Dine Around Town with Julia Child
All food and beverage is available for purchase, no tickets necessary.
Julia Child inspired so many of our local Santa Barbara chefs and her passion for good food made with local ingredients will forever echo from their kitchens. Take a stroll through Santa Barbara’s culinary haunts and sample Julia-inspired specials carefully crafted in her honor.
From Friday, March 13 through Sunday, March 15, the following restaurants will host Julia Child-inspired pre fixe menus and a la carte specials in addition to their regular offerings. All food and beverage is available for purchase, no tickets necessary.
Please check individual restaurant websites for hours.
Bell’s in Los Alamos
Blanquette de Veau
Specialty Wines by the Glass from Julia’s Favorite Wine Region
Bob’s Croque Monsieur or Madame (with an egg)
A French classic made with Bob’s Pain de Mie bread,
featured in Julia’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking
Tuna Nicoise Toast (lunch)
Soupe de Poissons (dinner)
Petrale Sole Meuniere
A Play on the Classic Sidecar
Julia’s Salade Nicoise
Morro Bay Oysters on the Half-Shell with Rye Bread and Unsalted Butter
Ocean White Fish Meuniere
Julia’s Chocolate Mousse
Tourmaline and Angosoda Cocktails
Oak-Fired Quail, Julia-Style Grilled Ratatouille
Portrait of a Marriage
A celebration of Paul and Julia’s 48-year marriage
inspired by Paul’s Himalayan Sunrise with gin, vermouth and Luxardo cherry liqueur
stewed for hours in wine, stock and aromatics
Steak Frites Paired with a Glass of Paradise Syrah
A cross between a Tiki cocktail and a Rum Collins
Julia’s Beef Bourguignon
fresh lime, agave nectar, Poire William, gin and rosemary
Special Farmers’ Market Plant-Based Appetizer
A low-ABV vermouth cocktail with house-dried market fruit
Farmers’ Market Vegetable Quiche
rum, simple syrup, lime, pressed snap peas and fennel
Surprise Specials Inspired by Julia
Below is a list from our participating restaurants.
Food Photography by Liz Dodder, California Coast Wine Country.