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The BBQ Central Show is a weekly internet based show that airs live each Tuesday from 9pm-11pm EST originating from Cleveland, Ohio. Each show attempts to cover the big news items in the BBQ and Grilling industry in hopes of promoting the art and sport of barbecue. It is widely considered to be the longest running and BEST show of its kind on any type of medium. Join me each Tuesday and help spread the gospel of barbecue and grilling!

The BBQ Central Show is a weekly internet based show that airs live each Tuesday from 9pm-11pm EST originating from Cleveland, Ohio. Each show attempts to cover the big news items in the BBQ and Grilling industry in hopes of promoting the art and sport of barbecue. It is widely considered to be the longest running and BEST show of its kind on any type of medium. Join me each Tuesday and help spread the gospel of barbecue and grilling!

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Description:

The BBQ Central Show is a weekly internet based show that airs live each Tuesday from 9pm-11pm EST originating from Cleveland, Ohio. Each show attempts to cover the big news items in the BBQ and Grilling industry in hopes of promoting the art and sport of barbecue. It is widely considered to be the longest running and BEST show of its kind on any type of medium. Join me each Tuesday and help spread the gospel of barbecue and grilling!

Language:

English

Contact:

2169520000


Episodes

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

6/24/2022
Episode 234 Taking you back to 6/21/2011 - My guest this time is fan favorite Ted Reader…and we talk about planning a party and being able to enjoy it instead of being trapped in “working the party” instead of being able to enjoy it. Ted gives a number of tips to help guard against that…we also talk about appetizers and main dishes…all the good stuff. As I was listening back…I did note that Ted seemed to be a little more subdued than the normal energy ball that he is, however, the info is...

Duration:00:10:06

Even The (Post) Pandemic Can’t Keep Daniel Vaughn From Appearing On The Show!

6/23/2022
(June 21, 2022 - Hour Two) 10:14 - In an effort to catch up on another guest that missed his last regular appearance, Daniel Vaugh and I will talk about a number of BBQ and Grilling topics that have transpired over the past 3 months. On the agenda tonight will be, of course, The 2022 BBQ HOF, his visit with Robert Moss in Texas, high heat chicken having a "moment" in Texas, burgers showing up in BBQ joints and are BBQ side dishes really THAT important n the grand scheme of BBQ? 10:35pm - IF...

Duration:00:59:57

Grilled Veggies, Italian Getaways & Oklahoma Joe Pellet Grill Cookers!

6/21/2022
(June 21, 2022 - Hour One) 9:14pm - Last month we missed our monthly visit from BBQ & Grilling icon, Steven Raichlen because he was in France and, well, the time zone difference didn't make for a good match (3am in France). However, this month Steven is back and he is ready to talk about everything he has been up to since our last visit in April. There is the trip, the most recent BBQ University from a few weeks back and plenty of other stuff as well! 9:35pm - After Steven, I will be joined...

Duration:00:47:23

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

6/17/2022
Episode 233 Taking you back to 6/7/2011 – eff Stith (Big Creek BBQ at the time) is featured and we get a look at how the Operation BBQ Relief was actually started…if you don’t know the very beginnings…there was an intense storm system in Joplin, MO that spawned wide spread tornados and terrible damage and Jeff and Stan Hays saw a need…had a quick conversation and jumped into action to help…and it has grown from there…an award winning organization…it’s a great listen especially for those of...

Duration:00:11:05

John Markus Talks About The BBQ Hall Of Fame Nod & His Whole Life!

6/16/2022
(June 14, 2022 - Hour Two) 10:14 & 10:35pm - A few weeks ago there was a new class of BBQ Hall of Fame'ers inducted. Tonight, I grab John Markus and talk to him about the honor and what it means to him as he looks across his heralded and successful career in TV. If you aren't familiar with John and his work in TV, you are in for a treat tonight, as I execute a fairly impromptu "origin story" of John and how he came to find his passion for live fire and how he pushed it onto every TV set in...

Duration:01:39:02

Meathead Talks Charcoal & Robert Moss Says Sides Dishes are COOL!

6/14/2022
(June 14, 2022 - Hour One) 9:14pm - Last month when Meathead stopped by we talked about "combustion". During that conversation we hit on charcoal and we realized that charcoal itself could be its own sub-topic and that's what we are going to cover tonight. If you have any questions on charcoal, please send them into me and I will ask Meathead while he is on. 9:35pm - After Meathead, I will be joined by the contributing BBQ editor at Southern Living Magazine, Robert Moss. Last week Adrian...

Duration:01:01:35

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

6/10/2022
Episode 232 Taking you back to 8/5/2012 - Featuring Meathead from Amazing Ribs. If you are a fan of this show and a long time listener, you know one of the most talked about segments was with Meathead were we argued about BBQ and Grilling. This isn’t the original segment, but this one occurred a few years after and we revisit this conversation as, at the time, Meathead was worried about me not representing his side of the argument properly, so, we got into it to clear everything up! It’s...

Duration:00:12:37

Sam The Cooking Guy Puts Me In My Place…Thank You Pittsburgh!

6/9/2022
(June 7, 2022 - Hour Two) 10:14pm - After a month off from being out of the country, Sam The Cooking Guy makes his triumphant return to the show! Sam has been up to a lot since our last visit. Many new YouTube videos cooking on many different cookers, a TV appearance on Good Morning America, the official release of his new book "Between The Buns" and we will recap his travels to Dubai and Singapore! Of course, we will lead the segment with a new version of "What Does Sam Like Best" and this...

Duration:01:13:38

Swine Life Eats Milk Cows & Adrian Miller Is James Beard Nominated Again!

6/7/2022
(June 7, 2022 - Hour One) 9:14pm - Welcome to June and to the beginning of the 2nd half of the year! Malcom Reed isn't able to make it this month because of sporting engagements, however, Mark Williams from Swine Life BBQ will be filling and we will recap the success the Killer Hogs BBQ team had at Memphis in May. Mark also released a new recipe on "No-Flip Burgers" that we will also cover! 9:35pm - After Mark, James Beard award nominee and award winner, Adrian Miller, joins me to talk about...

Duration:00:59:47

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

6/3/2022
Episode 231 Taking you back to 6/5/2012 – This week we feature an unusual segment of me talking over some various video clips that I found entertaining back in this time. First up is a clip of Mario Batalli taking a dump on celebrities that criticized his food when he was on Iron Chef. Then, one of my all time favorite YouTube clips ever, Jones BBQ and Foot Massage" and rounding it out was a classic rant from then Representative of Illinois, Mike Bost, putting it on anyone who would listen...

Duration:00:10:48

The Doctor Will See You Now! Ray Lampe Talking BBQ Hall Of Fame, The BBQ Forum And Much More!

6/2/2022
(May 31, 2022 - Hour Two) 10:14pm - Kicking off the 2nd hour is, perhaps, the most interviewed person over the history of the show. He is an accomplished competition pitmaster, author, TV show guest, pitchman, brand ambassador, BBQ Hall of Fame'er and BBQ Central Show Guest Hall of Fame'er, Dr. BBQ Ray Lampe! Last week the BBQ Hall of Fame was announced and we will break down who got in and why they were deserving of this honor. We will also talk about the new things Ray has going on in his...

Duration:00:59:25

Pellet Cookers, Gas Grills and Air-Fryers…What Could be Better Than That?

5/31/2022
(May 31, 2022 - Hour One) 9:14pm - Perhaps one of my favorite "new" guest finds in the past 12 months is the guy who leads the show tonight, Oklahoma Joe Davidson! Joe and I have had a great first 2 interviews tracking his rise in the live-fire industry ultimately leading to his induction into the BBQ Hall of Fame a few years ago. Tonight we talk about the explosions of pellet cookers in the market, why people love them and what makes the Oklahoma Joe's line of pellet cookers a brand you...

Duration:00:59:42

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

5/27/2022
Episode 230 Taking you back to 5/29/2012 - This week we feature show favorite Ray Lampe (Dr. BBQ)...at this time, we were talking about his new book “Slow Fire - Beginners Guide to BBQ” and we touched on who wrote the foreword of that book (Semi-Famous Dave Anderson) and how that came to be. We spend the rest of the time talking about this book’s vision and his book writing life as well. Ready to make a “BEST OF” show all your own?? Email Jon Solberg and let him know what you would like to...

Duration:00:10:58

The Embedded Correspondents Decide Who They Put In The BBQ HOF And Month 2 Of BBQCS American Idol Drops!

5/26/2022
(May 24, 2022 - Hour Two) 10:14pm - Kicking off the 2nd hour is the monthly visit from The Embedded Correspondents! Keeping with the Hall of Fame theme for the evening, Doug, Jon, Rusty and I will come up with the (4) people we think "should" be voted in before the official announcement the following day at 3pm Eastern. As time allows, we will also tackle some 100% Assurity picks to end the segment. 10:35pm - Closing the show tonight is the American Idol BBQ Central Show Edition semi-finals!...

Duration:01:01:39

2022 BBQ Hall of Fame Inductions ANNOUNCED!

5/25/2022
Be sure to join me at 3pm Eastern today as I welcome back Emily Park from The American Royal as we reveal the OFFICAL list of (4) people who will make up this year's BBQ Hall of Fame. We will also announce the (3) inductees to the "Legacy" portion of the hall and we will also reveal the first ever "Impact Award". Who will make up the class of 2022?? Who do YOU think will get in? Be sure to tune in at 3pm Eastern for the answers! This is an exclusive announcement that only the BBQ Central...

Duration:00:27:14

Hey Grill Hey Stops By For Some Smoked Burgers And Traeger Drops Some New Patents and Trademarks!

5/24/2022
(May 24, 2022 - Hour One) 9:14pm - We missed them last week in the 2nd hour but they have graciously rescheduled for the opening interview segment tonight! Susie and Todd Bulloch from Hey Grill Hey join me for their quarterly visit and we will talk about some new products they have coming out, the re-launch of their "Grill Squad", if they made it to Memphis in May this year and who they would put into the BBQ Hall of Fame if they had votes. 9:35pm - Derrick Riches from his namesake website...

Duration:00:59:40

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

5/20/2022
Episode 229 From 5/17/2011- This week we feature Fred Grose…founder of Mojobricks. Are you one that has tried Mojobricks before…a very popular smoking wood product. Fred does have a tie here to Bomb City, USA as well…in this interview we got some background on Fred and how he got into the “wood smoke” business…and the, of course, why his products were different…and are still different, than anything else out there on the market as well…and yes, if you are wondering, the business is still...

Duration:00:12:42

Burgers Are On The Rise In Texas BBQ & The BBQ Beat Breaks Down MIM 2022!

5/19/2022
(May 17, 2022 - Hour 2) 10:14pm - Kicking off the 2nd hour is 2nd time guest and BBQ/food writer for the San Antonio Express-News, Chuck Blount. Tonight, Chuck and I will talk about how the all mighty hamburger is making its way into more and more traditional BBQ restaurants and why that trend is growing. We will also discuss how that trend will affect how he (and other food reviewers) evaluate the BBQ restaurant...can you score down if some place does great BBQ but makes an average burger?...

Duration:00:45:05

The 2022 Memphis In May World Champ & Some Premium Cigar Talk As Well With Mr. J!

5/17/2022
(May 17, 2022 - Hour 1) 9:14pm - Memphis in May happened this past weekend and one of my lead guests showed on me last week. Did the karma work in reverse for him and the team? Not so much...Tim Scheer and Brad Leighninger join me to talk about their world championship cook and how Tim has single handedly reversed how "The Show Karma" might apply to pitmasters going forward. 9:35pm - Continuing to bring you the best in smoking content, but not in the way you might think, Mr. Johnathan from...

Duration:00:59:50

**Bonus Content – The Bad Jew Comes Home To Bomb City, USA**

5/14/2022
May 4th, 2022 - Rebecca King, aka The Bad Jew, made a return back to her original home in Cleveland, Ohio. The past few years, Rebecca has been hard at work getting The Bad Jew going out in her new home in LA and she has had great success introducing her "Porkstrami" to the west coast folks...and anyone she runs into along the way. On this particular day, we met up for a quick lunch at my pal Jeremy Umansky's restaurant, the multiple time James Beard nominated Larder Delicatessen on the west...

Duration:00:21:31