The NC Pork Council announces the “Summer of Cue”; take selfies at five barbecue restaurants now through Labor Day and you will get a special edition t-shirt. Full details at the link.
A mural of David McAtee, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd is almost complete in Louisville
Don’t forget about the classic joints (in Texas or otherwise), like Meshack’s Bar-Be-Que Shack in Garland
Todd Richards has opened Lake & Oak BBQ in the former Greater Good Barbecue location in East Lake in Atlanta
Socks Love Barbecue is the best barbecue in Atlanta according to the readers of The Atlanta Journal Constitution
Anaheim’s Heritage Barbecue gets profiled by Eater
Buxton Hall Barbecue had a small fire last week after reopening but thankfully it was not catastrophic. They reopened briefly on Friday however per their Instagram have since closed again due to a “set back in building repairs” but they will be reopening “ASAP.” Here’s hoping that’s sooner rather than later.
Picnic has been able to maintain its barbecue throughout the pandemic due to the hog farm co-owned by the oners of the restaurant
Leland Smokehouse has opened in the town of Leland outside of Wilmington; it is the second restaurant from Troy Knight, the owner behind Southport Smokehouse
Rosako Bailey of Rosako’s Soul Food & BBQ in Fort Worth is used to helping others but now needs help
Big Rojo is the Big Red-flavored beer from San Antonio-based Islla Street Brewing
Great news from Hogs For The Cause
And last but not least, big congrats to Ryan Cooper (aka BBQ Tourist) on getting the news that he is cancer free!