Fiery Foods Show 2009 Part 1 The Photos

The 2009 Fiery Foods Show is over and I’m still recovering from it all. My head spins with all the great tips and knowledge I picked up, the new friends I made, and the great variety of products I was able to purchase and ship home.

There were so many great “characters” and booths … I’m sorry I didn’t get more pics!

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Countdown to the National Fiery Foods and BBQ Show


Here’s a link with tons of pics of the 2008 Fiery Foods & BBQ Show – Photos and story by Harald Zoschke

If you’re a vendor at the show, leave a comment below with your booth # and info. I’d love to meet you.
And if you plan on attending the show, I’d love to meet you too!

At Ben’s Chili Bowl Only Barack Obama and Bill Cosby Eat Free

IMG_0994.jpg Ben’s Chili Bowl, in Washington DC, is famous for having a sign that used to read, “Only Bill Cosby Eats for Free”. That changed recently to include the Obama Family too. We recently ate at Ben’s Chili Bowl in DC. It was just after the November ’08 election, and sure enough the sign was there. We went there late on a Friday night, and the pics in the gallery below are the ones we took.

I f you’ve ever been in South Philly, and experienced the whole Pat’s / Geno’s cheesesteak phenomenom, you’ve got a good idea of what Ben’s is like on weekend nights.

This was just as much an experience as it was a dining out event. What a great experience as well as delicious food! Ben’s Chili Bowl is an historic place – entering their 51st year. Located on “U” Street in Northwest DC, it was the lone survivor in it’s neighborhood to make it through the riots of the 1960’s, and survived major construction at it’s steps of the DC Metro.
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Scovie Awards 2009 Winners Announced

The Scovie Awards Winners for 2009 were announced recently by

Setting the Standard for Spicy Food & BBQ, the annual Scovie Awards Competition recognizes top fiery foods and BBQ products from around the globe. (

November 8th, 2008: The 2009 Scovie Awards winners. I know I’m a week late on this, but I really wanted to congratulate my old and new friends on their awards!


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