Monk: Expansion and collaboration is the name of the game in several of this week’s links. From smaller stalls from Midwood Smokehouse and Johnny Rogers BBQ & Burgers to various upcoming collaborations involving Brandon Belfer of Fumar, Lewis Donald of Sweet Lew’s BBQ, Garren Kirkman of Jon G’s Barbecue, and Jake Wood of Lawrence Barbecue, hopefully news of this nature will start to become more and more common.
Fumar (formerly Smokeshow Barbecue) is teasing a Tex-Mex pizza collaboration with Salud
Fumar’s permanent location is in front of Petty Thieves Brewing in North Charlotte
Chef Johnnie Gale is collaborating with Lewis Donald of Sweet Lew’s BBQ on November 3 as part of the Louisiana x Charlotte chef series
Midwood Smokehouse is coming soon to the Charlotte airport
Johnny Rogers BBQ & Burgers is one of the six local vendors opening today at Gibson Mill Market
The revised version of D.G. Martin’s “North Carolina’s Roadside Eateries” is almost ready to go after a 2- year delay, and several barbecue restaurants were lost along the way
The Wood, Fire, Smoke Festival is coming to downtown Lenoir this Saturday: The reimagined festival is a celebration of Lenoir’s furniture heritage and commitment to art, design, and innovation. Skilled craftsmen, artisans, and chefs will converge in downtown to carve with chainsaws, pour molten metal, and cook delicious barbecue.
A short profile on Holy Smoke author John Shelton Reed from Axios Raleigh
Lawrence Barbecue is teasing a “PRETTY RADICAL ANNOUNCEMNT” with Jon G’s
Speaking of which, “Meat Jon G”
“World of Flavor with Big Moe Cason” season 1 is now on Disney+; read our first impressions here
Adrian Miller accepted the Barbecue Hall of Fame’s “Impact Award” on behalf of the innumerable “Unsung Black Barbecuce Cooks” who never got their due recognition