Travel Industry Today – FOOD PORN IN THE FUNK ZONE
We dined there on a Milpas pizza, based on a breakfast burrito with fingerling potatoes, Mexican chorizo, sunny side up egg, spicy tomatillo marinara, cotija and cilantro.
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For wood fire pizza, head to Lucky Penny and enjoy the food and the cool decor (penny covered walls!).
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A collection of boutique food and beverage concepts can be found in the heart of Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone, with restaurants Loquita, The Lark and Lucky Penny among the local favourites.
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Lucky Penny stands on its own both physically and with their impressive menu. Try the Milpas Pizza, made with chorizo, fingerling potatoes, egg, cotija, cilantro and a spicy tomatillo marinara.
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Thankfully Lucky Penny pizza is rarely second best, even to itself, so the quandary is null and void, I start eating.
I have to draw my attention away from the egg and begin with The Parker. The first bite spills San Marzano marinara on my chin. The taste isn’t the first thing that overcomes me. It’s the hearty approach to the toppings, each “small” artisan slice is a bounty in itself.
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..Funk Zone from Acme Hospitality, the force behind Santa Barbara dining institutions such as The Lark (fans include Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Conan O’Brien) and Lucky Penny (where Christopher Lloyd dines).
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Your luck will have it when you stroll by the lucky penny and see the 167.000 pennies that make up the motif of the building. Unique to the Lucky Penny is the wood-fired eggs.
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Lucky Penny is the down-home sister restaurant to the Lark, and the one you’ll want to visit again and again for brunch, lunch, and snacks in between.
7×7 – A Modern Guide to Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone
...you might think of Lucky Penny, known for its wood-fired pizzas, as Santa Barbara's answer to Pizzeria Delfina. Be sure to go back for breakfast—a fantastic little morning menu tempts with wood-fired baked eggs served with chorizo and fingerlings.