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Enjoy a Labor Day BBQ at Felix’s BBQ With Soul

Enjoy a Labor Day BBQ at Felix’s BBQ With Soul barbecue restaurant near me

Although summer isn’t technically over until late September, once school is back in session and August is over, it may as well be the end of summer. Enjoy one last summer celebration this Labor Day! Of course, we all know that any Labor Day celebration requires barbecue, so if you’re looking for a “barbecue restaurant […]

Bringing Southern Soul to Southern California

Bringing Southern Soul to Southern California southern food in san diego

Our founder, Felix Berry, began his experience with cooking at home with his mom and family. Through these experiences, he gained the knowledge he now has of authentic Alabama-style cooking. His experience with the art of BBQ also began at just twelve years old. At the time, his mother was a beautician with a client […]

Macaroni and Cheese: More Than Just a Side

Macaroni and Cheese: More Than Just a Side mac and cheese - best soul food in san diego

Macaroni and cheese is a classic soul food side dish, that many would agree no meal is complete without. This dish has been a staple for many family gatherings in the United States for as long as most of us can remember. However, many of our country’s most loved dishes did not originate here, and […]

Celebrating Black History Foods With Soul (and BBQ)

Celebrating Black History Foods With Soul (and BBQ) black history foods

Food is an integral part of every culture. It’s often the foundation of many traditions, making it part of a culture’s community and identity. This is why food is a great way to celebrate and even gain a better understanding of cultures you may not be familiar with. Black American culture and history is no […]

Where to Get the Best Fried Catfish and Why It’s So Important to Soul Food

Where to Get the Best Fried Catfish and Why It’s So Important to Soul Food best fried catfish

Soul food and fish fries have been bringing people together to enjoy delicious food and the company of the people they love for a very long time. However, it can sometimes be easy to forget that all of these foods we love have a history and meaning behind them. In this article, we’re diving into […]

The History of Barbecue in the United States

The History of Barbecue in the United States the history of barbecue

You may enjoy some delicious barbecue in San Diego just like we do, but it definitely didn’t originate here. The history of barbecue is as rich as barbecue sauce itself!  First, there are many different ideas of what barbecue really is. Grilling, or just putting meat on a grill to cook it isn’t true traditional […]

What is Soul Food?

What is Soul Food? soul food in san diego

Are you looking for authentic soul food in San Diego? Look no further than Felix’s BBQ With Soul! Felix, our founder, grew up in Alabama, so it’s important to us that we never serve anything less than the best soul food. Now, you’re probably familiar with the term soul food, but what actually constitutes this […]

The Stories Behind July 4th Food Favorites

The Stories Behind July 4th Food Favorites july 4th bbq in san diego

With the 4th of July holiday just around the corner, you’re probably looking forward to a day off and some summer fun with family, friends, and great food! If you’re Independence Day plans include a July 4th BBQ in San Diego, take some time to learn about the history of the most common July 4th […]

Baby Back, Beef Back, Spare, and More: A History of BBQ Ribs

Baby Back, Beef Back, Spare, and More: A History of BBQ Ribs ribs in san diego county

Eating a great rack of ribs in San Diego County is great, but knowing the story behind the food you’re eating makes the experience even richer.  Few foods have as long and as interesting a history as BBQ and BBQ ribs. Because the story behind the food we serve you is important to us, we […]