The World Food Championships are still young in the culinary world but they’re well on their way to becoming a major institution. CEO Mike McCloud helms this ever growing ship. You’ll see him at qualifiers throughout the year as well as the main events in Kissimmee, Florida this November. He’s always down to talk about the WFC, where it’s been, is, and is going so I pinned him down for an interview on the food machine he and the team at MMA Creative put into motion.
The World Food Championships: Sin City Judgment Day
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.
Odd Eats: Two Upcoming Weird Foodfests
Scholars blame opposable thumbs, upright stance, and tool use for how we hairless apes conquered the Earth but there’s another reason that trumps the others. Humans eat everything that doesn’t eat them first.
KCBS Issues BBQ Competition Guidelines During Outbreak
The coronavirus outbreak has turned into a worldwide pandemic, affecting food competitions (and just about everything else). This morning, the Kansas City Barbecue Society issued its own guidelines for those events that aren’t being canceled during the ordeal.
Sometimes we get slow news weeks and I have to save up items just to give people a decent-sized post. This is not one of those weeks. From food competitions to seaweed beer and Doritos Roulette, there’s a lot to talk about.
First Road Grub Throwdown Launches in 2019 at Sturgis Buffalo Chip
Ray “Dr BBQ” Lampe to emcee Road Grub Throwdown series of motorsports food shows and competitions
The Big Show Turns 25. Happy Birthday!
Twenty-five years, 500,000 superhots, and the Doctor makes a house call. That sums up the 25th Annual National Fiery Foods and Barbecue Show so fast it doesn’t do justice to what was really a three-day chile party at Sandia Resort & Casino March 1-3.