San Diego Magazine - Los Alamos January 2019

San Diego Magazine - Los Alamos January 2019
Los Alamos - Set near Santa Barbara in the Santa Ynez Valley, this budding micro-destination packs a surprising number of Michelin-quality restaurants, charming wine bars, and Old West history in one tiny seven block span.  But pace yourself - there are plenty of food-focused pit stops to hit on the way back, too.

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Why the Santa Ynez Valley should be your next weekend escape

Why the Santa Ynez Valley should be your next weekend escape

We’ve put together perfect travel itineraries for Santa Ynez, Solvang, Buellton, Los Olivos and Los Alamos

Tucked farther north just off the 101 freeway, Los Alamos is sometimes woefully neglected by food and wine seekers—don’t make the same mistake. A former stagecoach stop and home to the last standing Pacific Coast Railroad Station (now a sprawling antique mall and wine pub), Los Alamos offers plenty of Old West character with the added bonus of innovative eateries and great local wine. Start the day with Bob’s Well Bread for top-notch artisanal pastries, loaves and breakfast plates.

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Visit This Charming Food-Loving Town in California Before Everyone Else Doe

Visit This Charming Food-Loving Town in California Before Everyone Else Doe

A guide to where to stay, and what to eat & drink in Los Alamos.

Bob’s Well Bread Bakery: Owner and former Sony marketing executive Bob Oswaks started selling his artisan breads in 2014 in a space that used to be a filling station. It now houses a custom-made oven that turns out perfectly flaky pastries for crowds that eagerly line up in the morning. Come early and be prepared to wait a while (it’s worth it). Bob’s also offers an all-day breakfast and lunch menu and various beverages, including Stumptown coffee.

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