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Importing the Family Stash | CaliFino Tequila (DH 029)

CaliFino Tequila on Digital Hospitality podcast in 2020

Miguel Luna was known by soccer fans as a clutch scorer who brought four championships to the San Diego Sockers. Miguel was also known as the guy who brought his teammates really good tequila. “I started bringing plastic water bottles with tequila to the locker room on gameday in 2010,” reflects Miguel Luna on his […]

Sending the Love to Emergency Healthcare Workers with BBQ

Giving meals to health workers in San Diego

Cali Comfort BBQ and the San Diego Gulls sent love to emergency healthcare workers and CBS News 8 returned the love in their Send the Love television segment. Our team was honored to serve 200 slow-smoked barbecue meals to the incredible health workers at Sharp Healthcare in Chula Vista, California. These health heroes are fighting […]

The Hottest Fires Forge the Hardest Steel | Forged part 2 (DH 026)

Forged brand interview san diego

Still catching your breath from the mountain hike with FORGED? Well, Navy SEALs and Marines don’t slow down so neither will we. On this second part of our interview with FORGED, CEO Mike Sauers and Marketing Manager Samantha Bonilla joined Digital Hospitality’s Shawn Walchef as they head to South Bay Rod and Gun Club for a […]

Strength through Adversity | Forged part 1 (DH 25)

Forged brand finds strength through adversity

The Forged brand was born on the battlefield and built to give back. With military experience and tireless dedication, the team behind Forged always pushes forward, no matter the challenge. Running a business is never easy. But through adversity comes strength. For Forged CEO Michael Sauers, a former Navy SEAL, and Marketing Manager Samantha Bonilla, […]

A Difficult Message to Send | How You Can Help Cali BBQ

I just sent the most difficult message I’ve ever had to send to our dozens of hardworking staff members at Cali Comfort BBQ. Since 2008 we have been fortunate to be open and serving slow-smoked barbecue, cool cocktails, and hosting amazing guests at our family run restaurant and sports bar in Spring Valley, California. Now […]

Living One Day at a Time: #SunriseGratitude and Sobriety

Sunrise Gratitude One Day at a Time Cali BBQ Media

My name is Shawn Walchef. I am an alcoholic sports bar owner who has been in recovery and sober since April 29, 2012. Living one day at time is a foundational principle of the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) program and other programs of recovery. This simple principle has the power to help so many people who […]

Thank You Kobe: Paying Respect to an Icon at the Staples Center

Fans Honor Kobe outside the Staples Center

A sea of purple and gold stretched along the sidewalk outside the Staples Center. Purple balloons, gold flowers, Lakers jerseys of 8 and 24, hundreds of handwritten notes — all tokens of love and respect for a legend lost too soon. Surrounded by flowers, a basketball, and other memorial markers, a Number 24 Jersey had […]

Supporting Jake’s Projects with a T-Shirt Fundraising Campaign

Creating a Shirt Fundraiser for Jake's Projects on Tzilla

Fundraising is very hard, especially when you want to make and sell t-shirts. This solution could help you start raising money right now. In this Cali BBQ Media behind-the-scenes episode, Shawn Walchef and Dave Palet continue their conversation from the Digital Hospitality podcast about Jake’s Projects and making fundraising easier to accomplish. They are joined […]

Looking Out For One Another — Dave Palet and Jake’s Projects (DH 015)

Looking Out for One Another featuring Dave Palet

It’s important to ask for help, even though it’s not always easy. It’s also important to lend someone else a helping hand. This episode of the Digital Hospitality podcast brings us to the garage/recording studio of Dave Palet to talk about the digital evolution of the Dave and Jeff Show, building a community of supporters, and […]