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Review: Angel Oak at Bacara


Angel Oak, which recently opened at Bacara Resort & Spa, is a heavenly new addition to the local fine dining scene. First of all, the restaurant is beautiful. The open-air design takes full advantage of the oceanfront views, with each of the 162 seats from the dining room and bar ensured a view of the Pacific Ocean. The dark wood and earth-toned accents of … Read More

Chef Vincent Lesage

Q & A with Chef Vincent Lesage


Executive Chef Vincent Lesage has always found inspiration through art in the form of food since he was a little boy visiting the galleries and museums around his home in Paris. Finding his way to California and discovering the fresh bounty of the west coast has made his culinary palette even more colorful. Read about how his imagination brings it … Read More

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Eat, Stay Love


C Magazine’s look at four new California hotel restaurants that are stepping up to accommodate all tastes.

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Heaven by the Sea


Written by Jordyn Schiff, Angel Oak is described as “elevating the meal fare at Bacara” with its “impressive design and presentation.” The restaurant itself is described as stylish and sophisticated, with a spacious bar that “practically beckons couples to enjoy a cocktail” and an “engaging menu full of eclectic choices.” READ MORE


11 Hottest Restaurants in Santa Barbara


When it’s time for a quick jaunt away from LA for a weekend or even a day, Santa Barbara is a close getaway — only 90 miles — yet it feels so much farther off. And that’s a good thing. Here are 10 delicious reasons to check out the Santa Barbara dining scene, including Angel Oak.