– Congrats to Sam Jones on his James Beard nomination!
ICYMI: Twelve of our chefs, brewers, and restaurants are up for some of the most prestigious awards in the culinary industry https://t.co/lKJ6Tu7sVD
— Our State Magazine (@ourstatemag) February 17, 2018
– Two other barbecue chefs got nominations as well including Rodney Scott of Rodney Scott’s BBQ in Charleston and Tootsie Tomanetz of Snow’s BBQ in Lexington, TX; Ronnie Killen was also nominated but technically for his new steakhouse, Killen’s STQ
– Texas Monthly has more on Tootsie’s nomination
– A new barbecue restaurant recently opened in Darlington, SC named Fahrenheit 225
– Harold Conyers, a NASA scientist who studied engineering at NC A&T for undergrad and Duke for grad, recently gave a keynote at Morris College in South Carolina
– How Frank Scibelli, restaurateur behind Midwood Smokehouse, Mama Ricotta’s, and Paco’s Tacos (and more), works each day
“Charlotte embraces people that move here. Charlotte is warm to newcomers. Important people here answer their phone. They’re down to earth. They’ll talk to you. That’s one thing that I don’t think everybody realizes.”https://t.co/6IUKzgRfsR
— Charlotte Agenda (@charlotteagenda) February 14, 2018
– The folks behind Seoul Food Meat Co are opening a korean barbecue restaurant next door, targeting later this month
– Owner Rob Berrier announced last month that the Little Richard’s BBQ stores on County Club Drive in Winston-Salem and in Wallburg have changed their names to Real Q; the remaining four Little Richard’s locations separately owned by Nick Karagiorgis and his son Stavros will keep the Little Richard’s name. Read more for the somewhat confusing history behind the ownership of the different locations at the link below.
— Winston-SalemJournal (@JournalNow) January 22, 2018