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March 8-14, 2006

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5 Things to Love

Sources for Grilled Tri-tip

By Stett Holbrook


TECHNICALLY a roast cut from the bottom sirloin, tri-tip is superb on the grill. Whether piled high into a sandwich or sliced thin and served on a plate with barbecue sauce on the side, tri-tip is a slice of carnivore heaven.

All Star Bar-B-Que Juicy, tender sandwiches with pleasing charred crust. 2230 Lincoln Ave, San Jose. 408.448.0855.

Sam's Bar-B-Que 1110 S. Bascom Ave, San Jose. 408.297.9151.

Texas Smokehouse BBQ Mesquite-smoked and delicious. 1091 S. Capitol Expwy, San Jose. 408.926.2829.

Trail Dust BBQ Joint Whether you get the sandwich or the plate you can't go wrong. 17249 Monterey Road, Morgan Hill. 408.776.9072

Zanotto's Try the tri-tip pannini on focaccia. 39 S. Second St, San Jose. 408.977.1333.


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