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Fast Facts | Recipes | Barbecue Video | Barbecue Brochure (PDF)

Native Santa Marian and professional barbecuer Billy Ruiz offers expertise on the preparation and history of the Santa Maria Style Barbecue. His business, Cowboy Flavor, LLC, has served our famous barbecue since the 1970s, bringing this signature cuisine to hungry masses all over the globe. Visit Billy online at

Barbecue Video

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Take a quick barbecue lesson with Billy. This video is compatible for computers using Windows or Mac programs. This information is also featured on our interactive DVD (link to the “request information” page) which includes footage on the history of the barbecue and how to prepare this delicious feast for your family and friends.



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