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Pierre Lafond Wine Bistro Restaurant Review: Executive chef Nathan Heil embraces the sustainable trend and gets goods from local farmers, purveyors and foragers; it perks up the menu and the community. The grilled asparagus and artichoke salad tastes like a perfect summer day, and chipotle-seared ahi on a scallion potato cake with mango salsa makes for a satisfying supper. While a list of wines from around the world is available to match the menu, its namesake wines are also offered, along with pretty-as-a-picture pastries. For a truly decadent dessert, try the chocolate-glazed banana cake. It’s made with a lethal combination of dulce de leche mousse and macadamia brittle. Panini, pizzas and specialties like a vegetable napoleon round out the offerings. Also located at 516 San Ysidro Rd., Montecito.