good times local news media events catalyst santa cruz california metro silicon valley news local events san jose weekly pajaronian watsonville local newspaper, news events pajaro valley california gilroy dispatch local news events garlic festival santa cruz media events local california weekly king city rustler newspaper media local events car sales buy new car media
36.6 F
English English Spanish Spanish
December 11, 2023

Rib Cook-Off draws hungry guests

Live music and the smell of barbecue filled the air throughout San Juan Bautista May 5-7 as the San Juan Bautista Rib Cook-Off returned to Third Street in the historic city’s downtown.

Plenty of hungry guests made their way to the nearly 10 barbecue booths to try out the slow-cooked ribs simmered over hickory charcoal.

Dozens of arts and crafts booths also filled the streets in the multi-day event under mild weather.

Winners of the Rib Cook-Off, which is organized by Williams LTD, were:

Best Ribs:

• First Place: Chicago BBQ

• Second Place: Git-R-Smoked 

• Third Place: Carson City BBQ

• People’s Choice: Mansmith’s BBQ

Best Sauce:  

• First Place: Austin Texas Lightning 

• Second Place: Lord of the Ribs

• Third Place: Joshua’s Ribbs

Chicago BBQ of Burr Ridge, Ill. was one of seven competitors at this year’s Great San Juan Bautista Rib Cook-Off from May 5-7. Photo: Juan Reyes
Staff Report
Staff Report
A staff member wrote, edited or posted this article, which may include information provided by one or more third parties.

Please leave a comment


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here