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

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

Part of the List of 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

MSNBC

New York Times

San Francisco Examiner

New York Daily News


Nugget Rib Cook-off is Going Green
Updated on July 18, 2013

Check out all of our efforts to make the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off more environmentally friendly.


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Updated on July 18, 2013

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Main Stage Entertainment Line-up Announced
Updated on July 18, 2013

Updated line-up for the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off U.S. Bank Stage.


Joey Chestnut sets a world record
Updated on Aug 27, 2008

Joey Chestnut wins his third consecutive Best in the West Nugget World Rib Eating Championship with a world record performance of 9.8 lbs of rib meat!!!