Linkdown: 1/16/19

More whole hog in Texas; Buck’s BBQ in Houston is doing one on Sunday

Also making its way to Houston is smoked bologna

Midwood Smokehouse’s Roadhouse burger with a patty made of a mix of brisket and chuck lands at #13 on Charlotte Agenda’s best burgers in Charlotte list

Stubbs and Son BBQ in Sanford (no apparent relation to Stubbs BBQ in Austin) makes eastern NC barbecue and has plans to both expand the menu as well as the dining room

Wide Open Country’ list of 18 Texas joints you need to try before you die

A humorous take on the suburban SMOKEBOY dad club

How a Chicago food writer learned to love pimento cheese from the former president of the SC BBQ Association, Lake High

Anyone interested in a t-shirt?

Linkdown: 10/16/13

– The Q-City Charlotte BBQ Championship (formerly the BBQ & Blues Festival) returns to uptown Charlotte this weekend

– More shots fired from Stephen Colbert on NC barbecue (0:49 into the video)

Amen. I’ve always said chemical weapons are a state’s rights issue. Each individual state should decide what is and isn’t poisonous. For example, what we in my home state of South Carolina consider a deadly toxin, people in North Carolina call barbecue sauce.

– The author of “A History of South Carolina Barbeque” and also the president of the South Carolina Barbeque Society certainly has some opinions

– Rocky Mount, NC hosts the sixth annual Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down this weekend, a KCBBQ event

– A couple of new NYC barbecue spots are trying to replicate NC pulled pork and based on this are seemingly doing a decent job at it

– Details on the grandaddy of them all, the 30th Annual Barbecue Festival