How to Host a Winning Backyard BBQ Tips | West Coast BBQ Shop + Cali BBQ

KUSI Backyard BBQ Segment featuring Cali BBQ and West Coast BBQ Shop

You can host an amazing backyard BBQ for any holiday or special occasion with these barbecue pitmaster tips. West Coast BBQ Shop and Cali BBQ teamed up on multiple TV news segments during the long Labor Day holiday weekend to share our knowledge of barbecuing outdoors for a gathering. Thanks to the West Coast BBQ […]

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 to Have the Best Beach Barbecue | BBQGuys Tips

Grilling meats and vegetables on the beach

Watching the waves roll in while the aroma of chargrilled meat mingles with the salty air — what could be better? With so much of our time spent stuck at home in 2020, people are using their own grills, smokers, and firepits more than ever. While grilling is always a great pastime, in the summer […]

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 […]

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 […]