Linkdown: 2/28/18

– Billy Graham rarely passed through Shelby without stopping by Red Bridges Barbecue Lodge

– D.G. Martin with an off the cuff list of iconic NC eateries, including the aforementioned Billy Graham favorite Red Bridges

– Interesting:

– The McCall’s Bar-B-Q and Seafood in Clayton that abruptly closed recently will be replaced by Bernie’s Southern Gourmet Buffet by mid-March; barbecue will continue to be included

– More history:

– A short visitor’s guide on where to eat, drink, see, and do in Charlotte contains a few barbecue joints

– I don’t know how long this has been going on, but for folks not fortunate enough to live in the Carolinas, you’re welcome:

Linkdown: 1/10/18

– A small smoker has been stolen from the Durham restaurant It’s a Southern Thing

– Jelly: 52 weeks of barbecue in 2018 for the San Antonio Express News

– The recent cold snap in NC (as well as the rest of the eastern seaboard) is no thing for hogs and their modern climate controlled barns

– A new restaurant from the folks at Stiles Switch

– Fort Worth Magazine has the quintessential guide to Fort Worth barbecue

– Sadly, about a 100 employees were affected


Linkdown: 1/29/14

– Dispatches from Rodney Scott’s latest tour stops in Atlanta, Nashville, and Oxford (photo below) and a preview of New Orleans (which has been moved to tomorrow)

– The naming rights for grills in to Rodney Scott’s to-be built smokehouse are available for $5,000

– Aaron Franklin is getting his own tv show which will begin airing in 2015

– TMBBQ’s history of smoked brisket

– February’s featured barbecue restaurant in Our State magazine is McCall’s Bar-B-Que in Goldsboro

– And January’s Carolina ‘Cue restaurant was Stephenson’s Barbecue in Willow Spring, NC

“A lot of people say whole hog is the only kind of barbecue, but people nowadays want leaner meat,” Andy says. “Also, it cuts down on the grease in the pit. Ain’t nothing so nasty as a pig fire.”

– In case you missed it, True ‘Cue has been redesigned and has an updated list of NC restaurants cooking barbecue the right way; we are definitely digging this project