Though it may not be peak BBQ weather, many places, California included, enjoy patio dining and beyond all year long. And if you want to do it better, consider this exceedingly well-designed spatula and tong combo from Billy Twang.
Not only is the set handmade in the United States but it's crafted from single pieces of iron and given a deep black, completely proprietary finish that not only looks sharp but protects it from rust and makes 'em easy to clean. They're finished with black leather loops for additional style points.
Time to upgrade....?