Friday Find: “Scott’s Bar-B-Que” on Backroad Bites

Monk: South Carolina’s PBS affiliate, SCETV, premiered their third season of “Backroad Bites” by featuring Scott’s Bar-B-Que in Hemingway, a true mecca of whole hog barbecue. They chatted with Sam Wilson, brother-in-law of Rosie Scott (Rodney’s father) and current co-owner of the business as of December 2020. See if you can spot the True ‘Cue plaque in the video.

Description: Scott’s Bar-B-Que is located just a stone’s throw from Myrtle Beach, SC. The restaurant was founded in 1972 by Ella and Roosevelt “Rosie” Scott in Hemingway, SC. Pitmaster’s use the downhome technique of slow cooking whole hogs over a wood-burning pit. Scott’s Bar-B-Que has been serving the community with their own brand of love for over 40 years.

Linkdown: 8/21/13

– The 2013 Q-City Charlotte BBQ Championship (formerly the Blues, Brew & BBQ Festival) was recently announced for October 18-19 and will be the southeast’s largest sanctioned BBQ competition

Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint, Scott’s, and Skylight Inn make Southern Living’s 100 Places to Eat Now (via)

– Meanwhile in Asheville, James Beard nominated chef Elliot Moss has left Ben’s Tune-Up and is now focusing on his barbecue restaurant, presumably still being called Buxton Hill (though the article mentions he is taking more of a “modernist approach” and the details of which are “still in flux”)

– Boney’s Smokehouse, (review from Speedy and Monk coming tomorrow), gets a 3/4 star review in the Denver Post. Spoiler alert: we didn’t like it as much.

– Myron Mixon has parted ways with his restaurant partners in both Pride and Joy locations – Miami and the soon-to-be-opened New York (via)

– In case you were wondering, you can take Wilber’s barbecue (and presumably any other barbecue) through airport security (although why the typo of “Wilbur’s” made it through the editing process at the N&O is a mystery to me)

– Scott’s Bar-B-Q in Hemingway, SC is Andrew Zimmern’s favorite barbecue joint in America as confirmed in a tweet a few weeks back