Some famous foods got their start in Santa Barbara

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The Egg McMuffin was first served in a Santa Barbara McDonald’s before making its way around the world. Photo credit: McDonalds

For a city with seemingly perfect weather, a yoga studio on every block, fresh local produce, and hyper health-conscious people, Santa Barbara has produced some remarkably unhealthy foods. 

From the ubiquitous ranch dressing to the Egg McMuffin, our local food creators have contributed to the world’s tighter belts.  




Carolina Starin