Funk Zone Food & Photo Tour of Neighborhood Hidden Hot Spots

Santa Barbara, CA , United States

About Your Host

A Santa Barbara photographer and food writer, Tara Jones, decided to share her culinary and visual passions and founded her own photo/culinary tour agency. After graduating from the renowned Brooks Photography Institute, Tara founded a production company in Santa Barbara. When the recession slowed business she noticed that tourism was still flourishing. Soon her culinary-photography tours were taking off and her business was born.

What we'll do

Veer off State Street and let your local guide serve you the best from each menu at all the local hidden hot spots. You'll eat your way through the Funk Zone - Santa Barbara's hip, new 'hood - while learning about local culture and how to take great food photos! • 8 tastings locations, bites and sips – with a professional tour guide • Discover hidden graffiti art and galleries in the city's newest neighborhood • Learn foodie photo tips and tricks using your smartphone's camera app • Funk Zone Tour Booklet – with map and exclusive tour guest discounts! Here's what you can expect: This food & photo tour starts on lower State Street and will walk you through the Funk Zone neighborhood where you will taste what Santa Barbara is known for with bites of fresh seafood, gastropub creations, Mexican food, and artisan beer, locally grown wines, & hand-crafted spirits. Along the way, you’ll get immersed in the local culture and hear interesting stories about each place you’ll visit. You’ll also learn easy-to-shoot photo tips from your pro tour guide and take your food photo skills to the next level using your smartphone’s camera app. By the end of your 3 hour tour, you’ll be eating like a local and shooting like a pro! Be sure to check out our Sunday tours for a special visit to the neighborhood’s newest restaurant! "What a great way to explore Santa Barbara -- Culture,art, history, sips and bites all wrapped up in a super fun (easy) walking tour. Even if you're a local, you absolutely will love this; I was shocked how much I learned and how much deliciousness I've been missing out on!" - TripAdvisor, Allison K.



for Funk Zone Food & Photo Tour of Neighborhood Hidden Hot Spots

    Similar Experiences in Santa Barbara


    $99 USD

    per person


    $99 USD

    per person