Santa Maria Style Barbecue is as iconic in California as the Golden Gate Bridge. A style of cooking full of history and lore. This approach to grilling holds a dominant place in the BBQ culture and a heart in Central Californias food scene. Going back to the days when theContinue Reading

  Sweet, succulent, rich and delicious the perfect words to describe this shrimp recipe. From the smoky flavor of the bacon to the creamy melted cheese then the rich peppery warmth from the jalapeño, this dish is the perfect appetizer or meal. Living in Texas, we are lucky to feastContinue Reading

A few years ago, I visited Las Vegas for Restaurant Week. During this event, diners can make reservations at some of the town’s top restaurants with a fixed plate price that benefits the local Three Square Food Bank. I lucked out and booked a reservation at Carnevino (closed in 2018),Continue Reading