EXCEPTIONAL FILMS MEET WINNING CUISINE AT OPAL RESTAURANT
2013 Santa Barbara
Int’l Film Festival Inspires “Film Feast”
Opal Restaurant and Bar, located next to the historic Arlington Theatre at 1325 State Street, has designed
a “Film Feast” prix fixe menu of outstanding dinners paired with wine by the glass, along with movie themed cocktails prepared by mixologist Chris Reeder to please the hundreds of visitors and film professionals looking for a pleasurable dining experience during the 28th Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
Restaurant owners Tina Takaya and Richard Yates, working closely with Executive Chef Felipe Barajas and his brother Gerardo Barajas, Executive Sous Chef, have designed fun and delicious dishes, paired with fine wine by the glass to be served during the ten day film event. Tina and Richard have been restaurant partners for thirty years in the Santa Barbara Community, and have some renown on the American Riviera for their fine food and outstanding service. They are also recognized for their consistent support of local charities and international disasters.
with film themes include: Silver Linings made with Moet & Chandon Champagne, Bluecoat Gin., St. Germain Elderberry Liqueur and fresh lime juice. $11.00
The Clooney made with Tito’s Vodka, Cranberry Juice, Brown Sugar, fresh Ginger Cucumber and
fresh lemon juice. $10.00. Opal’s Tarantini features Plymouth Gin, Luxardo Cherry Liqueur, Crème Yvette
Violet Liqueur, and fresh lemon Juice. $10.00
Emancipation made with Tito’s Vodka, Cointreau, fresh mint, fresh lemon, raspberry, and a splash
of orange bitters. $10.25.
Opal hours: Monday & Tuesday 11:30-2:30, 5:00-10:00, Wednesday
& Thursday 11:30-2:30, 5:00-10:00, Friday & Saturday 11:30-2:30,
5:00-11:00, Sunday 5:00-10:00. For details visit: www.opalrestaurantandbar.com.
Published on Jan 29, 2013