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About Behind The Smoke Media

Behind The Smoke Media is dedicated to revealing the truths in the business and digital marketing of BBQ, the sexy Instagram photos come later. Shawn Walchef of Cali Comfort BBQ and Derek Marso of Valley Farm Market take you Behind the Smoke each episode to share BBQ War Stories, raw and untrimmed. 
 
From restaurant lawsuits, to failed menu development execution, to how community based events can help scale your food business, Derek and Shawn bring you into the messy world of hospitality entrepreneurship.  
 
You won’t hear anything like this in your BBQ Business 101 class.  Join the West Coast BBQ Movement and remember, "If we can't tag you, then we can't pimp you." 
 
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#059: The Rising Tide of Craft Barbecue in San Diego – Meat Locker BBQ

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Chef Brad Lyons – Meat Locker BBQ – @meatlockerbbq – San Diego, California Podcast recorded above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California. Summary Brad Lyons is the owner/operator of Meat Locker BBQ and offers quality barbecue for lunch, catering and events. Realizing he always wanted to wake up happy for…

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