The 90th Annual Mallard Creek Barbecue is this Thursday
Last weekend’s Smoke on the Water barbecue competition in Washington, NC raised $30,000 for local charities
The Barbecue Festival will bring in over $6.5 million dollars to the area
Matthew Odam’s list of top 50 Austin restaurants is now out and includes 3 barbecue restaurants – Franklin, Interstellar, and La Barbecue
A new contender enters the barbecue drink ring: sweet tea, Cheerwine, or champagne?!?
Robert Moss’s 7 Memphis joints to visit in next month’s Southern Living
NC Tripping’s list of best restaurants in Cleveland County includes several barbecue restaurants including Bridges Barbecue Lodge, Alston Bridges, and The Honey Hog
Bryan Furman of B’s Cracklin’ Barbeque at Sweet Lew’s this Sunday!
Corky’s Bar-B-Q was the final sandwich of John Tanner’s Great Memphis Region Barbecue Sandwich Tour
Robert Moss on Boston butts
The Barbecue Festival adds two new sporting events to the weekend’s festivities: the BBQ Hardwood Classic and the Pig Pickin’ Throwdown
How the Northeast did at American Royal
The Athletic takes on Alabama barbecue
Jon G’s Midweek Charlotte Pop-up: THIS IS NOT A DRILL
Sweet Lew’s Barbeque, Buxton Hall Barbecue, Lexington Barbecue, Grady’s BBQ, and Skylight Inn BBQ all represent NC on this Thrillist list
Is the North Carolina Department of Transportation Anti-Barbecue? John Tanner things maybe perhaps so.
NC DOT, careless of the thousands of victims of The Great Wilber’s Debacle, now turns its guns on Lexington. NC Dot has determined that the Smiley’s-Speedy’s section of Winston Road apparently gets a fair amount of traffic. Of course it does. It contains two barbecue places.
Robert Moss reflects on Charleston’s dining scene so far, including the barbecue scene which went from “minor outpost to [an] acclaimed destination”
USA Today advocates for Clyde Cooper’s BBQ in Raleigh, saying its “a key stop on any tour of America’s pantheon of BBQ joints”
Bryan Furman will be at this November’s Savannah Food & Wine Festival
Can any city rival Austin’s BBQ? Austin-based food writer Rob Balon says no.
The 36th Barbecue Festival will take place October 26th in Lexington
It’s important to understand the roots of the thing we all love so much
The Barbecue Festival has been named as one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast, according to the Southeast Tourism Society
Vivian Howard of A Chef’s Life shouts out books from NC pitmasters Sam Jones and Matt Register in her latest newsletter
Register also gets a profile in the Winston-Salem Journal
“I was a real-estate developer. I didn’t even really cook,” Register said. “I was the grill guy who liked to be outside with my beer, listening to music.” That changed when he happened to pick up a copy of “Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue” by John Shelton Reed and Dale Volberg Reed.
New pork belly taco special from Midwood Smokehouse until July 4th
The Texas Monthly Reader’s Choice Bracket has reached the semifinals
Speaking of which, big news for Texas Monthly
A longish but certainly worthwhile read about a barbecue roadtrip through NC (and SC and Georgia) from Marie, Let’s Eat!