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Picnic Supplies

houstonls
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Picnic Supplies

Hi,

We are planning on grabbing some picnic supplies in Santa Barbara before heading out for a day of wine tasting. I've read about Lazy Acres and the Public Market...which do you think would be best for sandwiches (thinking french bread loaded with deli meats and cheeses)?? :-)

Or another place that opens early that you'd suggest?

Thanks!

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1. Re: Picnic Supplies

Lazy Acres is very expensive though good.

There is a Ralphs supermarket, with a big deli counter, right downtown on Carillo. Next door to it is a good Italian grocery/deli with made to order sandwiches. Between the two, you can get everything you'll need.

http://tinositaliangrocery.com/

Of course there are also delis and restaurants in the wine country. We like Los Olivos Cafe, though it is often crowded.

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2. Re: Picnic Supplies

I would go to Cantwell's market on State Street.

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3. Re: Picnic Supplies

My favorites for picnic food and sandwiches are listed below, in no particular order. Check their websites for hours.

Metropulos - http://metrofinefoods.com/

Cantwell's - http://www.cantwellsmarket.com/

Lazy Acres - http://www.lazyacres.com/

Panino - http://www.paninorestaurants.com/ (has a Los Olivos store)

Blue Owl - http://blueowlsb.com/

South Coast Deli - http://southcoastdeli.com/menu.php

Los Olivos Grocery - http://www.losolivosgrocery.com/ (in Los Olivos)

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4. Re: Picnic Supplies

Another great place to try is C'est Cheese. They have an amazing assortment of cheeses, or you could pick up pre-made sandwiches, salads and other delicious side items. Enjoy the picnic and wine tasting!

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