RGC Featured in Santa Barbara Magazine!
Read the full article here….Asado Alfresco by Rob Dafoe.
Rodrigo Gimenez’s Argentinean-style barbecue sets the tone for simple summer soirees. Americans have a passion for barbecue that seems unequaled. Summer in Santa Barbara is the wafting lure of oak burning under a fine grill punctuated by the sweet ocean air. Over such a grill stands Rodrigo Gimenez, a man whose passion for asado (barbecue) and his particular style of Argentinean-fusion cooking remind us that the way of the grill and culinary arts—though they thrive here—were not born in America. “Social life started around the fire,” says the self-professed cocinero (cook)—not chef—who learned his craft organically through passion, travel, and adventure. “And social life around a fire is still central today.”