Rating: two stars
Rating is based on food, service and ambience, with price taken into account in relation to quality.
****: Outstanding on every level.
**: Very good.
No star: Poor to satisfactory.
Location: 138 E. Canon Perdido St. (at Santa Barbara Street), Santa Barbara; (805) 845-6488; http://www.restaurantjulienne.com.
Price: Dinner starters, $13 ($5 supplement for house-made charcuterie plate); salads, $11; pasta, $18; game birds, $21; plates from the sea, $22; from the land, $27; desserts, $8. Tasting menus $45, $65 and $85 (for the entire table only).
Details: Open 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday and 5 to 9 p.m. and Sunday. Corkage fee, $25. Street or nearby lot parking.