In recent news, the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off has been described as:

ISSUU - Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off by Chico Community Publishing

A Must Attend Event by Spirit Magazine

Foods You Must Have in the Summer by Smarter Travel

One of 10 Super Summer Food Festivals by Reader's Digest

Delicious Summer Food Festivals by MSNBC

One of the top 10 summer food festivals worth the pit stop by Salon.com

Man v.s. Meat and the West's largest barbecue rib festival by San Francisco Chronicle

The Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off has been featured in top national newspaper and television stations:

Travel Channel

USA Today

Bloomberg

New York Times

San Francisco Examiner

New York Daily News