Tri-tip. Fresno likes it. Taste Fresno recognized the phenomenon (it's about time somebody did) and started a Tri-tip Cook-off. The 2nd one is happening this Saturday at the SJ River Parkway & Trust (North of Woodward Park). Tickets are $10 adults, $5 under 12, free under 5.
In preperation, Alisa Manjarrez from Taste Fresno did some related interviews on the No Network. One with the ever popular Doghouse Grill. If not the best tri-tip sandwiches in town, certainly the most buzzed about:
Clovis has some representation too with QN4U BBQ House:
To get some background on the location of the cook-off, check this post out by TonyTwoTone.
And word is, La Reina De Michoacan is giving out paletas to the first 100 folks attending!
This will be a nice afternoon in Fresno, no doubt. You can have your stanky-ass garlic, Gilroy. We'll take tri-tip any day.