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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Wine Cask Offering Moviegoers an Award-Worthy Film Feast Menu

Intermezzo Goes “Sideways” for Film Fest, offering wines featured in the movie

As Santa Barbara prepares to roll out the red carpet for the much-anticipated 28th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival, an 11-day celebration of cinematic success that brings the glitz and glam of Hollywood to the beloved American Riviera, Wine Cask, one of Santa Barbara’s premier culinary destinations, is preparing to offer moviegoers an award-worthy Film Feast menu.


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Wine Cask’s Executive Chef, Brandon Hughes, has scripted an indulgent menu featuring ingredients ‘Made in Santa Barbara’ for the occasion. The opening act to the three-part culinary performance is a Local Organic Roots Salad with roasted market beets & baby carrots, shaved fennel, crumbled goat cheese, and a tarragon emulsion. For the feature presentation, Chef Brandon will prepare a Poached Santa Barbara Channel Black Cod with market beans aligote, fresh leek salad, cauliflower velouté, and chive oil. Pumpkin Spice Doughnuts with McConnell’s cinnamon ice cream will make for a sinfully satisfying encore ending to the meal. Wine Cask’s three-course Film Feast tasting menu is $35 per person (tax & gratuity not included), and is available nightly from 5:30 – 9:00pm, January 24 – February 3.

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Film buffs and wine lovers wanting to take a break from the big screen events can cozy up at Intermezzo Bar + Café, Wine Cask’s more casual counterpart and next-door neighbor, to catch ‘Sideways’, the feature film that made a star out of Santa Barbara Wine Country. Sip local wines featured in the movie, such as Tantara, Hitching Post, and Sea Smoke, and savor gourmet flatbreads made with local Santa Barbara ingredients while you follow actors Paul Giamatti and Thomas Haden Church throughout the picturesque Santa Ynez Valley. Sideways will play nightly at Intermezzo, January 24 – February 3.

For more information about Wine Cask & Intermezzo Bar & Café’s Film Feast offerings, please call 805.966.9463.

Wine Cask is located in downtown Santa Barbara in the historic El Paseo complex, and offers the best of all worlds to enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner in a stylishly relaxed setting. Our passion is serving great food, providing the highest caliber of service and bringing back the comfort and nostalgia of one of Santa Barbara’s favorite restaurants to our patrons. Wine Cask is located at 813 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. 805.966.9463. www.winecask.com, www.intermezzosb.com.

Intermezzo Bar + Café is a fun and vibrant space, designed as a place to meet for a quick flatbread, glass of wine from our innovative and green tap system or cocktail before dinner. Choose to dine alfresco on the historic courtyard at a table next to the fountain or European-style on the front portico. Locals love the bustling energy of the café, with convivial bartender, flatbread oven aromatics and the comfort of our fireplace lounge. Intermezzo Bar + Café is located at 819 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. 805.966.9463. www.intermezzosb.com.

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