Bigmista's Perfect Pork Rub

Having Some Real Good Meat with Bigmista’s Perfect Pork Rub

It’s not everyday that you get someone that is a well-known commodity in the barbecue community asking you to try out their products.  So when Neil “Bigmista” Strawder of Bigmista’s Barbecue asked me to try out his Perfect Pork Rub and review it, I said “Absolutely!”  I had been reading great feedback on the product, and I was anxious to try it out! Continue reading “Having Some Real Good Meat with Bigmista’s Perfect Pork Rub”

Dimples BBQ Sauce Makes Me Smile!

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After reading a review done by my good friend and colleague Wilfred Reinke (aka the Oshawa Ogre) on this sauce, I knew I had to give it a shot for a couple of reasons.  First off, Dimples BBQ Sauce is a North Carolina product, and I’m always game for trying local products.  Second, if it gets a great review from the Oshawa Ogre, then I’m more eager to try it!

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Review: Hubba Hubba Smokehouse — Flat Rock, NC

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One of my favorite blogs to follow is Kevin’s BBQ Joints.  Earlier this year, I was reading a blog post talking about the favorite BBQ joints of Amy Mills Tunnicliffe.  When I saw Hubba Hubba Smokehouse in Flat Rock, NC mentioned, my first thought was, “Hey, that’s close to my in-laws!”  Well this past weekend, my father-in-law and I decided to give it a shot.

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Review: Jake’s Good Eats — Charlotte, NC

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As far as restaurants go, this is a departure from the typical restaurant that I would review on here.  However, after seeing Jake’s Good Eats featured on Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins, and  Dives”, I knew I would have to check it out (especially since it’s located within a 10 minute drive of my house).  After months of mentioning it to my wife, I finally convinced her to go to dinner there last night.

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