When you think of Solvang, you think of a little, albeit touristy, Danish village with motels that have windmills, statues of Hans Christian Andersen and the Little Mermaid, and some really great breakfast spots (seriously) . So you wouldn’t expect to find a BBQ Joint crop up here. The Santa Barbara Independent is reporting that Cowboy Way BBQ just opened it’s doors in this city a stones throw from the Santa Ynez wine country. Here’s the story.
From the article, “Although he grew up grilling Santa Maria style, owner Daniel Placencia traveled to Kansas City, “Missouruh,” as he puts it, to perfect his southern BBQ skills before opening the first—wildly successful—The Cowboy Way BBQ restaurant in Palm Springs.”
If you’re interested in stopping by, here’s a map:
I’m about an hour south of here so I’ll stop by some time to give a full report. Until then, here’s a link to reviews of their Palm Springs joint: