The Bros

Three bros originally from High Point, NC  on a mission to experience barbecue in all forms at any joint we can find. We’ll eat it, we’ll rate it, and we’ll rank it all for the common good.

(L-R) Speedy, Monk, and Rudy at Lexington Barbecue in Lexington, NC in July 2014

Monk is a graduate of NC State University and has lived in Charlotte since 2005. Monk married a fellow NC State grad in 2010 (where Speedy was the best man and Rudy was an usher in the wedding) and has two daughters. Besides barbecue, he enjoys film, music, tv, and sports including football, basketball, and soccer (choice Mrs. Monk quote: “Does it ever end?”).

Rudy is a graduate of the University of Miami (FL), and lives in Austin, TX. He currently works as the Video Coordinator for the University of Texas Women’s Basketball team. Like Monk, he also two young kids although they are sons. While Rudy grew up enjoying pork barbecue in NC, he’s broadening his horizons in Texas, and learning to enjoy the splendor that is beef barbecue.

Speedy is a graduate of Wake Forest University who has recently moved to Atlanta Nashville. He currently works as an accountant, where his company sends him all over the country to audit different clients (read: try different barbecue joints in random cities). He is an avid sports enthusiast and holds season tickets to both the Panthers (split with Monk!) and the Bobcats Hornets. As of summer 2014 is no longer boycotting Wake Forest athletics. Speedy enjoys long walks on the beach, fast cars, and slow kisses.


(L-R) Monk, Rudy, and Speedy at The Salt Lick in Driftwood, TX in May 2012


5 thoughts on “The Bros

  1. thanks so much, but watch for coming next year Bubba’s BBQ and Roadhouse in San Salvador BBQ hickory smoked, shrimp and catfish cole slaw, hushpuppies and great music


  2. I have enjoyed reading your page and encourage you to come to north Alabama to try our barbecue. We have some great places around Huntsville – Big Cove, Chuck Wagon, Lawlers, Hickory Barn and New Market, and I bet that you would like them as much as you like North Carolina and Texas BBQ.

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