Posts tagged "ribs"
Rustic Dining in Old Fashion Settings

Rustic Dining in Old Fashion Settings

Pull off hwy 101 in Nipomo (near Santa Maria) and on a side street is the legendary Jocko’s Steakhouse. Old time dining which is more about the food than the ambiance. Aubrey cooked all the meats and chicken to perfection over red oak and flare ups didn’t interfere with his timing of flipping and searing....
A taste of barbecue in Austin

A taste of barbecue in Austin

Finally, we made it to BBQ heaven in Austin! With so many choices, we came to Terry Black’s Barbecue and I met co-owner Mark Black.  Mark and his twin brother were raised in Texas and bbq is in their genes. I learned moist brisket is juicer than lean cut and all the meats have a...
Smoked brisket in El Cajon, Ca

Smoked brisket in El Cajon, Ca

Izzy’s Café, known for their Southern Smokehouse BBQ in El Cajon keeps popping up on the radar.  I’ve driven by this corner café for many years without giving it much thought, that is, until people continually raved about the brisket.  Okay, it’s near Second and Broadway (an intersection just to get through) but deserved a...