The “Milestone” Edition: In this week’s linkdown, we have links on a new barbecue restaurant opening, a big expansion of an existing one, plus Chef Vivian Howard’s favorite eastern NC barbecue restaurants and a milestone birthday for the city of Charlotte.
Congrats to Sweet Lew’s BBQ on finally opening today!
Here’s more on what you can expect at Sweet Lew’s from Charlotte Five and Charlotte Agenda
Kathleen Purvis’ 10 food gifts locally made in Charlotte includes Ogre Sauce barbecue sauce
Ogre Sauce gets a shoutout on Mantry’s 6 best barbecue sauces list
Tonight at 9pm ET on the Cooking Channel:
Chef Vivian Howard, a NC State grad who just finished her acclaimed PBS show “A Chef’s Life”, grew up in eastern NC and lives there now. You can bet she definitely knows her stuff when it comes to eastern NC barbecue.
Dave Grohl once again confirms that eastern NC style barbecue is his favorite
Sam Jones BBQ and The Redneck BBQ Lab get reviewed by the News and Observer
Speaking of Sam Jones BBQ, restaurant #2 is coming to Raleigh
Richmond’s best barbecue spots according to Richmond Magazine
Jamestown, NC is getting their own yuppie-cue barbecue restaurant in an old filling station next year in Black Powder Smokehouse
Congrats to Charlotte on turning 250 earlier this week!