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"This restaurant serves some of the best Indian food in Southern California, and you shouldn’t just daydream about going - you should make it a reality."

"This is a neighborhood restaurant, but with food good enough to justify however long it took you to get here."


Highly anticipated restaurant-opening.

USA Today

10 Best

Santa Barbara Independent (Feature Story)

Santa Barbara Independent

Santa Barbara Independent (questionnaire)

Santa Barbara Independent

The San Francisco Chronicle

Michelin Guide

Colonel Tso's Cauliflower Recipe.

805 Living (print)

805 Living

Santa Barbara Magazine (print)

Mention of the opening was included in the spring 2018 issue

Santa Barbara Seasons

Local dish.

New Restaurants 

Saveur IG

Sunset Magazine

June 2018 issue

The Manual


Wine & Spirits

June 2018 Issue


Restaurant Hospitality

Tasting Table

Tasting Table

Small mention.

C Magazine

Bibi Ji featured in a summer issue




16 Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings of 2018

By Jeremy Repanich - 01/04/2018

“The James Beard Award-winning sommelier and winemaker Rajat Parr is teaming up with chef Jessi Singh of Babu Ji in San Francisco and New York to create an Indian

restaurant and wine bar in this town on California’s Central Coast. Two of Parr’s wine labels—Domaine de la Cote and Sandhi—are made nearby in Lompoc and draw from vineyards in the Santa Rita Hills.”


Bibi Ji, Jessi Singh and Rajat Parr’s Indian Wine Bar, Debuts Friday in Santa Barbara

By Mathew Kang - 01/31/2018

“...Singh and Parr, who both now live in Santa Barbara, plan to serve a creative take on Indian cuisine, most notably local sea urchin stuffed with biryani and a tandoori-style octopus."


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