PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Monday, October 10, 2016

Eat This, Shoot That! Launches New Food Tour Route In The Funk Zone

Five-star rated Santa Barbara food, wine, and photography tour company launches a new food tour route in the notable Funk Zone neighborhood featuring newly unveiled eateries. This new route from Eat This, Shoot That! offers an off-the-beaten path, locals-only Santa Barbara experience. Guests will enjoy small portion bites from five different eateries plus wine bar, brewery, and distillery tastings in the acclaimed graffiti and arts-laden district.

In between bites and sips, guests will learn how to take better food photos with their camera or smartphone, while learning about the unique history of the Funk Zone area and Waterfront neighborhood. “As a longtime resident who has watched the Funk Zone neighborhood grow and evolve, I am excited to launch this new food tour route that will introduce returning and new guests to all the fabulous new eateries in the neighborhood,” says Tara Jones, owner of Eat This, Shoot That! “The Funk Zone has become an exciting place to explore in Santa Barbara that is just steps away from both State Street and the beach, making this tour easily accessible for the curious traveler looking to discover a new part of the city.”

The new tour visits a total of eight local businesses in The Funk Zone:
Enterprise Fish Company
Mony’s Mexican Food
Figueroa Mountain Brewing C
Cutler’s Artisan Spirits
American Ale 2
Santa Barbara Wine Collective
Helena Avenue Bakery
Lucky Penny
“It’s an exciting time in the Funk Zone,” says Sherry Villanueva, owner of The Lark, Lucky Penny,
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opened Helena Avenue Bakery and Santa Barbara’s newest restaurant, Loquita. “Not only has this area become a fun place to spend an afternoon or weekend, but this neighborhood has become a burgeoning foodie scene. The new Eat This, Shoot That! food tour allows us to share some of our special dishes with even more people, and we’re really excited about that.”

About Eat This, Shoot That!
Eat This, Shoot That! is Santa Barbara’s only food/wine and photo tour that visits the city’s Funk Zone and El Paseo neighborhoods. On both tours, guests eat and drink some of the best local food and beverages, while learning about Santa Barbara’s rich history and getting tips on how to take better food and travel photos with their camera or smartphone. To learn more or to book tickets, visit or call 805-364-0564.

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