You can achieve BBQ glory by signing up now to compete in the largest amateur barbecue contest on the West Coast, the Spring Valley Tailgate and BBQ Festival. The 10th annual Spring Valley Tailgate and BBQ Festival takes place on Oct. 27, 2019 in front of Cali Comfort BBQ, 8910 Troy St., in Spring Valley,…Click to learn more
NFL fever has kicked off for another season at Cali Comfort BBQ, a home for football fans who want to watch NFL games near San Diego. It’s always a watch party at Cali BBQ because the experience is optimized for fans by fans. NFL Week 3 Schedule NFL Week 3 has lots of great games…Click to learn more
With more than $15,000 in prizes and 35 teams competing, it was no easy task to become Grand Champion of the 2019 #BETonBBQ Turf and Surf BBQ Championship. Known for a gorgeous setting and a storied history — just like its iconic founder Bing Crosby — the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club hosts one of the…Click to learn more
Get tickets now for the Turf and Surf BBQ tasting event on Aug. 18 at Del Mar Racing near San Diego With the excitement of the annual Turf and Surf BBQ Championship weekend building, event organizers made sure to pay a visit to their friends in the media to talk all about the unlimited food…Click to learn more
The Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) announced their new CEO hire on The BBQ Central Show. “The Board of Directors of the Kansas City Barbeque Society is pleased to announce Emily Detwiler as Chief Executive Officer,” the KCBS wrote on their Facebook page. The BBQ Central Show Breaks News The BBQ Central Show is a…Click to learn more
Eat unlimited BBQ samples made by top chefs and pitmasters at the 4th Annual Turf & Surf BBQ State Championship on Aug. 18 in Del Mar. You can get a firsthand taste of the West Coast BBQ Movement when the exciting #BETonBBQ Turf and Surf event kicks off in beautiful Del Mar, California on Aug.…Click to learn more
You’re bound to build up a huge appetite when attending Comic-Con International in San Diego. To help you in your quest to dine on some great local cuisine in between panels and screenings, here is a Behind the Smoke-approved guide on where to eat in San Diego and the surrounding area during Comic-Con. There are…Click to learn more
Get a crash course on BBQ and grilling tips for beginners by learning from Cali Comfort BBQ’s latest appearance on San Diego television. Cali Comfort BBQ and friends shared BBQ and grilling tips on San Diego television news just after the July 4, 2019, holiday, a time when many are wanting to fire up their…Click to learn more
Just reading the words Chipotle Sriracha Buffalo Chicken Wings is enough to make your mouth burn in hunger. Indulge your spicy palette at your July 4 BBQ (or anytime!) by cooking these party pleasing grilled buffalo chicken wings by Robyn Lindars of GrillGirl.com. Buffalo Chicken Wings are already known to have a high heat level.…Click to learn more
Tennis was in my DNA, but it wasn’t my destiny. My grandparents loved tennis and since they were the ones who raised me, they decided I would love tennis too. I would often watch my Bulgarian grandfather and Japanese grandmother play doubles together. When I was seven I remember wishing I could run onto the…Click to learn more
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Derek Marso & Shawn Walchef – Behind The Smoke – San Diego, CA Subscribe on YouTube Summary Episode #100 – The Final Episode of Behind The Smoke: BBQ War Stories It is with great sadness for us to announce that this will be the final Behind The Smoke: BBQ War Stories podcast in its current…
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