10 Things As Old As Chad’s BBQ!

It’s often said that time flies, and it becomes especially apparent when we pause and realize how quickly 10 years can pass us by. And if we do take a minute to look back a decade ago, we would find ourselves in 2013. The year Chad’s BBQ first opened our doors.

It’s incredible to look back on the past decade and see how far we’ve come. From the early days of planning and dreaming to becoming a beloved part of this community, it’s been an unforgettable journey. But, of course, we couldn’t have done it without our amazing customers, who have supported us from day one. Your smiles, laughter, and loyalty have fueled our passion and kept us going, even during the most challenging times.

So in celebration of 10 years together, let’s talk about 10 popular things 10 years ago. Just for some fun…

10 Pop Culture Events in 2013 Chad’s BBQ Birth Year

Let’s take a nostalgic trip down memory lane and explore some trends and phenomena in pop culture moments that are just as old as Chad’s BBQ and have had the same lasting impact on our collective memories as Chad’s BBQ has on our taste buds.

1) Frozen

Can you believe it? It’s been a whole decade since Frozen, that awesome Disney animated film, melted our hearts! Released in 2013, it instantly became a sensation with its unforgettable characters, magical story, and catchy tunes like “Let It Go.” From Elsa and Anna dolls selling like crazy to its enduring popularity, Frozen has left a lasting mark on both young and young-at-heart.

2) Selfies

Back in 2013, the selfie craze took the world by storm. It was the year when “selfie” became the coolest word, according to Oxford Dictionaries. Social media went wild with self-portraits, and phone makers raced to perfect those front-facing cameras. Let’s throw it back to the selfie revolution of 2013! 📸✨

3) CrossFit

In the fitness realm, CrossFit saw a meteoric rise in 2013. This high-intensity workout program, known for its functional movements and varied exercises, attracted a dedicated following of fitness enthusiasts. CrossFit competitions and events gained attention and showcased the impressive athletic abilities of its participants.

4) Candy Crush

Although released in 2021, Candy Crush Saga, a mobile puzzle game, gained significant popularity in 2013. The game’s addictive gameplay and colorful candy-themed graphics captured the attention of millions of players worldwide. Candy Crush Saga quickly became a sensation, especially on mobile devices. Bet some of you still play!

5) A New Pope

In March 2013, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected as the 266th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, taking the name Pope Francis. His election marked several historic firsts, including the first pope from the Americas and the first Jesuit pope.

6) Royal Birth

In July 2013, we welcomed Prince George Alexander Louis, the first child of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. The birth of Prince George attracted significant media attention and sparked celebrations worldwide, including in the United States.

7) TV Shows

2013 marked both the bittersweet finales and exciting beginnings of TV shows. The iconic Breaking Bad, a masterpiece in TV drama, premiered in January 2008 and concluded in September 2013 after its remarkable five-season run. Meanwhile, Netflix’s original series Orange is the New Black debuted, enthralling viewers with its gripping narratives and diverse ensemble cast.

8) Baby Panda

Back in August 2013, the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C., witnessed an incredible event. Mei Xiang, a beloved giant panda, gave birth to an adorable cub. This momentous occasion sparked widespread fascination and served as a conservation triumph for the endangered species. The public eagerly celebrated the arrival of this precious panda cub, highlighting the importance of protecting and preserving these incredible creatures.

9) Happy Music

Let’s take a trip down memory lane to the music scene of 2013. Pharrell Williams spread happiness with his irresistible anthem “Happy,” reigning over the charts and uplifting spirits everywhere. Lorde, the young sensation from New Zealand, captured the world’s attention with her captivating hit “Royals,” revealing her distinctive voice and lyrical prowess. And who could forget the infectious energy of “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz, a chart-topping ode to thrift store fashion that had everyone singing along and embracing playful vibes? These were just a taste of the musical magic that defined 2013! 🎶✨

10) 10 Years in 2013

Time flies! It’s hard to believe that 10 years ago, in 2013, we celebrated the 10th anniversaries of MySpace, Pixar’s beloved film “Finding Nemo,” and the foundation of this very website, WordPress. It’s a reminder of how quickly the years pass by.

Celebrate With Us at Chad’s BBQ

With immense pride, Chad’s marks its 10th anniversary, creating a legacy of mouthwatering BBQ dishes and a loyal community. Don’t just take our word for it! Join us for a dine-in experience, order takeout, or let us cater your next event and discover firsthand the phenomenon that has made Chad’s a beloved culinary destination.