Margo True

Recent Posts By Margo True

Sunset’s Own Margo True Judges the “Home Chef Showdown”

Should this dish win? Why—or why not? As a TV judge on “Home Chef Showdown,” airing June 22 to 24 on the Live Well Network, I had to be discriminating, but nice.

Where to Find Delicious Indian Street Food

Although you can find street snacks at many restaurants in the West, not all are good. These are reliably excellent places—some are traditionally Indian; some take a fresh, modern approach.

The Barbecue Connection: South America and Santa Maria

The other day, as I was driving north to San Francisco, I saw a billboard that made me do a double take. It was a giant image of skewered meat. It looked surprisingly like the barbecue served at the Santa Maria Elks Lodge, 300 miles to the south—a food that lingers indelibly in my mind (and, um, body; I ate nearly 300 pounds of meat while researching our story on the subject).

Santa Maria-Style Barbecue on a Giant Skewer

A guide to making Santa Maria BBQ