Wine Country Weekend: Santa Barbara
The gateway city to Pinot Noir country offers tasting rooms to visit by bike, late-night street food and an affordable, artist-designed motel.
ravioli with sweetbreads and braised pig tongue on grilled sourdough.Thai restaurant Zen Yai becomes the Blue Owl, a spot for Asian-style street food like tri-tip sandwiches with chili mayo.iPads and visitors who come by bike get free wine delivery.
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© Cara Robbins Photography
Jen's Pick: Motel Chic The Presidio Motel's 16 whimsical rooms were designed by local art students. Bikes are available for tooling around the city.
PUBLISHED April 2011