Sometimes you just have to get out of the City of Angels on a Hawaiian aircraft so that you can conveniently savor the West’s best barbecue. Allow us to explain… In short, a new commercial aircraft route has opened up
Just as our region’s famous red oak barbecued beef hearkens back to the days of rancheros and cowboys, so too can our local entertainment draw inspiration from our wild west history. Take the famed Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville in
In the Santa Maria Valley, our famed Santa Maria Barbecue shares the spotlight with another local treasure, the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Complex, a breathtaking coastal preserve spanning 22,000 acres and 18 miles. The popular PBS television host Huell Howser knew all
Santa Maria Valley barbecue country is home to a number of iconic landmarks steeped in local lore and beloved by the ranchers and farmers who’ve put the region on the map. The Historic Santa Maria Inn is one such establishment.
R.H. Tesene was not only legendary for his Santa Maria Style Barbecue skills, but also his generous spirit and community involvement. Today, his legend lives on at the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum, where he donated a “Barbecue Hall of
Barbecue is so tightly woven into the Santa Maria Valley community that it is even commemorated at the Santa Maria Valley Historical Society Museum. Here, an entire corner of the museum is devoted to photographs and information highlighting the region’s
In the Santa Maria Valley, the arrival of warmer spring weather not only intensifies our community focus on barbecue, it inspires us to pull corks, too. Indeed, the spring season brings out the grills in full force while heralding the