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Build a Website Like a Home | Kyle Pflueger of Mithril Media | DH036

Imagine you’re buying a new home. You want a safe space for your family and friends with all the amenities. You’d want that home to be a welcoming representation for all you stand for when others visit. Cali BBQ Media’s web guru Kyle Pflueger builds “homes” for businesses. They just happen to be online. Dubbed […]

The “Low and Slow” History of Cali Comfort BBQ

Cali Comfort BBQ in Spring Valley at Dusk

The San Diego area is where Cali Comfort BBQ owner Shawn Walchef grew up. It’s where Shawn played sports with friends, learned lessons in school, and was taught values by his family. This is the community the restaurant owner still calls home to this day, now with a growing family of his own. As owners/operators […]

Alcohol To Go is Temporary, You Can Help Change the Law

Alcohol to Go at Cali BBQ near San Diego

We’ve heard nothing but support for cocktails to go from our guests.  Your enthusiasm has been incredibly encouraging for our talented team who have done a great job creating and crafting inventive and tasty drinks for you to take home and enjoy with your slow-smoked barbecue feast. We’ve been selling 32oz Growlers of Cocktails and […]

Complete The Murph Challenge 2020 | Cali BBQ is an Official Host

Cali Comfort BBQ is an official host of the 2020 Murph Challenge

Cali BBQ is honored to be an Official Host Location for the 2020 Murph Challenge.   The Murph Challenge is an annual fundraiser for the Lt. Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Foundation. The fundraiser has raised more than $1 million since 2014. The Murph is presented by the Forged clothing brand. You can register online […]

As San Diego Restaurants Reopen, Cali BBQ will Continue with Takeout and Delivery

Cali Comfort BBQ in Spring Valley is open for takeout and delivery

San Diego restaurants can officially reopen in a limited capacity after the mandatory shutdown. We are grateful for all the hard work that the California Restaurant Association and the County of San Diego put in to allow full service restaurants to open their doors again in a reduced capacity. For now, our position at Cali […]

The Digital Future of Local News | Tabitha Lipkin NBCLX | DH034

The Digital Future of Local News with Tabitha Lipkin

Tabitha Lipkin was raised in Texarkana, but over the course of the last decade San Diego has made her their own. Taking a leap of faith, Tabitha Lipkin decided to return to the Lone Star State for her next big break in media and perhaps the next big thing in the industry as a host […]

The Best of Times and the Worst of Times | KUSI News at Cali BBQ

KUSI Shawn Mothers Day 2020

KUSI News stopped by Cali Comfort BBQ on the day after Mother’s Day 2020 to talk about the BBQ War Stories that occurred when Cali BBQ sold out in 3 hours on the big holiday. Good Morning San Diego’s Kacey McKinnon talked with Cali BBQ owner/operator Shawn Walchef during a live social distanced interview outside […]

Humans are the Heart of Technology | Qu Beyond POS | DH032

Humans are the Heart of Technology episode of Digital Hospitality podcast

Your cellphone: the portal to people, information, and food. Amidst the COVID-19 crisis, cellphones have become the go-to place for to-go orders due to social distancing. Ordering online is not just the now, it’s the future. The team of innovators at Qu Beyond POS are reimagining point of sale technology. They know digital dining as […]

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 […]