• 365 Days of Giant BBQ Specials

    Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes and Pork prep time: 10 mins cook time: 20 mins ready in: 30 mins serves: 4 per serving: 408 calories We typically like to pair pasta with beef meatballs or chicken… so why not pork? Use fresh tomatoes from the garden at the end of the summer, and don’t forget the

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  • The Basics of BBQ

    1. Pick your meat. The options are endless but common competition meats include spare ribs, beef brisket, and chicken. 2. Prep your meat. You can prep your meat with a marinade, brine, or rub. Marinade: a sauce made up of a variety of elements, including – but not limited to – oil, vinegar, spices, and

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  • Why Local Brands Love the BBQ Battle

    Featured on: Event Marketer Written by:by Kenneth Briodagh Washington D.C. played host to its annual DC BBQ Battle on June 21 and 22 and Pennsylvania Avenue has never smelled so sweet. Several brands took part, including Enterprise CarShare, Chevrolet’s local dealers, the NBA Nation Tour and GEICO insurance. Over the course of the two-day event,

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  • Who makes the best barbecue?

    Written by Amy Brittain | Washington Post If there were a Miss Congeniality of the competitive barbecue circuit, Mama Mary would take the title. Last year, she earned the Spirit of BBQ award at the Safeway National Capital Barbecue Battle, an honor given to the cook who has the best attitude during the annual D.C.

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  • Safeway Barbecue Battle Commercial for DC50

    This is the latest commercial that I have produced for Safeway’s Barbecue Battle. Safeway’s Barbecue Battle has been bringing great food, music and fun to the streets of the Nation’s Capital for more than two decades. Signaling the beginning of summer,

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  • Safeway National Capital Barbecue Battle

    Greg Ten Eyck, Public Affairs Director, Safeway, Inc. Fun, family and great barbecue, the Safeway National Capital Barbecue Battle is where it’s at on June 21st& 22nd on Pennsylvania Avenue, in Washington DC. Yolanda Vazquez talks with Greg Ten Eyck, Public Affairs Director for Safeway Inc. about the Barbecue Battle.  Follow Safeway National Capital Barbecue

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