If there was ever any doubt that the Santa Maria Valley was a tasty place chock full of exciting entertainments, they have been thoroughly erased by the Santa Maria Sun’s latest “Best of Northern Santa Barbara County” edition, which serves
Here at the Official Santa Maria BBQ Blog, we’ve noted numerous times how our regional culinary tradition is spreading far and wide, and the latest example is Burning Wood BBQ of Greensboro, North Carolina. Mark and Mary Rosa started Burning
The Santa Maria Valley cheered on January 1 as a beloved local catering company, Cowboy Flavor, was invited to serve its barbecue in the VIP section of the Rose Bowl tailgate party in Pasadena. This was no small order, as
Not many of us stay in one place for 60 years, but the Ostini family knows how to stick with a good thing. Since 1952 the family has served up their signature barbecue and more at the Hitching Post Restaurant
No time to cook? No problem! Indeed, the Santa Maria Valley’s famed Hitching Post restaurant continues to turn heads with its BBQ2YOU line of ready-to-heat authentic Santa Maria BBQ (and other offerings such as seasonings) shipped right to your doorstep.
Where there’s smoke, there’s barbecue! Such is the case with the Santa Maria Valley’s Old Town Market. Located in the hamlet of Orcutt, Old Town Market makes Santa Maria tri-tip an integral part of its weekly offerings. Here, proprietor Mark
We first learned about Michael Hockenhull and his catering business when he posted some magnificent Santa Maria BBQ photos on our Facebook page. For the past 21 years, Michael’s Santa Maria Barbecue & Grill has been serving traditional Santa Maria
Gary Burk is the owner and winemaker of Costa de Oro Winery. He is also a second-generation winegrower whose father, Ron Burk, co-founded Gold Coast Farms in the Santa Maria Valley. Costa De Oro Winery specializes in Chardonnay, Pinot Noir