The city’s reputation precedes it: Most people’s eyes light up when you mention Ojai, that magical land less than 90 miles from Los Angeles. Sprinkled with hiking trails, olive and orange orchards, natural springs and wellness spas, (in some ways) it’s like a European vacation without the long flight and pricey plane ticket.
Nicely paired with the long list of every-kind-of-activity imaginable in Ojai is good food. Whether you’re heading to an outdoor summer concert (maybe Michael McDonald or The Zombies) at Libbey Bowl or the Ojai Playwrights Conference in August, these five Ojai eateries are particular treasures in a land of food gold.
Knead Baking Company
The most important details to know about this family-run artisan bakery is it has limited hours (closed on Monday and Tuesday and at 2 p.m. on all other days), and that it does not accept credit cards. Once you’re in the know, it’s sweet sailing….
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