A Home Run with Outta the Park BBQ Sauce

About 2-3 weeks ago, my wife was out running some errands.  While she was out, she called me to let me know that she had some sauce for me to review.  It caught me off-guard, but I got excited when she told me who she met.  Heather went to The Meat House here in Charlotte to pick up some chicken.  That day, Scott from Outta the Park BBQ Sauce was there doing a demo.  So now I present to you a review of a sauce that I’ve looked forward to reviewing – Outta the Park BBQ Sauce.

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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”

Proud Piggy BBQ Sauce

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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