The Karen Drink is Sour and Fiery | Cali Cocktails To Go

The Karen Cocktail To Go at Cali BBQ in San Diego

Drinking “The Karen” will make you ask for the manager…  Because it tastes so good! Our latest Cali BBQ Cocktail-To-Go creation is “The Karen” — a Fireball Pink Lemonade that’s both Sour and Fiery. Just like a Karen! https://www.facebook.com/calicomfortbbq/videos/1095065120894325/? We asked our followers online what our next Cali BBQ Cocktail-To-Go Fishbowl should be and “The […]

Saving Small Business Spotlight on CBS News 8

CBS 8 Saving Small Business Shawn Walchef Cali BBQ

Cali BBQ was featured live during the Saving Small Business segment on CBS News 8 in May 2020. Cali BBQ owner/operator Shawn Walchef talked on the San Diego CBS news broadcast with Eric Kahnert about the difficulties and triumphs that have come to the family restaurant in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Walchefs […]

#095: The Business of Quality Craft Beer – TapCraft

Michael Peacock – TapCraft – San Diego, CA Michael Peacock is the owner and founder of TapCraft; a San Diego based company that builds and maintains draught systems for all types of beverages. Believing in furthering education, Peacock is the instructor for the Draught Systems course as part of SDSU’s Business of Craft Beer Program. […]

#094: Dive Bar Renaissance Man – Chad Cline

Chad Cline – The Waterfront Bar & Grill  – San Diego, CA Subscribe on YouTube Summary Chad Cline is the owner of the Waterfront Bar & Grill one of San Diego’s most popular, and oldest dive bars. Creating neighborhood hubs Chad and his family also operate The Aero Club, Banzai Bar, Eastbound Bar & Grill, […]

#092: Overcoming the Addiction to Alcohol – Brian Hess

Brian Hess – Hess Roofing – San Diego, CA Podcast recorded live above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California. Subscribe to Behind The Smoke on YouTube Subscribe to Behind The Smoke on iTunes Summary Brian Hess is the co-owner of Hess Roofing, a family owned San Diego roof installation and […]

#090: Authentic Mexican Craft Beer in Barrio Logan – Border X Brewing

Digital Hospitality: A Cali BBQ Media Podcast

Martin Favela- Border X Brewing – @BorderXBrewing – Barrio Logan, CA Podcast recorded live above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California. Subscribe to Behind The Smoke on YouTube Subscribe to Behind The Smoke on iTunes Summary Martin Favela is the operations manager at Border X Brewing a grassroots brewery located […]

#088: A Family’s Pursuit of Hoppiness – Alpine Beer Co

Alpine Beer Co Podcast with Behind The Smoke

Shawn McIlhenney – Alpine Beer Co – @AlpineBeerCo – Alpine, CA Podcast recorded live above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California. Subscribe to Cali BBQ Media on YouTube Subscribe to Digital Hospitality on iTunes Summary Shawn McIlhenney is the head brewer at Alpine Beer Co; known as “The Home of […]

#086: San Diego’s Next Great Brewery Experience – My Yard Live

Jamie Minotti & Mark McLarry – My Yard Live – @myyardlive – San Marcos, CA Podcast recorded live above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California. Subscribe to Behind The Smoke on YouTube Subscribe to Behind The Smoke on iTunes Summary Jamie Minotti and Mark McLarry are partners in My Yard […]