Mike Mills RIP: Remembering The Legend’s BBQ Life and Legacy

Amy Mills and Mike Mills at #IAMBBQ2018 with Behind The Smoke Podcast

At the end of 2020, the barbecue community lost one of its best, and the world lost a legendary pitmaster. And not just any legend, but rather “The Legend.” Mike Mills, founder of 17 Street Barbecue, 3x Grand World Champion, co-author of Peace, Love & Barbecue and Praise the Lard, and well deserving of his […]

Brand Building in a New Era | Shawn Walchef on The Cantore Show | DH063

Podcast Cover Image - DH064 Chris Cantore Show Repurpose Cover

At Cali BBQ we learned early on that to get people to care about us, we had to reach out to them online. Veteran broadcaster and notable San Diego media personality Chris Cantore (our former podcast guest) featured our Cali BBQ Media story on his The Cantore Show podcast. Recording in his surf hut studio, […]

How Cloudbeds is Prepared for a Digital Future and Remote Culture

DH052 Cloudbeds HQ - Screenshot - Office Tree

Cloudbeds cofounders Adam Harris and Richard Castle are maintaining their space. After all, they have plenty of it. As they enter the Downtown San Diego headquarters for their thriving company Cloudbeds, none of the company’s 420 employees across 135 countries are currently in the 10,000 square feet space. This of course, was not the plan. […]

The Future of Office Space in a Remote Reality | Inside Cloudbeds Headquarters | DH052

Podcast Cover Image - DH052 Cloudbeds HQ Interview Episode

Cloudbeds is on fire. As one of the hottest tech startups around, the company is growing at a steady rate while adapting to an ever-changing work culture. Digital Hospitality toured Cloudbeds‘ San Diego headquarters with company cofounders Adam Harris and Richard Castle as they returned to their amazing and — currently unused — office space […]

5 Tips to Better Engagement on Yelp for Business

Yelp Success Guide Put Customer First

There are a plethora of online platforms and apps that are important for businesses to use. Signing up for Yelp is an essential starting point for any small business in 2020. Claiming and using your own Yelp page is easy. It doesn’t require any technical knowledge and thankfully there’s help to guide you through using and […]

Breaking BBQ Myths Online with Meathead of AmazingRibs.com

BBQ Myths Busted Meathead Amazing Ribs

When it comes to the science of barbecue and grilling, there’s one person you must meet — Meathead. The legendary Meathead Goldwyn was a guest on our Digital Hospitality podcast to talk about his Amazing career, his Amazing insights, and his AmazingRibs.com website. In this conversation between Meathead and podcast host Shawn Walchef, you’ll learn all […]

The Evolution of Restaurants is Digital | Walchef on Cantore

The Future of Restaurants is Online Ordering and Digital Media like at Cali BBQ

To thrive in the modern world, Cali BBQ had to become a digital restaurant. “We learned early on that nobody gave a shit about us,” Cali BBQ owner Shawn Walchef says bluntly on a June 2020 visit to The Cantore Show podcast. “We learned that if we wanted to get people to care about us, […]

Changing Lives Online with AmazingRibs.com | Meathead | DH040

Changing Lives with Amazing Ribs Digital Hospitality podcast

The Man, the Meat, the Legend. You’ve heard his memorable moniker before, but just who is Meathead? He’s a griller, journalist, and web pioneer behind Amazing Ribs dot com who’s been teaching the Internet how to BBQ right before Google was the end-all-be-all search engine. At 71 years of age, Meathead Goldwyn is among the […]

Hanging with Cantore in the Surf Hut | Shawn Walchef on The Cantore Show

Shawn Walchef with Chris Cantore in San Diego June 2020

When we opened up Cali BBQ in 2008, I never dreamed that twelve years later I would have so many close friends in media. Podcasting with the legendary Chris Cantore of Yew Online from his converted surf hut and talking about our Cali BBQ Media journey is something I will never forget. Hopefully you enjoy the […]