WEATHER » Highlights round three is just around the corner and kicks off with the third annual SOL Food Festival (, once again celebrating the sustainable, organic, and local, this year on Saturday, September 29, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Plaza Vera Cruz Park. … Other highlights include prix fixe menus at area faves like Bella Vista ( at the Four Seasons Biltmore and Olio e Limone (, with amazing S.B.-area seafood feasts. … On Fridays in October, there will be outdoor free Foodie Movies at Paseo Nuevo ( at 7 p.m., from Julie & Julia to Sideways. … The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum ( will be hosting a series of fresh seafood presentations and cooking demonstrations presented by local fishers on October 4 (black cod), 11 (abalone), and 25 (lobster). … A bit down south, it’s time for the First Annual Ventura Oyster Festival (, featuring bivalves from throughout the state — The Jolly Oyster, Drakes Bay Oyster Company, Tomales Bay Oyster Company, Pickleweed Point Oyster Co., and Carlsbad Aquafarm — on Saturday, October 13. … Follow the Food Feed online at and on Twitter @sbindyfood, and send your grub gossip to

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