Weekend getaway to Santa Barbara
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Weekend escape to Santa Barbara

Weekend getaway to Santa Barbara

Stately Santa Barbara has a few surprises up its sleeve these days. One is the Mill, a converted 1904 feed mill in a former industrial part of town. Among the businesses there is Potek Winery, which pours its wines in a tasting room. 

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Weekend getaway to Santa Barbara

Stearns Wharf remains the place to enjoy the water ... and a school of seafood restaurants. 

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Weekend getaway to Santa Barbara

On Stearns Wharf, basking in golden sunlight. 

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Weekend getaway to Santa Barbara

Hanging out on Stearns Wharf. 

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Weekend getaway to Santa Barbara

Wildwood Kitchen in the Mill complex specializes in smoked meats. On the table: a brisket sandwich and bratwurst. 

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
The bratwurst is made in-house at Wildwood Kitchen.
The bratwurst is made in-house at Wildwood Kitchen. (Irene Lechowitzky)
Weekend getaway to Santa Barbara

A tasting at Potek Winery in the Mill complex. 

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Weekend getaway to Santa Barbara

A feed mill built in 1904 has been converted into the Mill, now home to a winery, a brewery, a restaurant and a boutique design showroom. 

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Weekend getaway to Santa Barbara

Millworks, a design showroom at the Mill complex in Santa Barbara.

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Weekend getaway to Santa Barbara

A weekend day at the Millworks design studio.

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Weekend getaway to Santa Barbara

The dining room at Wildwood Kitchen feels a bit rustic, a bit old-timey industrial. 

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Weekend getaway to Santa Barbara

A Sunday afternoon at Third Window Brewing Co. in the Mill complex in Santa Barbara.

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Weekend getaway to Santa Barbara

On Santa Barbara’s west side you’ll find Mesa Burger, co-owned by Iron Chef Cat Cora. 

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Weekend getaway to Santa Barbara

Castillo Inn is a classic California motel. It’s half a block from the oceanfront and a short walk from Stearns Wharf.

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Weekend getaway to Santa Barbara

The beach and Stearns Wharf in Santa Barbara.

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Weekend getaway to Santa Barbara

A room at Castillo Inn at the Beach, which is a half block from the ocean.

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
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