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Santa Barbara Hosts Next James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner

Nov 15, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

On Monday, November 21, the Fess Parker hotel will host the James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner at 7 p.m. with host chef Kirk DeLong. The “Julia & James Dinner Celebration" begins with a cocktail reception followed by a multi-course dinner with premium wine pairings.

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9 Romantic Getaways in California Perfect for Valentine's Day

Feb 5, 2016  |   Contributor: Oscar Raymundo

To some, a romantic getaway involves waking up to dreamy ocean views; for others it might mean cozying up next to a crackling fireplace, or relaxing in a hidden hot tub in the woods. Regardless of your definition, California is one destination that has it all, especially during Valentine’s Day weekend.

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Julia Child and Kurt Russell Make a Splash at Bacara Resort’s Food and Wine Weekend

Apr 24, 2015  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Although Julia Child is no longer with us, her spirit is alive and cooking. Besides the film Julie and Julia, there is probably no finer tribute to her memory and culinary contribution than that of the annual Bacara Resort’s Santa Barbara Food and Wine Weekend. After all, Julia chose to live out her final years in the area and, as we and many others can attest, she was a regular at the Saturday Farmers’ Market and her favorite neighborhood restaurants. 

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Celebrity Hairstylist José Eber Opens Salon at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara

May 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Admirers of hair guru José Eber can now hear those famous words, “Shake your head, dahling!” at Eber’s salon at the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara. Eber is one of the world’s most recognized hairstylists and has tended to Hollywood’s most famous tresses for four decades. He's now partnered with Four Seasons to open his eponymous salon at the iconic oceanfront property.

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One of Santa Barbara's Most Exclusive Estates Listed for Sale at $27M

Dec 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Santa Barbara is renowned as a celebrity retreat for good reason; the likes of Jennifer Aniston, Jeff Bridges, Tom Cruise, Ellen DeGeneres, Jennifer Lopez, Brad Pitt and Oprah Winfrey are some of the well known locals, to name just a few. Now one of the area’s most exclusive estates, indeed more expensive than many owned by the recognizable names cited above, has been listed for sale at $27M by Christie’s International Real Estate.

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The Casually-Chic Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara Shines Along the Coast

Oct 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Marjorie Hope Rothstein

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara is a lavish five-star hotel nestled on the California coast; and, along with its stunning property, offers a top-notch spa that has received a number of accolades. The property boasts breathtaking water views, even from the spa lobby, is one of the finest examples of Spanish Architecture in California.

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Celebrating Santa Barbara With a Month Long Epicurean Event

Sep 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Santa Barbara has long been crowned with the title of our American Riviera. From the recent English royalty who graced the nearby polo fields, to the many celebrities, including Oprah, who call it home, this is a place to be. Anytime of the year will do, but there is one magical month that encapsulates its essence and that is October.... Read More

A Little Bit of France In Santa Barbara: The French Festival

Jul 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Lynn

How amazing it would be to walk through an entire little community that reminded you of being inFrance. Imagine strolling past the Eiffel Tower and being able to enjoy so many of the French cuisines...... Read More

The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort of Solvang, California

Sep 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Located in the heart of Santa Barbara Wine Country on a 10,000-acre working cattle ranch, the Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort gives wine tourers enough outdoor activities to warrant a real vacation. Established as a cattle ranch more than 150 years ago, Alisal started welcoming summer guests in 1946.... Read More

Sanford Winery & Vineyards | Transformed by the Terlato Family

Sep 23, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Sanford Winery & Vineyards planted the first Pinot Noir vines in the heart of the Santa Rita Hills, a region now heralded for that varietal. Five years later, the winery released its first wine, giving critics the first taste of the potential of Santa Barbara wine country—an area where cool morning fog gives way to warm afternoons—providing an ideal climate for the classic Burgundian varietals, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.... Read More

Fess Parker Vineyards and Wine Country Inn, Santa Barbara

Jan 12, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Food & Spirits: Fess Parker had an affinity for Santa Barbara wine country and he found the perfect way to share it—through Fess Parker Winery & Vineyards and the Fess Parker Wine Country Inn.... Read More

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