Category: BBQ News

  • The Best Cheap Barbecue Joints Around DC

    This is a sneak peek into our July Cheap Eats issue, a guide to ethnic dining around the region—from Afghan kebabs to Uyghur noodles and Vietnamese sandwiches, all for less than $25 a person. Want the rest of the list before it goes online? Get a FREE Cheap Eats issue + our 100 Very Best Restaurants […]

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    How a Southern California Barbecue Chain Is Trying to Master Texas-Style Brisket

        It’s too difficult to get good quality smoked brisket in California. Chalk it up to a lack of barbecue culture, which has been ingrained in other parts of the country like Texas, Oklahoma, Alabama, and the Carolinas for generations. California’s own brand of ‘cue, known as Santa Maria-style, employs a direct heat source […]

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  • 2 Colorado BBQ joints named among 29 best in the nation

    For folks looking for a place to sit down to some of the best pulled pork or brisket in the nation, they have two popular choices in Colorado. Both GQue Champsionship BBQ in Westminster and Smokin’ Dave’s BBQ, with locations in Denver, Lyons, Estes Park and Longmont, are among National Barbecue News’ “Best of the […]

  • Meat + smoke = Silicon Valley BBQ Championships

    Related Articles Mobile food pantry makes regular Los Gatos stops California tri-tip ‘alternative facts’ story leads to East Bay Watch it now: PBS’ “Lucky Chow” Manresa Bread joining Willow Glen farmers market 3 great bites: Stockton’s dining renaissance The big day is Saturday, June 24, when professional teams will compete, and many of them will […]


    The drive to determine your own lifetime career, work for yourself, and potentially build an empire and legacy to be remembered by has, and will continue to, spurn on new edible businesses. Gems are discovered every day as people explore their creative ideas, setting their life’s income around ideas unique, set into decades of tradition, […]

  • This Georgia BBQ joint is among the 29 best in the nation

    Georgia is home to lots of great barbeque places.  But just one place makes National Barbecue News’ “Best of the Best Barbecue Restaurants in America.” The self-proclaimed “World’s #1 Publication” dedicated to all things barbeque named Wiley’s Championship BBQ in Savannah among the top 29 joints in the nation. The Savannah BBQ place began as a […]

  • What Is A PDQ?

    Born in the Lowcountry of South Carolina…Johns Island to be exact. You will never get a better cook on any type of meat! First designed and built by Henry Rast of John’s Island, SC, the P.D.Q. Cooker uses indirect reflective heat to achieve unrivaled results. Easy to use, the meat never has to be turned, […]

  • ‘Rib King’ to expand Spartanburg, SC

    The man many call King Solomon, or the Rib King, has purchased a larger facility for his home base. Solomon Williams, owner of Carolina Rib King, has purchased a 17,500-square-foot industrial building on 3.2 acres at 2730 Cannons Campground Road, according to Jordan Skellie of Lyons Industrial Properties, who brokered the deal. “My main job […]

  • Smithfield Hog Wild Throwdown

    As part of the , we’re giving away two Ford F-150s. A truck will be awarded to one winner of the Smithfield recipe contest and one winner of the sweepstakes. Only one (1) grand prize per person. To enter the recipe contest, create and submit an original entrée or appetizer recipe that includes Smithfield Fresh […]

  • Praline Bacon Bread Pudding with Rum Raisin Crème Anglaise

    I remember when I first heard of bread pudding, and to be honest the thought pretty much disgusted me. My brain just couldn’t imagine bread as pudding. It reminded me of that Sesame Street song, One of These Things Is Not Like The Other. To me it was sort of like saying, well, pig candy. […]