Stories tagged with: Ribfest

August 28, 2013 - 9:03pm
47 weeks 1 day ago

It's time for your barbecue taste buds to get fired up because the tenth annual Ribfest is right around the corner!

This labor day weekend, on Friday and Saturday nights from four to midnight, rib vendors will provide flavor-filled eats for meat lovers to enjoy and attendees get to decide which vendor is the best.

"We have vendors, we have twelve rib vendors and then we have a rib cook off,” said Ribfest Chair, Ernest Bynum. “Then on Saturday, we have a...

September 1, 2012 - 7:18pm
1 year 46 weeks ago

The threat of rain didn't stop people from coming out to enjoy ribs Saturday.

The lines for food were long, but worth the wait especially for those vendors who come every year. Bigg Fams barbeque only comes to the ribfest in Zanesville. They were voted number one in the state at last year's ribfest. He says there's one thing that makes his ribs amazing.

"Love. Love. Take your time, just love them. You can't rush it, cook it right, keep it loving. You keep them coming back,...

August 29, 2011 - 3:57pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

Downtown Zanesville will be cooking up a storm this weekend.

It's the 8th Annual Ribfest featuring a variety of vendors and their recipes for the perfect slab of ribs. Chairperson Ernest Bynum Jr. says the event is one of the biggest in downtown and always attracts a large crowd.

"I think what's so unique is that it's a whole community event. It's just not for one part of the community, or the elderly, or the young, or the people in school, it's just for the whole community...

September 4, 2010 - 7:43pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

  There's an unmistakable aroma flowing through the streets of downtown Zanesville.

The Solid Gold Ribfest, which wraps up midnight Sunday, has attracted 17 vendors. Some are from Zanesville and the Columbus area, but others came as far as Florida.

"The warm feeling we get down here in Zanesville. Everybody is so friendly. They just come by and talk to you, come back year after year, and they like ribs, " says vendor Columbus Russell.

But what makes a rib so...

August 31, 2010 - 5:50pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

Downtown Zanesville is about to be taken over by some finger-licking fun.

Ribfest will take place this Friday and Saturday from 4 p.m. to midnight in the parking lot across from Secrest Auditorium. 17 vendors will offer a variety of barbecue favorites, but the ribs are the big draw.

"It's the taste. In other words when you taste them, some of them just melt in your mouth. Everybody's always asking me which one's the best. I really can't tell what's the best because they're...

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