearns Wharf Off of Cabrillo Blvd. on Harbor Way, come watch the fishermen unload their catch in one of the oldest working harbors on the West Coast, dine with a view and visit the exciting Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, which offers fun for the whole family. East of the Harbor, at the end of State St., lies Stearns Wharf, built in 1872 as the first working wharf in California. Today, the Wharf caters to visitors with shops, restaurants, fish market, boat charters and the Ty Warner Sea Center.

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ARROYO BURRO BEACH Referred to as “Hendry’s Beach,” this beach off Cliff Drive, near Los Positas, is known for its sunsets and “The Boathouse” restaurant. Butterfly Beach In front of the Four Seasons Biltmore on Channel Drive, this quiet beach is convenient for those staying in Montecito.

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Boating & Whale Watching Condor Express Climb aboard the all new Condor Express, a jet powered catamaran, for a spectacular whale watching trip, sportfishing or island excursion. Captain Fred Benko and his crew are knowledgeable about the whales, islands & sea. The Condor Express has a spacious galley with food and cocktail service. Call (805) 882-0088 or 1-888-77-WHALE or visit: condorexpress.com

East Beach This popular beach offers volleyball, beach grill, children’s playground, & arts center. On East Cabrillo Blvd., across from the Hotel Mar Monte. Goleta Beach Near UCSB, this large beach hosts a restaurant, grass picnic & BBQ areas & fishing pier. Sandspit Rd., off Hwy 217. Leadbetter Beach A favorite family beach, this area is good for windsurfing & surfing and boasts a full restaurant, grass picnic & BBQ areas. Shoreline Dr., across from City College.


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Measuring over 7,000 yards from the back tees with a championship rating of 74.5, this par 72 course with mature, wooded fairways, undulating terrain and challenging greens attracts players of all skill levels and has tested the abilities of PGA and LPGA players alike, playing host to several professional tournaments including The PGA Tour Tournament Players Series, The LPGA Tour Santa Barbara Women’s Open and the prestigious final stage of the PGA Tour Qualifying School. While the front nine is slightly longer and more challenging than the back, the stretch of holes on the bluffs along the ocean are truly extraordinary. The 11th hole, a 224-yard par 3, drops dramatically from tee to green and offers spectacular views of the scenic Santa Barbara coast. The ocean also comes into play on the par-5 13th; this challenging hole offers a panoramic view of the coastline and the Channel Islands. “The ocean and mountain views are breathtaking and the golf course conditions are superb”, says General Manager & Director of Golf, D.J. Limardi. “Our main goal at Sandpiper is to provide all of our guests with a level of service that compliments a world class golf experience”. Conveniently located just minutes from downtown and the Santa Barbara Airport off Hwy 101 at the Winchester Canyon Road exit, Sandpiper combines a tradition of championship golf and spectacular surroundings with a full range of services that include an experienced and courteous staff, ocean view practice facility, Titleist rental clubs packages, PGA instruction and an award winning golf shop. Sandpiper also offers a restaurant that serves signature breakfast, lunch, and cocktails options. For more information visit www.sandpipergolf.com ­60 6 0


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Ocean Meadows GOLF CLUB & LEARNING CENTER

Conveniently located across from UCSB this regulation Golf Course is a nature lover’s paradise. Devereaux Creek meanders through the course providing water, wetlands and abundant wildlife along every hole. Tree-lined fairways and the finest quality greens enhance the golfer’s enjoyment. With a fully equipped practice facility, driving range, custom club fitting and teaching professionals, it is ideal for golfers of every ability

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Calendar of Events NOVEMBER Nov 1-Jan 20, 2013 SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART Presents The Artful Recluse: Painting, Poetry & Politics in the 17th Century China, showcasing nearly 60 paintings from an era of unrivaled historical drama & artistic achievement in China that spans from the late Ming (ca.1600-1644) & the early Qing dynasties (1644ca.1700). 1130 State St., 963-4364. Open Tue-Sun 11am-5pm. www.sbma.net Nov 28 18th ANNUAL LA ARCADA CHRISTMAS WALK Join in the fun & celebration of the holiday season as La Arcada Court, 1114 State St., entertains all with strolling carolers, local music groups, holiday goodies, photos with Santa (from 5-7:30pm) & much more. Come enjoy the shops, restaurants & galleries from 5pm-8pm. Nov 30 60th ANNUAL DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY PARADE More than 50,000 spectators line State Street 6:30pm to cheer on a colossal contingent of high-stepping marching bands,

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DECEMBER Dec 1 OLDE FASHIONED CHRISTMAS Los Olivos welcomes the holiday season from 3pm-7pm as local businesses & galleries open their doors with open house events & refreshments. The streets are adorned with hundreds of luminaries & the smell of popcorn 7 roasted walnuts waft thru the air. Santa will be on hand in a horse-drawn carriage & local chorale groups will sing carols. Dec 7 JULEFEST TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY & PARADE Music, dancing & singing celebrate the start of the holiday season followed by a traditional Danish Julefest parade on Sat. culminating with a visit from Santa. Visit solvangusa.com for details. Dec 9 HARBOR PARADE OF LIGHTS Bring your warm coat & get a great viewing spot on or along Stearns Wharf & The Breakwater in the Harbor, starting at 5:30pm with fireworks, West Beach, around 7pm.


Calendar of Events Dec 14 UNA NOCHE DE LAS POSADAS Presented at the Presidio Chapel, Casa de la Guerra, join in this rich cultural tradition & experience first-hand the way in which our city’s Spanish founders celebrated Christmas in the 18th Century. 6pm-9pm. 965-0093

Dec 22-23 STATE STREET BALLET Santa Barbara’s only professional ballet company performs The Nutcracker, a quintessential Christmas tale of adventure & fantasy. Granada Theatre, 1214 State St., Dec. 22 at 2pm & 7:30pm, Dec. 23 at 2pm. For tickets call (805) 899-2222.

Dec 15-Mar 24, 2013 SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART Presents California Dreaming: PleinAir Painting from San Francisco to San Diego. 1130 State St., 963-4364. Open Tue-Sun 11am-5pm. www.sbma.net

Dec 31 CHUMASH CASINO RESORT Your ticket to headline entertainment presents New Years Eve Dance Party! A fun & funky party featuring disco tribute bands. Visit chumashcasino.com for tickets & information.

Dec 15 CHUMASH CASINO RESORT Your ticket to headline entertainment, presents Christmas With the Celts, an evening of lively Irish music featuring the warmth, joy & magic of the holidays. Visit chumashcasino.com for tickets & information. Dec 20 CHUMASH CASINO RESORT Your ticket to headline entertainment, presents The Moscow Ballet’s Swan Lake featuring the best Russian dancers, lush costumes, scenery & artistry. Visit chumashcasino.com for tickets & information.

Dec 31 S.B. SYMPHONY NEW YEAR’S EVE POPS CONCERT Come ring in the New Year with a pop! Reserve tickets early at (805) 898-9386 as this concert sells out every year!

JANUARY Jan 15 MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL ON TOUR The world-renowned Monterey Jazz Festival is famous for its artistic excellence, sophisticated informality, and longstanding mission to create & support jazz education & performance. Don’t miss this opportunity! Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St., (805) 963-0761 or visit lobero.com

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Calendar of Events Jan 17 CHUMASH CASINO RESORT Your ticket to headline entertainment presents Tower of Power, one of the worlds tightest large ensembles guaranteed to blow the doors off! Visit chumashcasino.com for tickets & information. Jan 24-Feb 3 S.B. INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Santa Barbara rolls out the red carpet for film lovers & food fans during the S.B. International Film Festival. For further information on this 11-day celebration of cinema visit sbiff.org Jan 31 CHUMASH CASINO RESORT Your ticket to headline entertainment presents Johnny Lee, Urban Cowboy songs in his easy going country style. Visit chumashcasino. com for tickets & information.

FUTURE EVENTS Mar 8-10 68th ANNUAL S.B. INTERNATIONAL ORCHID SHOW More than 70 exhibitors from the United States & around the world will display hundreds of different orchid species & named varieties at the 68th Annual S.B. International Orchid Show at Earl Warren Showground’s 9am-5pm. Tickets ­64

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available after January 1, 2013 through ticketmaster.com & at the Showground’s box office during the show weekend. Visit sborchidshow.com for further information.

ONGOING ACTIVITIES WHALE WATCHING Whale watching aboard the Condor Express. Witness gray whales & humpbacks Dec-Apr; humpbacks & blue whales May-Nov. Call 882-0088 or toll free (888) 77-WHALE.


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Santa Barbara Area Code (805) AIRLINE COMPANIES Alaska Airlines ..........................(800) 426-0333 America West ...........................(800) 235-9292 American Airlines .....................(800) 433-7300 American Eagle ........................(800) 433-7300 Continental Airlines .................(800) 523-3273 Delta Airlines ...........................(800) 221-1212 Delta Skywest Airlines ..............(800) 453-9417 Japan Airlines ...........................(800) 525-3663 KLM Airlines ...........................(800) 374-7747 Northwest Airlines ...................(800) 225-2525 Swissair Airlines........................(800) 221-4750 United Airlines .........................(800) 241-6522 US Air Express Airlines ............(800) 428-4322

AREA AIRPORT SERVICES Pacific Aviation ..................................967-0429 Santa Barbara Airbus ..........................964-7759 Super Ride Airport Shuttle .................683-9636 Hangar space/light aircraft maintenance Tie down space for general aviation Aircraft: Mercury Aviation ...............................964-6733 Signature Flight Support ....................967-5608 Stratman Aero Services .......................967-8096

BUS/RAIL SERVICE Amtrak .....................................(800) 872-7245 Amtrak/Local Station .........................963-1015 Greyhound Bus Terminal ...................965-7551 MTD Santa Barbara...........................683-3702

CAR RENTAL Alamo Rent A Car ...................(800) 327-9633 Avis Rent A Car .................................964-4848 Budget Rent A Car...................(800) 221-1203

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Enterprise Rent A Car ........................966-3097 Hertz Car Rental ......................(800) 654-3131 National Car Rental ...........................967-1202 Thrifty Car Rental .............................681-1222 U-Save Auto Rental............................963-3499

FOREIGN CURRENCY Paul Brombal Coins & Jewelry 3601A State Street..............................687-3641

PERFORMING ARTS Arlington Theatre...............................963-4408 Circle Bar B Dinner Theatre ..............965-9652 Granada Theatre ................................966-2324 Lobero Theatre...................................963-0761 Center Stage .......................................963-0408 Opera Santa Barbara ..........................963-0761 Santa Barbara Symphony ...................963-4408 Metropolitan Theatres Movie Hotline 963-9503

VISITOR INFORMATION Santa Barbara Conference & Visitors Bureau ..............................966-9222 Tourist Information 1 Garden Street .................................965-3021

HOTEL RESERVATIONS 24 hr. free reservation service Hot Spots Reservation Service ..(800) 793-7666

HOSPITALS Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital 351 S. Patterson .................................967-3411 Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Pueblo at Bath Street .........................682-7111

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Santa Barbara Explore wine country. Wine Tasting is everywhere - from downtown Santa Barbara to the scenic, country backroads of the Santa Ynez or Santa Maria Valleys. Over 100 wineries to choose from! Great wines, friendly people, and a beautiful, relaxed setting. What are you waiting for?

Come visit us.

“When the journey IS the destination, you need a map  ours.” Free, detailed, winery map at www.sbcountywines.com

P. O. Box 1558 Santa Ynez CA 93460-1558 805-688-0881 information@sbcountywines.com

Vintners’ Festival - April 2012 * Celebration of Harvest - Oct. 2012


Oliver & Espig will be presenting an exciting exhibition of

“Holiday Designs by Kretchmer”

Meet the artist and see the new collection!

Gallery: 1108 State Street, Santa Barbara • (805) 962-8111 • www.oliverandespig.com

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