Santa Ynez Valley Restaurant Weeks is underway and ends on January 31. Featured restaurants offer three-course tasting menus for $20.20, excluding tax and tip. Reservations are highly recommended. In addition to Santa Ynez Valley restaurants, many tasting rooms and wineries are also offering special wine and small bite pairings for $20.20. Hotels are also offering special pricing for your overnight accommodations.
Participating restaurants include Alisal River Grill, Ballard Inn & The Gathering Table, Campfire Cafe At Flying Flags Rv Resort, Cecco Ristorante , Cisko Kid, Dimsama, Ellie’s Tap And Vine, Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., Firestone Walker Brewing Company, First & Oak, Fresco Valley Café, Full Of Life Flatbread, Hitching Post Ii, Hp 2 You Lunch, Industrial Eats, La Botte Bistro, Leonardo’s Ristorante, Los Arroyos – Solvang, Los Olivos Wine Merchant Cafe, Louise’s Kitchen Table, Mad & Vin At The Landsby, Morrell’s Farm Fresh Dining, Norman, Osteria Grappolo, Plenty On Bell, Ramen Kotori, Restaurants, Root 246, S.Y. Kitchen, Santa Ynez Valley Marriott, Succulent Cafe, The Lucky Hen Larder, Toscana Pizzeria, Trattoria Grappolo, and Willows Restaurant+Bar.
On a side note, reader Steve O. tells me that he was driving past Buellton and saw a sign for Santa Ynez Valley Restaurant Weeks that included a meat cleaver with red coloring dripping off the blade. If you happen to be in the area please send me a pic. Of course it could have been something else that just looks like that from a distance.