Menu Please: A Tale of 2 BBQs

On a hot July day Femme de Joie and Amice del Signore took Highway 99 toward Chico, blithely ignoring the “expect 20 minute delays” signs. After what seemed like two weeks in a hot oven, they popped up in Los… Continue Reading


Asphalt Cowboys Serve Up Barbecue, Auction to Benefit Rodeo

The Asphalt Cowboys’ 59th Annual Barbecue is happening at Lake Redding Park on Sunday, Sept. 11, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. This is an annual event in which proceeds will benefit 2012 Rodeo Week events. Come out and enjoy… Continue Reading

Wine & Brew Fest to Benefit Shingletown Med Center

Shingletown Medical Center will host the 6th Annual Harvest Wine & Brew Fest at the beautiful UpCountry Gardens in Shingletown on Saturday, August 27th, from 2 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. This fundraiser will help raise money for their 2011 Annual… Continue Reading

Tehama County Serves Ribs, Rods, Rides at Rolling Hills

What: Join Tehama County for the 3rd annual Ribs, Rods and Rides at Rolling Hills Casino
When: Saturday (June 4), 9 a.m.
Where: Rolling Hills Casino, 2655 Barham Ave, Corning, CA 96021

This Saturday morning, over two dozen hot air balloons will launch at dawn from Rolling Hills Casino, followed … Continue Reading

Celebrate Older Americans at a Barbecue Tuesday

What: Shasta Senior Nutrition Programs’ Older Americans Barbecue – lunch, live music and prizes
When: Tuesday, May 24, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: 100 Mercy Oaks Dr., Redding, CA
Cost: $3 suggested donation for seniors, $6.50 general admission

Shasta Senior Nutrition Programs (SSNP) is celebrating Older Americans Month to show appreciation and support for the senior population that … Continue Reading


Can You Judge BBQ? Make it Official with Certified Class

What: BBQ Judging Class When: Saturday (March 5), 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Rolling Hills Casino, 2655 Barham Ave, Corning Cost: $100 per person This is a rare opportunity in the northstate to become a Certified Kansas City Barbeque… Continue Reading


Out of Town For Memphis Minnie’s BBQ

Femme de Joie and Amico del Signore have been enthusiastic fans of KPIG radio for several years after reading about it from a column by Jim Dyar in The Newspaper Of Which We Dare Not Speak Its Name. It was through the PIG that we first got wind of a BBQ joint in San Francisco called Memphis Minnie’s Barbecue Joint and Smokehouse. Being in The City on unrelated business, we made it our business to pay Memphis Minnie’s a visit.

Before we go any further, let’s… Continue Reading