Funk it Up: A Guide to Santa Barbara’s Hottest Neighborhood

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Ten years ago, Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone was mostly a collection of vacant lots and run-down warehouses. But recently, chefs, hipster brewers and some of the region’s best wine producers have opened up shop, transforming the ’hood into a walkable, beachside playground for those who live for great food and wine.

Matt Kettmann

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