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Review: Proud Piggy BBQ Sauce

When I utter the words “Carolina style BBQ sauce”, what comes to mind?  If you said tang, then continue reading…

Whenever I go to judge various KCBS competitions, I like to also go around and check out the various vendors and booths that are set up as well.  Back in October during the KCBS competition in Waxhaw, NC (read a review of it here), one of the vendors I came across was a local BBQ sauce maker — Seth Land of Southern Staple Foods.  Lucky for me, he was handing out samples of his sauce.  One taste, and I knew that this sauce was good stuff.  We chatted for a while, and he was kind enough to give me a bottle of his sauce to review.  So I present to you Proud Piggy BBQ Sauce!

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Review: Bill Spoon’s Barbecue — Charlotte, NC

For a city the size of Charlotte, there’s not much there in the way of outstanding barbecue. There are several adequate places, and there are even a couple that are good. But in the years that I’ve lived here, the only place that I have tried that I would call excellent is Mac’s Speed Shop.  However, I kept hearing about Bill Spoon’s Barbecue, so I decided to give it a shot one day for lunch.

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