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Santa Barbara Funk Zone Food and Photo Tour

From $99.00
Highlights
  • Explore Santa Barbara's Funk Zone area on a food and photography walking tour
  • Discover the culinary delights and eye-catching art of this up-and-coming neighborhood
  • Sample of mix of snacks and drinks at local eateries, wine rooms, a distillery and a craft brewery
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Santa Barbara Funk Zone Food and Photo Tour
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Santa Barbara Funk Zone Food and Photo Tour
From $99.00
Overview
Indulge your passions for food, photography and fun during this 3-hour, small-group, culinary and picture-taking tour in Santa Barbara. Dig into some tasty food and drink during stops at three different local eateries, a microbrewery, two wineries and a distillery in the city’s artsy Funk Zone. As you snack and imbibe, you’ll get helpful tips to capture high-quality food photography using anything from a smartphone to a high-end digital SLR. This small-group trip, limited to 14 guests, includes a guide and all food and drink.
What to Expect
Take your food photography skills to the next level before eating and drinking your subject matter on this fun-filled, 3-hour food and photo tour with a small group in Santa Barbara. It’s a great way to explore this Southern California city’s artsy Funk Zone neighborhood while learning some new skills and enjoying great food.

Start your trip in the late morning from central location in the Funk Zone, a neighborhood within walking distance of the Santa Barbara port. This now-gentrifying area once housed warehouses and is slowly being converted into trend eateries, top-notch wine-tasting spots and hip art galleries. Travel on foot through this happening ‘hood, learning about Santa Barbara’s growing arts scene and city scene history as you walk. When you stumble upon an eye-catching mural or beautiful photo opportunity, listen to your knowledgeable guide as they share a few helpful photo-taking tips.

As you walk and snap, take a break to enjoy a small sampling of the Funk Zone’s range of tasty food and drink. You’ll hit three restaurants, two wine bars, a distillery and a microbrewery during your trip, enjoying a mix of the best gastronomic delights Santa Barbara has to offer. Best of all, your guide’s useful food photo tips will make sure you have the perfect image to share on social media or with friends and family back home.
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Reviews (34)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Get to know your Funk Zone!

Andrew was a fantastic guide. Super knowledgeable about the history and current info on the Funk Zone, easy to hear and follow. We learned lots, tasted lots, and leave with discounts available for return visits to the tasting locations. And the food was delicious! Make...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Edlynn
Tara J, Owner at Eat This, Shoot That!, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review! And thanks for adding the great tip about coming hungry ;)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fun and informative tour!

This was a wonderful way to spend a beautiful day in Santa Barbara. Andrew was a terrific tour guide..friendly and he shared his knowledge of the area, including the history of the Funk Zone, and the food and drink offerings. Andrew also knew a lot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FoodieTraveler76
Tara J, Owner at Eat This, Shoot That!, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review! So glad you enjoyed your time with Andrew, found amazing food and learned about the Funk Zone art scene! We hope to see you on our other tours soon. :)

Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile
SB food and photos with Melissa!

Our host was sincere and knowledgeable, taking us to a few of the many great places to eat and drink in Santa Barbara. She also gave us the history of every place we went as well as recommended spots for future visits. Thanks Melissa!

Thank Gabriel B
Tara J, Owner at Eat This, Shoot That!, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Thanks for the review, Gabriel! Glad you enjoyed your time with us! We hope to see you again soon on our other tours :)

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile
Best Way to Start Your SB Trip!!!

This was a great tour. Melissa was a wonderful and engaging guide. Unlike other food tours, this one keeps the group size fairly small. It was nice to have a few seated tastings as well. All of the food was absolutely delicious, and they also...More

1  Thank Khisghman11
Tara J, Owner at Eat This, Shoot That!, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2018

Thanks for your review! So glad you enjoyed your time with Melissa and got to explore the Funk Zone!

Reviewed September 4, 2018
Discovered a Santa Barbara I didn't know was there!

Santa Barbara and Carpinteria are my second home. I've been coming here since the early sixties. My wife and I took the Santa Barbara Funk Zone Food and Photo Tour this afternoon. Our guide Melissa was fantastic, knowledgeable and loves this emerging food/wine and beer...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Christopher M
Tara J, Owner at Eat This, Shoot That!, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Thanks for the review, Christopher! That's high praise about our flatbread tasting!! So glad you enjoyed your time with us :)

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