– True Cue expands to South Carolina
– You can no longer be paid to wait in line at Franklin Barbecue
– Q Dogs in Tarpon Springs, FL serves a hot dog with barbecue and Midlands SC mustard on it, but you might just want to order them separately instead
– Queen City Q keeps on rolling, announcing a partnership with the Charlotte Checkers as the official barbecue of the team while opening a new stand on the main concourse of Bojangles Coliseum
Queen City Q first opened in uptown Charlotte in February 2012 and opened a second location in Matthews at the Plantation Market Shopping Center in July. The restaurant also recently said it is adding a Concord location that will open in early winter.
The barbecue joint also operates two stands inside BB&T Ballpark and recently said it will open two concession stands in the Time Warner Cable Arena this fall.
– Elwood’s Burgers & BBQ has closed in Ballantyne
– Charlotte Agenda wonders if Ballantyne in south Charlotte has reached a barbecue saturation point, though of all of the barbecue restaurants in Ballantyne (including a Dickey’s, Shane’s Rib Shack, 521 BBQ, and the now-open location of Smoke Modern Barbecue) only Midwood is really worth a damn
– Joe Ovies of WRAL has a sneak peak to all the friend foods at this year’s NC State Fair, including a behemoth of a sandwich with a fried pork chop topped with barbecue, bacon, pickle, and slaw; behold the High on the Hog:
Fried pork chop topped with BBQ, bacon, pickle & slaw. Bruh. pic.twitter.com/W3fA6SUFh2
— Joe Ovies (@joeovies) October 12, 2015