It’s possible I could have had more fun at the 2013 World Food Championships—I just would’ve needed bail money to do so. Too much happened to tell you in one blog post so I’m opening up with this overview. If you want a visual guide, you can check out our photo album on our Facebook page. Seeing how the event invaded Downtown Sin City this November 7-10, let’s break down the festivities by their corresponding Seven Deadly Sins.
Happy Independence Day, everybody! This may be the busiest backyard barbecue day of the year, but there’s no reason the fun has to stop when the last fireworks have faded into the night sky. There are a lot of KCBS competitions going on today and over the next few days too. We thought our fellow ‘que junkies might want a list.
Since nobody bought me that Big Green Egg I asked for last Christmas, I’ve decided to win one. As part of National Barbecue Month, the KCBS is running a series of giveaways on Facebook, one of which is for said egg. Interested? Read on.
The man is a machine, albeit one who still uses the same simple setup you see on television. Where the other 109 teams were all more elaborate than SYO (Slap Yo’ Daddy), he was the one walking away with the title. The guy’s got heart. He’s also really busy, which is why I was stoked when he agreed to answer my questions for this interview.
Man, if summer school consisted of smoked brisket, ribs, and pulled pork, I’d have failed every grade. And often. To the tune of this being my 37th year of kindergarten often. Summer school didn’t have competition barbecue courses, however, and I was forced to learn about barbecue on the streets. You don’t have to, though. The KCBS offers courses not …
Happy National Barbecue month, everybody! If you’re looking for a way to pay homage to the gods of ‘cue, here’s a list of Kansas City Barbecue Society competitions for you to chew on. Early next week, we’ll follow up with barbecue class listings where you can polish your skill at the grill.
I made almost $700 playing poker in Vegas this last weekend, but the biggest winner I met worked a lot harder for their money than I did. That would be the Slap Yo’ Daddy BBQ competition barbecue team who came out on top at the ACM BBQ Throwdown at Mandalay Bay.