Some of the floral bounty at Rose Story Farm.
Casual dining at Esau’s Café
What: Everything for the wave rider, from flip-flops to custom boards. Named for a nearby surf break. When: Open daily. Where: 659 Linden Ave.; 805/684-2413.
What: Old-fashioned Italian spot that also sells Hawaiian shave ice ― we like the vanilla-peach combo. When: Lunch and dinner daily. How much: $. Where: 699 Linden Ave.; 805/684-3413.
What: Early surfer breakfasts and fish tacos near the beach. When: Breakfast and lunch daily. How much: $. Where: 507 Linden Ave.; 805/684-1070.