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Tennessee River BBQ Battle 2022

What sounds more like a Civil War re-enactment, the Tennessee River Battle is thankfully more faithful to staging a finely crafted barbecue event. It also occurs at the same time as the Saltillo River Day Festival is going

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Memphis in May 2022 – World Championship Barbecue Cooking Competition

When they said this was the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, The Memphis in May is a hard act to follow. Then again, it’s one of the few competitions that have fueled such a growing interest in the

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Smoke on the Plains Derby BBQ Fest 2022 Results

If you’re stumbling around downtown Derby in Kansas around June 10th and 11th this year, you’ll be glad to hear that Smoke on the Plains is back again. There’s plenty to do and loads to see, but most

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Great Lenexa BBQ Battle

What more can you ask for when it comes to fine BBQ festivals in Kansas than one of the State’s lesser-known BBQ competitions. You may not have heard of the Great Lenexa BBA Battle before, however, there is

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Ozarks BBQ Fest – 2022 Event Coverage, Results & History

Just last April on the 22nd and 23rd, the Ozarks BBQ Fest got underway for the 2022 competitions. Not only was there no shortage of sponsors, but thanks to the Kansas City Barbecue Society and the Steak Cookoff

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Cajun Cookoff in St. Louis – A Mardi Gras Celebration

Cajun Cookoff -February 12, 2022 Did someone say Crewe in the Lou? Yes, even in St. Louis, they love their fair share of Mardi Gras celebrations. Out of all the celebrations that are part of the Mardi Gras-themed

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Q in the Lou in St. Louis

Q in the Lou -September 30 Through October 2, 2022 One of the most satisfying BBQ events that St. Louis locals wait all year for is returning again for their 7th annual Q in the Lou BBQ Festival.

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Culinary Challenge Awards in St. Louis

Culinary Challenge Awards -March 7, 2022 Now here’s a food challenge that’s quite unique since it’s being held in 2022 at Union Station in downtown St. Louis. The formal title is the Culinary Challenge Awards and is sponsored

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Memphis Grizzlies Cheerleader Wins Rib Eating Competition

Rib Eating Surprise When you think of competitive eating, who comes to mind? Sure Joey Chestnut pops to mind, even he is an exception to the rule. Usually we think of the big dude chowing down the 48

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The Jack Daniel’s BBQ World Champions – Winners Circle

Grand Champion of the 31st Annual Jack Daniel’s BBQ competition goes to Clark Crew BBQ. There’s a phrase in business “Pent up demand”. Keep something scarce and you build up a backlog of folks who want it. Mostly

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