On the Road: BBQ Adventures

It’s been a while since I’ve taken the time to sit down and do a BBQ restaurant review.  It’s not that I haven’t eaten at any BBQ joints.  On the contrary, I’ve eaten at my fair share of them over the last few months.  I confess that I’ve been lazy and just haven’t taken the time to write them down.  It all works out in the end, however… I can roll them all into one great big epic post!

Continue reading “On the Road: BBQ Adventures”

Memphis Barbecue Co. – Fayetteville, NC

When I was at Memphis in May last year, a group of us had lunch at Memphis Barbecue Co. in Horn Lake, MS just before I had to fly back to NC.  I was very impressed with the quality of food there.  Imagine my excitement when I find out that world champion BBQ pitmasters Melissa Cookston and John Wheeler decide to open a location here in North Carolina.  There was one slight problem – the new location is in Fayetteville, about 2 hours and 40 minutes away from me.  This past weekend, my wife bribed me with a trip to Memphis Barbecue Co. in Fayetteville if I tagged along with her to some yarn & fiber shops.  Lesson here: feed me, and I’ll do pretty much anything you want.  So let’s check out Memphis Barbecue Co.!

Continue reading “Memphis Barbecue Co. – Fayetteville, NC”

Queen City Q signage

Gettin’ My Q on at Queen City Q

BBQ in Charlotte?  That used to be the punchline to many a joke.  Nowadays, however, BBQ is becoming more and more relevant here in the Queen City.  So when I learned that my good friend Wilfred Reinke was coming through Charlotte, I intended to take him to one of the restaurants.  Like all good plans, they change.  The idea popped in my head for us to check out the newest BBQ restaurant in Charlotte — Queen City Q — and do a dual review.  I asked another one of my good friends Steve Gibbs if he’d like to join us, and all of a sudden it became a three-headed review!  Steve has already posted his review here, so please go and check it out!  This is my take on Queen City Q… Continue reading “Gettin’ My Q on at Queen City Q”

Guest Post: Sam Dog BBQ Visits Southern Soul Barbeque

As a writer, sometimes you plan and plan and plan for long periods of time on an idea that you want to put down on paper (or blog, as this case may be). And sometimes, ideas just come up all of a sudden. So when I saw my good friend Greg Talley (the brains behind Sam Dog BBQ) post pictures from Southern Soul Barbeque, I asked him if he would be willing to write a review on it.  Even though it was a very last-minute thing, he was gracious enough to do so.  Check out Greg’s review!

Continue reading “Guest Post: Sam Dog BBQ Visits Southern Soul Barbeque”