L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele opened in Santa Barbara, California earlier this month, in line with a press launch.
The pizzeria is located within the historic Ember Mill constructing on State Road within the coronary heart of Santa Barbara. The pizzeria is dropped at life by Italian entrepreneur, restaurateur and Proprietor Francesco Zimone, who opened the primary U.S. outpost of the long-lasting 152-year-old Naples model in Hollywood in 2019.
“We’re thrilled to develop our Naples footprint with the opening of our second California location in Santa Barbara — a metropolis we’re proud to embrace as our new residence,” Zimone mentioned within the press launch. “Our cozy new location is equally on par with the genuine flavors diners may anticipate while consuming in Italy, with out having to depart this lovely seaside city. I for one, have fallen in love with the Mediterranean-style structure of the town, and hope that our Naples model eating will add to Santa Barbara’s already wealthy and various eating neighborhood. With a dream to proceed to share the treasured 152-year-old Italian recipes and sense of real hospitality and place, we look ahead to welcoming the Santa Barbara neighborhood with open arms this season.”
Designed by Zimone, who conceptualized and constructed each a part of the brand new location situated within the historic Spanish-style constructing, the house amplifies the normal structure of Santa Barbara with a Northern European contact. The unique construction of the constructing serves as a canvas for a contemporary, but rustic ambiance, with mild pure wooden wrapping the partitions to evoke a comfy really feel in a convivial ambiance with an open pizza kitchen, a 60-seat tree-covered courtyard with views of State Road, indoor eating and bar seating for an extra 40 company, in addition to sidewalk-adjacent seating accommodating 20 company.