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Santa Barbara Food & Wine Weekend

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April 7-9, 2017 Always on the forefront of what it means to live well, Santa Barbara is on the cutting-edge of what it means to eat and drink well, too. In partnership with The Julia Child Foundation, Bacara is pleased to present the 4th Annual Santa Barbara Food & Wine Weekend. Taking place April 7-9, this special weekend will once again showcase the distinct tastes, sights and sounds of Santa Barbara while drawing culinary talent from across the country. Learn More

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Beer Garden Brunch on June 11

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Join us for brews and stunning ocean views as Angel Oak opens its doors for a special Sunday brunch event. This leisurely afternoon includes Chef stations by Angel Oak’s famed Chef Vincent Lesage, paired with dozens of craft beer by our region’s top brew masters.

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Angel Oak earns national design award

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Thank you restaurant development + design magazine for awarding Angel Oak the Form + Function Innovation Award. Angel Oak was chosen for our innovative use of space and creation of more intimate zones within a larger footprint. Only five restaurants across six categories were selected, each representing the best of the best in both restaurant development and design. Learn More

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3 Sommeliers Warming Your Glass This Winter

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The changing of the seasons brings a fresh crop of amazing sommeliers rocking the wine lists at respected restaurants across the country. That’s why you should cozy up this winter with a beautiful glass at one of the following three superb establishments. Whether you’re looking for a little vino after hitting the slopes or a robust red to pair with steak, these talented tasters can recommend something special. Read Article

View Angel Oak’s wine list (subject to change): Angel Oak Wine List

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5 Santa Barbara restaurants where the food is as good as the atmosphere

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Santa Barbara is the kind of place where one minute you’re cruising along the shoreline on a stand–up paddleboard, and the next you’re digging into cornmeal–fried West Coast oysters at the hippest restaurant in town. In other words: vacation paradise. Here are five Santa Barbara restaurants where the food is as good as the atmosphere; in other words, you’re in for a delicious, and highly Instagrammable, treat. Read Article

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You Can Go Home Again

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Angel Oak was spotlighted by Robb Report for our Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail dish – a twist on the classic “served with house-made remoulade and cocktail sauces, trout roe, charred lemon, and spiced popcorn in a style that’s more haute cuisine than midcentury nostalgia.” The feature called out Executive chef Vincent Lesage for “updating an entire steak-house menu for Bacara Resort’s new restaurant overlooking the Santa Barbara Coastline.” Please click here to review the full article.

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Review: Angel Oak Brings Steakhouse to Bacara

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Drama is a central ingredient at Angel Oak, which the Bacara opened as its fine-dining restaurant in June. The sprawling coastal resort at the western end of Goleta was without an upscale dining option for the 18 months since the closure of Miró, which opened in 2000 as the property’s original restaurant. The space’s extensive remodeling and renovated vibe make it almost unrecognizable to those who’d known it before. Please click here to read the complete review.

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Review: Angel Oak at Bacara

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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 restaurant are dramatic and unique and include a hand-carved granite podium, exotic Chamcha wood table, hand-blown chandeliers, and an Amazonite bar that serves as a focal point and anchor in the dining room. And of course, the ocean view from the outdoor dining terrace can’t be beat. Full Article