Linkdown: 1/29/14

– Dispatches from Rodney Scott’s latest tour stops in Atlanta, Nashville, and Oxford (photo below) and a preview of New Orleans (which has been moved to tomorrow)

– The naming rights for grills in to Rodney Scott’s to-be built smokehouse are available for $5,000

– Aaron Franklin is getting his own tv show which will begin airing in 2015

– TMBBQ’s history of smoked brisket

– February’s featured barbecue restaurant in Our State magazine is McCall’s Bar-B-Que in Goldsboro

– And January’s Carolina ‘Cue restaurant was Stephenson’s Barbecue in Willow Spring, NC

“A lot of people say whole hog is the only kind of barbecue, but people nowadays want leaner meat,” Andy says. “Also, it cuts down on the grease in the pit. Ain’t nothing so nasty as a pig fire.”

– In case you missed it, True ‘Cue has been redesigned and has an updated list of NC restaurants cooking barbecue the right way; we are definitely digging this project

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