EATER (Los Angeles): See the HP listed as one of the best restaurants on the Centeral Coast
Conde Nast Traveler. Review of the HP2. Will make your mouth water!
Daydream Destinations for Your Next Getaway. Check out the portion about Central Coast California.
winewednesday.com podcast: The Past and Present of Hitching Post Wines. A conversation with Frank Ostini.
CONSUMED with Jamie Lewis: A podcast conversion with Frank Ostini and Gray Hartley
TRIP REPORTER UK review of the HP.
USATODAY says the HP is the No. 1 spot in the country for Santa Maria-style barbecue!
2019 Food and Wine Magazine
has a great article about Santa Maria style BBQ and of course the
recipe they are using for the main course is our own Traditional Oak
Wood Grilled Tri-Tip (.pdf)
Visit Santa Ynez Valley has a great youtube video showing off the best of the area. And, of course, it wouldn't be complete without Hitching Post Food. Spot Frank Ostini on his bike as he delivers lunch to the Hitching Post Winery Tasting Room next door. (Hint: he shows up at about 2:00).
The Hitching Post has once again won an Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator Magazine. These wine lists, which typically offer at least 90 selections, feature a well-chosen assortment of quality producers, along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style. Whether compact or extensive, focused or diverse, these lists deliver sufficient choice to satisfy discerning wine lovers.
Flip through to panel 32. ... "Cuts are traditionally served with salsa, grilled garlic bread, local pinquito beans, green salad and macaroni salad. One of the best places to try this style of barbecue is at the Santa Maria Elks Lodge during special occasions or at a Central Coast steak specialist like The Hitching Post II, a Buellton spot hailed for its local wine selections and famed for its appearance in the movie Sideways."