Daily Detour: Odd spots, strange trips, great moments in travel
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Los Olivos: What's soup without pepper?( Christopher Reynolds / Los Angeles Times / December 18, 2013 )
If you take lunch at the bar in stylish Sides Hardware and Shoes (which doesn't sell hardware or shoes) in Santa Barbara wine country, you may well find the bartender hovering over a seasonal soup like this. Photo taken in 2012.
Read more: Southern California Close-Up: Santa Barbara County wine country