Montecito is bouncing back after a rough start to the year. Mudslides killed and displaced residents, destroyed homes and shut down the community for weeks, but now, new businesses are popping up. One of them is Monarch, a new restaurant that sources its ingredients almost entirely from Santa Barbara farmers, ranchers, and fishermen. We take a look at one of the restaurant’s signature dishes.
Salad of Salanova Lettuce with green goddess, citrus, avocado and
kumquat seed granola at the Monarch. Credit: Monarch