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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, […]

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, […]

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 […]

What is the Best BBQ podcast?

Dave Raymond and Duce Raymond on the Behind the Smoke podcast

Finding the “Best” BBQ podcast can be challenging once you catch the podcast bug. If you listen to our CaliBBQ.Media business and digital marketing podcasts then you know I hate “Best Of” lists. I disagree with these lists primarily because old, traditional media uses this clickbait trick to drive traffic to their website that’s filled with intrusive pop-up […]