Charleston Post and Courier food critic and reporter Hanna Raskin joins Tommy Tomlinson’s SouthBound podcast. The conversation kicks off for the first 7 or so minutes discussing her feature from February on barbecue hash before moving on to a variety of things food and food criticism-related, including her recent article on Myrtle Beach buffets in the age of coronavirus.
Killer Mill Scale emergency relief raffle. A $20 ticket can win you the whole she-bang
Fox Bros out of Atlanta is doing a killer raffle of their own with $20 tickets
Kevin’s BBQ Joints has a nationwide list of barbecue joints that are shipping
Hillbilly’s Barbeque & Steaks in Lowell is moving to a new building on South Main Street
Getting excited for Wilber’s return
More on Wilber’s , who will be offering takeout when they open in May assuming social distancing due to coronavirus is still in effect
Is SC hash poised to invade Texas?
What is this sorcery from LeRoy and Lewis?
Speaking of LeRoy and Lewis:
Brett’s Backyard Bar-B-Que in Rockdale, TX with the “Corona Blueprint”
Candidates we can all (mostly) agree on:
This week in memes (for background, here):
With the recent return to curbside service as a result of social distancing, Red Bridges Barbecue Lodge returns to its roots of carhops
Last week’s Smoke Sheet examined how barbecue joints are adapting to Covid-19
Horn Barbecue in Oakland is raising money to help feed the community during covid-19
Josh Bowen of John Brown Smokehouse is raising money for ER workers in NYC
Neil McClure of McCure’s Barbecue and the Deswine Intervention competition team smoked barbecue for Children’s Hospital workers last weekend in New Orleans
The Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest has been rescheduled to Sept 30-Oct 3
There is no ‘I’ in barbecue
Johnson Family Barbecue in Durham had a recent incident with a Postmates driver and the owner Wayne Johnson has made things worse by responding to negative Yelp reviews with racist and inflammatory language
The death of barbecue hash was perhaps premature, writes Robert Moss for Southern Living
Pinkerton’s BBQ owner Grant Pinkerton is interviewed by The Andy Staple Show on The Athletic and discusses how his staff are dealing with Covid-19
Uncorked is a new Netflix movie set in a Memphis barbecue restaurant that serves…brisket?
WILBER’S BACK (soon)
The Campaign for Real Barbecue, (aka True Cue) expands to Virginia and DC, with John Tanner of John Tanner’s Barbecue Blog leading the charge. Founded in 2014, the Campaign already operates in North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, and Georgia.
Franklin Barbecue lines haven’t been stopped by coronavirus, at least not yet
Heim Barbecue has a new shirt available with 100% of the proceeds going to its employees who are affected by the coronavirus
Southern Soul BBQ is feeding hospitality and service industry employees associated
Cook’s Barbecue in Lexington has reopened after its husband and wife owners were involved in a car wreck earlier this month; Jason Heitman, the husband, is still in a hospital
Catching up with Chef Ashley Capps, formerly the of pastry chef at Buxton Hall
Predictably, the Houston Barbecue Festival has been canceled
Port City BBQ will be offering eastern NC barbecue to Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach this summer, though they will be smoking in an Ole Hickory
Robert Moss on the history of hash and rice
A belated happy birthday to Carey Bringle, the Peg Leg Porker himself