Special thanks to Reka Badger and the Santa Maria Sun, KEYT Television, the Santa Maria Times and Katy Budge of Casa Festiva (if we’ve missed anyone, let us know!), for spreading the tasty word about Dine Out: Santa Maria Style, a special promotion that runs through December 13, 2009.

During this promotion, seven participating restaurants are offering special fixed price menus under the banner of “Dine Out: Santa Maria Style” in the heart of Santa Maria Style BBQ country.

The participating restaurants include Santa Maria Style Barbecue specialists The Hitching Post and Far Western Tavern, as well as the Garden Room Restaurant at the Historic Santa Maria Inn, Vintner’s Bar & Grill at the Radisson Hotel Santa Maria, Adelina’s Bistro at the Monarch Club, Bamboo Garden, and Quizno’s on South Bradley Road.

The fixed menu prices start at $10.09, and continue with the “09” theme at $20.09, $30.09 and $40.09, depending on the restaurant and meal (prices do not include tax or tip). Click here to view details and a full breakdown of the available menus.

P.S. Don’t forget to enjoy the simultaneous Wine Christmas Passport Weekend this weekend!