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El Pollo Norteno

Our Tip The tri-tip and chicken combo plate is the classic order, and both are good.
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Snapshots from My Cross-Country Road Trip

Snapshots from My Cross-Country Road Trip

Hi-ho, Kenji here, reporting from my temporary digs in the West Coast where, thanks to my wife and her penchant for getting offered internships in exotic seaside locations, I'll be reporting from until October. With a large country to traverse and two dogs to do it with, it only made sense to give my best friend a call, rent a car, and do things the old fashioned American way with a road trip. Take a look at everything we ate along the way.

The Tri-Tip Torta from El Pollo Norteño in Santa Maria, CA

The Tri-Tip Torta from El Pollo Norteño in Santa Maria, CA

There are plenty of steakhouses and chop shops in the Santa Maria Valley, but if speed is the name of the game, you could do worse than make a pit-stop at El Pollo Norteño, a small fast-food-style diner in a strip mall in Santa Maria.