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  • Arby's airing 13-hour commercial

    05/24/2014 3:54:58 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 43 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | May 24, 2014 | QMI Agency
    If your idea of a perfect weekend is staring at your TV and salivating while watching a beef brisket being smoked, you should be in Duluth, Minn., Saturday. Starting at 2 p.m. ET and wrapping up at 3 a.m. ET on Sunday, local TV station My9 will be airing a non-stop commercial for Arby's smokehouse brisket sandwich. “As you’d expect, the idea around airing a commercial for 13 hours required that we cast a pretty wide net,” Arby’s spokesman Jeff Baker told the Duluth News Tribune. “There were very few folks who could do this the right way, and we...
  • Obama cuts line at famed Texas barbecue joint (but pays for lunch)

    07/10/2014 4:51:26 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 61 replies
    Some people wait in line for five hours just to get their fix at Austin’s famous Franklin Barbecue. And who can blame them? The establishment is less than 10 years old but has been cited as the nation’s best. Of course, President Obama is not “some people.” After a campaign-style speech in Austin on Thursday afternoon, the commander in chief made a stop by Franklin Barbecue and was quickly ushered to the front of the line. It’s common practice to let a president cut to the front of the line at a dining establishment. After all, the president arguably has...
  • Obama Heckled in Austin, Buys Barbecue for Customers at Franklin's

    07/10/2014 3:10:13 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 46 replies
    WOAI ^ | 7-10-14 | unattributed
    President Obama was heckled by two men in his speech in Austin today, in which he discussed the economy and again pushed for immigration reform. About a half hour into the speech, two men stood in their seats near the front of Austin's Paramount Theater and began shouting. At first, the President spoke over them, but later said to them, "sit down guys, I'm almost done.' The men continued shouting, and the audience tried to shout them down, and two Austin Police Officers emerged, but the President asked that they not be removed, and he promised to speak to them...
  • The BBQ joint where NO ONE cuts the line... except Obama: Controversy as President becomes the

    07/11/2014 6:20:16 AM PDT · by C19fan · 70 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 11, 2014 | Staff
    Barack Obama may have lost a few approval rating points with this move. The president was seen cutting the line at Austin's Franklin Barbecue Thursday afternoon, while in town to raise money for the Democratic Party. Lives at the eatery are infamously long, and have been known to stretch as long as three hours wait.But Mr Obama did no waiting today, as he showed up at the restaurant, shook a few hands and made his way straight to the register to order more than $300 worth of meat. 'I know this is a long line. I feel real bad, but...
  • News Alert! An Unscheduled Stop! Obama Heads for . . .

    07/10/2014 8:29:10 PM PDT · by Hoodat · 13 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | July 10, 2014, 4:49 pm | Keith Koffler
    Barbecue. Did you think he would go to the border? Nuh uh. I thought he would. But I gave him too much credit. Instead, the president headed for a rib joint! He cut in line, but paid off the unlucky barbecue seekers. From the pool report: After POTUS finished at Austin’s Paramount, motorcade sped east just past I-35 to Franklin’s, a hugely popular barbecue spot that was packed. Pool squeezed in just as POTUS reached the head of the line at the counter to order. He apologized to the two at the head of the line for cutting in front...
  • BBQ Explosion and Runaway Pig on Same Street Keep Barrie Cops Busy

    06/02/2014 4:39:27 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    Isabelle the hog remains “under suspicion” after cops caught her running down a Barrie street while they were responding to a barbecue explosion nearby, police joked in a press release. Police were called about the explosion at 7:30 a.m. Sunday. The blast caused minor damage to the house. At the same, police received a second call about a large hog running down the same street. Officers were able to corral the pig and return it to its grateful owner. Bylaw officials plan to follow up this week. “It appears the two incidents are coincidental, however “Isabelle” the hog remains under...
  • Pulled Pork Recipe - Alton Brown

    05/24/2014 10:11:52 AM PDT · by virgil283 · 60 replies
    Easy, any one can have a sucessful barbcue with this recipe. Brine for 12 hours add a dry rub and put on the smoker. .....;
  • Barbecue Chain Serves Up Plate of Patriotism

    05/15/2014 10:10:55 AM PDT · by cyclotic · 16 replies ^ | May 15, 2014 | FOX & Friends
    Mission BBQ is a brand new chain in Baltimore, MD Area. There's one down from my office. The first time I went there, right at noon, all stopped and they honor our nation with the National Anthem. Needless to say, I'm a regular. Saw this today on Fox & Friends. If something like this can thrive in the liberal cesspool of Maryland, it can work anywhere. They gave $166K to Wounded Warriors today from the sale of plastic drink cups like the one on my desk. Admin Moderator, feel free to dump this if you don't think it meets our...
  • Iguanas Invade Cape Coral, Florida Neighborhood: Reptiles Dig Seawalls Causing Safety Concern

    04/06/2014 5:29:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 62 replies
    WPTV ^ | 4/1
    Iguanas invade Cape Coral, Florida neighborhood: Reptiles dig seawalls causing safety concernSome residents in Southwest Florida are worried about an iguana invasion in their neighborhood. They say the creatures are digging up holes behind their seawalls -- a major safety concern for some homeowners. Now, some residents are going to great lengths to try and get them out of the neighborhood. "We're really scared," said resident Judy Ross. The reason for Ross' fear? "I'm getting a little bit afraid of the large ones like this one that must five, they're measured from head to tail, he must be five feet...
  • Beer marinade lowers cancer risk in grilled meats, study says

    03/29/2014 1:02:19 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 28 replies
    FOX News ^ | 3-27-14 | unattributed
    <p>Meat and beer: The two best things of barbecue season.</p> <p>Now, grilled meat marinated in your favorite brew is even better, thanks to science.</p> <p>According to a recent study, soaking your meat in beer can reduce levels of potentially cancerous substances in grilled meats.</p>
  • Barbecue eatery owner, segregationist Maurice Bessinger dies at 83

    02/24/2014 7:22:27 AM PST · by Gamecock · 39 replies
    The State ^ | February 24, 2014 | JOHN MONK
    COLUMBIA, SC — Maurice Bessinger, who was as famous for his barbecue shops and sauces as he was for his diehard segregation stands, has died at 83. A Korean war veteran, a gentlemanly demeanor, a businessman who grew a restaurant business that employed 200 employees, a devout Baptist who supported missionaries abroad, Bessinger in many ways had a background as American as the finger-licking tasty Southern food his establishments were known for. "I'm just a fair man. I want to be known as a hard-working, Christian man that loves God and wants to further (God's) work throughout the world as...
  • Michigan open carry BBQ ends with zero deaths

    09/30/2013 7:19:01 AM PDT · by sdnet · 23 replies
    Small Government Times ^ | 2013-09-30 | Steve Adcock
    200 responsible gun owners showed up to an “open carry” barbecue held in Riverside Park, Michigan over the weekend and were encouraged to attend the event while openly carrying their firearms. Astoundingly, nobody was killed. The event, attended by law-abiding gun owners, was designed to raise awareness that the police and criminals are not the only groups of people who carry guns in this country. ”We’re trying to show people there’s a third group, ordinary everyday good people,” said Phillip Hofmeister, president of Michigan Open Carry.
  • GOP Lawmaker Accused of Racism Over ‘Barbecue’ ‘Chicken’ Comments

    08/22/2013 9:44:09 PM PDT · by NotYourAverageDhimmi · 24 replies
    Mediaite ^ | August 22, 2013 | Andrew Kirell
    Controversy erupted in Colorado on Wednesday after a Republican legislator was accused of making racially insensitive remarks when she invoked images of barbecue and fried chicken while discussing the lower life expectancy among black Americans. The comments came during a meeting of the state’s Economic Opportunity and Poverty Reduction Task Force. State Sen. Vicki Marble (R-Fort Collins), who is white, took the opportunity to address what she sees as an ongoing health problem among black citizens: “When you look at life expectancy, there’s certain problems in the black race. Sickle cell anemia is something that comes up. Diabetes is something...
  • Queen's swan found barbecued near Windsor Castle riverbank.

    08/21/2013 9:54:37 PM PDT · by slumber1 · 34 replies
    Mirror ^ | 8-21-13 | Barrie White
    One of the Queen's swans has been found killed and barbecued on the riverbank near to Windsor Castle. The cooked swan's carcass was dumped near Baths Water, and was discovered by Wendy Hermon, 46, a volunteer for charity Swan Lifeline, which cares for sick and injured birds. She described the scene as 'sickening', and admitted she would have been distraught if her young son was with her when she made the grisly discovery after being called out by a council warden last Sunday.
  • The Barbecue Editor Disputes a Tar Heel (TX vs NC)

    07/25/2013 10:15:15 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 67 replies
    Texas Monthly ^ | 5/15/13 | Daniel Vaughn
    The following is a correspondence between Daniel Vaughn and John Shelton Reed. Reed lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and is the co-author, with his wife, Dale Volberg Reed, of Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue. Vaughn is the barbecue editor of Texas Monthly and the author of Prophets of Smoked Meat: A Journey Through Texas Barbecue. Daniel, So, we are to debate the relative merits of North Carolina and Texas barbecue. Let me begin by saluting a worthy opponent, defending a worthy, if mistaken, cause. This is a dispute worth having. I wouldnÂ’t waste my ammunition...
  • (Drunken) Alaska Man Feeds Black Bear Barbecue Meat, Gets Mauled for Dessert

    06/20/2013 6:33:09 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 49 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Wednesday, June 19, 2013 | Sasha Goldstein
    Alaska man feeds black bear barbecue meat, gets mauled for dessert The drunken man could be charged with illegally feeding wildlife after the Alaska Department of Fish and Game says he 'pretty much goaded' the beast into the attack. Beer, barbecue and black bears are never a good mix. An Alaska man learned that the hard way this weekend when he threw a hungry bear a piece of barbecued meat — only to be mauled by the same bear. "He'd been drinking," Alaska State Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen told the Anchorage Daily News of the man. The unidentified man was...
  • Unofficial Memorial Weekend BBQ Recipe Thread

    05/24/2013 12:41:16 AM PDT · by traderrob6 · 20 replies
    Opinipundit ^ | 5/24/13 | traderrob
    Starting my Memorial weekend early with a super slow cooked smoked Pork butt with a terrific North Carolina vinegar based dipping sauce. It will take approx 16 hrs so that's why I'm up now at 2:30 in the morning CT. On Sat/Sun I'll smoke a whole bone in Pork loin that is so tender and juicy it'll bring tears to your eyes. What are your plans?
  • Texas BBQ map latest salvo in state’s savory meat ‘declaration of supremacy’

    05/23/2013 2:02:53 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 52 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 05/23/2013 | By Eric Pfeiffer
    The new BBQ map might seem like propaganda to some and truth to others (Texas Monthly) There’s a new map and website on the Internet showing the best 50 BBQ joints. And they’re all in Texas. Of course, the list—compiled annually since 2008—was done by a Lone Star state publication, Texas Monthly. Editor Jake Silverstein told Yahoo News by phone that he’s ready to "declare war" on all famous BBQ regions, including Kansas City, North Carolina and Memphis. "It's a declaration of supremacy. Our level of authority on BBQ is completely unmatched," he said, noting they were partly having fun...
  • The Texas BBQ Posse's 6 best barbecue joints in the state

    03/09/2013 10:20:34 AM PST · by Rebelbase · 73 replies ^ | 3/8/13 | Staff
    Gannet Source, excerpted. The Texas BBQ Posse talks about each barbecue joint that made their Top 6, and what made them special. Details on each barbecue joint below. Franklin Barbecue, 900 E. 11th St., Austin; 512-653-1187. Open Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. until the meat runs out....
  • We Came; We Cooked; We Fed

    09/14/2012 8:45:36 AM PDT · by concretebob · 1 replies
    Cooking with the Troops ^ | 11 September 2012 | concretebob
    Ft Belvoir in Northern Virginia is home to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) specializing in the treatment of TBI and PTS. They have some of the most incredible individuals working there. The level of committment to our Warriors is unparalleled. We knew we had to make Ft Belvoir the nexis of our Homefront Support program for our wounded, their families and the dedicated men and women who care for them.
  • Bad taste: Tyson says Holyfield's ear would have 'been much better' with his rival's BBQ sauce

    06/30/2012 10:57:33 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 6 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Friday, June 29, 2012 | Joe Jenkins
    Bad taste: Tyson says Holyfield's ear would have 'been much better' with his rival's BBQ sauce Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield trade jokes about infamous ear-biting incident on Twitter Former heavyweight champ tweets 'Holyfield's ear would've been much better with his new BBQ sauce' as his former rival looks to promote his new product. It's been 15 years since Mike Tyson had a taste of Evander Holyfield's ear. On Friday, Tyson let it be known that he would have preferred some dipping sauce to go along with it. The former undisputed heavyweight champ raised a few eyebrows when he tweeted:...
  • A Man That Never Gives Up on His BBQ........

    06/26/2012 4:55:55 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 12 replies
    Youtube ^ | 6/26/2012 | Youtube
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  • BBQ grill modeled after ‘smoking’ Magnum Revolver

    06/12/2012 11:20:53 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 14 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/13/12 | Eric Pfeiffer
    A group of Idaho high school students have created a 15-foot-long grill modeled after a Smith & Wesson Magnum 500 revolver. The students created the gun-shaped grill as part of a project in their welding class and donated the final product to a local gun store. When the grill is fired up, its smoke is released through the barrel-shaped exhaust port, giving the appearance that the revolver has just been shot...
  • Industrial poultry about to get even crappier — literally

    04/05/2012 7:41:56 PM PDT · by Eyes Unclouded · 15 replies
    Grist ^ | 3 Apr 2012 | Rachel Cernansky
  • America's Best BBQ Cities (and bbq joints)

    03/13/2012 9:46:37 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 65 replies
    U.S. News and World Report. ^ | 2/29/12 | Emily Bratcher
    If you're like us, you can't wait for Memorial Day, the unofficial start of barbeque season. There's nothing quite like spending the evening with a cold beer and a plate piled high with chilled coleslaw, thick-cut French fries, and succulent barbeque...
  • Been thinking about my next cooker ... Vanity bigtime

    02/22/2012 8:14:09 PM PST · by West Texas Chuck · 45 replies
    little ol' me
    I've done worn out a couple of Charbroils, a Weber grill, and two smokers (one no name and an Oklahoma Joe's) so far. Went shopping to BBQs Galore and Elliott's up in Plano and ran across the big brother to this piece of bbq machinery. So far, my favorite. Man love baby.
  • Woodsmoke from cooking fires linked to pneumonia, cognitive impacts (Say goodbye BBQ)

    11/11/2011 9:18:13 AM PST · by Red Badger · 49 replies ^ | 11-10-11 | Provided by University of California - Berkeley
    An estimated 3 billion people in the world still cook with open fires and dirty cookstoves, including this mother in Guatemala. Credit: Photo by Nigel Bruce, University of Liverpool Two new studies led by University of California, Berkeley, researchers spotlight the human health effects of exposure to smoke from open fires and dirty cookstoves, the primary source of cooking and heating for 43 percent, or some 3 billion members, of the world's population. Women and young children in poverty are particularly vulnerable. In the first study, the researchers found a dramatic one-third reduction in severe pneumonia diagnoses among children in...
  • Caption: Obama at a BBQ restaurant .. Man's gotta eat.

    10/17/2011 11:55:39 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 79 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 10/17/11 | Reuters photos
    Caption anyone..? U.S. President Barack Obama walks past a statue of a pig in a chef's uniform as he arrives to meet diners at the Countryside Barbecue restaurant in Marion, North Carolina, October 17, 2011. Obama began a three day bus trip to North Carolina and Virginia on Monday to promote his American Jobs Act that faces congressional approval. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  • Kosher BBQ competition is a hit among Jews—and some Muslims, too

    09/20/2011 7:17:48 PM PDT · by SJackson · 45 replies
    JTA ^ | September 20, 2011 | Martin Rosenberg
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (JTA) -- If there’s anything that can bring the Jews of Tennessee together, it would be barbecue. This past weekend, the 23rd annual Kosher BBQ Contest and Festival drew thousands of Jews from Tennessee and around the country. It attracted a group of Muslims, too. Turns out they're not bad at cooking kosher brisket: The Memphis Islamic Center’s team, the "Halal Smokers," won a third-place award for their brisket entry. The commingling of Jews and Muslims among tables heaped with baked beans, hamburgers and ribs provided a counterpoint to anti-Muslim protests in Murfreesboro, Tenn., and death threats aimed...
  • BBQ restaurant accidentally listed under 'animal carcass removal' sues phone book

    09/10/2011 1:16:08 AM PDT · by rawhide · 9 replies
    Lacey said he first found out about it when the calls started coming into the restaurants. 'It was a series of phone calls for several weeks where it was either people in earnest asking us to come and remove carcasses or prank calls,' Lacey said. The listing was reprinted in other printed and online telephone directories last year and this year. It circulated on the Internet and in forwarded emails, and a reference to the listing ending up in a customer review on the restaurant's Facebook page. .in January,Jay Leno joked about it on the the Tonight Show... Lacey's lawsuit...
  • Cooking low and slow(Vanity)

    08/14/2011 2:51:59 PM PDT · by Randy Larsen · 65 replies
    Free Republics | 8/14/2011 | Randy Larsen
    I just attended a BBQ cooking class that truly blew me away! I know there are many Freepers out there who MUST have awesome methods of cooking in this fantastic fashion...
  • Presenting the Mother of All BBQ Grills . . .

    07/05/2011 3:32:46 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 10 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | July 5, 2010 | Reaganite Republican
    Looks like the guy made it out of a '56 Ford convertible (or maybe a coupe), neat. I can already hear the "Why not Chevy" responses, but have you looked at the price of a Tri-Five lately? Nicely done with the diner theme, too: It don't get any more American than that! What would be funny is to drag it in for a smog test and then fire up the grill- hehMore news/views/humor at Reaganite Republican
  • The health beef over barbecued meat

    07/02/2011 12:41:53 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 97 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | July 3, 2011 | Elena Conis
    Meat on the grill is as much a part of the Fourth of July as fireworks and American flags. But it is also reputed to increase cancer risk in unsuspecting patriots, thanks in part to chemical compounds formed when meats containing muscle — including beef, pork, poultry and fish — are cooked at very high temperatures. The class of chemicals known as heterocyclic amines, or HCAs for short, were first discovered in the 1970s by Japanese scientists, who noted that compounds in the charred parts of cooked fish and meat were capable of damaging cellular and bacterial DNA in test...
  • BBQ v. Grilling: What's the Difference?

    06/13/2011 2:22:27 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 74 replies
    What exactly is the difference between barbecue and grilling? Some people think barbecue is a sauce, or anything that comes off the grill, but technically, barbecue is a method of cooking just like grilling is. The only difference is the length of time and the amount of heat.
  • Bring BBQ indoors: Texas county bans grills for July 4

    06/07/2011 4:58:32 PM PDT · by PROCON · 84 replies
    reuters ^ | June 7, 2011 | Jim Forsyth
    (Reuters) - Light up the grill for July 4 and get six months in jail under stringent new burn rules imposed by one Texas county in response to a devastating and record-breaking drought. An effort to stem wildfires, which have already taken out millions of acres of ranch land here, has encroached on the unofficial Texas pastime of backyard grilling -- as much a part of Texas as football and pick-up trucks.
  • Michelle Obama's Barbecue Hypocrisy

    02/04/2011 1:17:13 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 51 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 2-4-2011 | Andrew Cline - Commentary
    Michelle Obama's Barbecue Hypocrisy By Andrew Cline February 4, 2011 The first rule of political pandering: Know what you're talking about.The classic example: In 2004, Sen. John Kerry, trying to bolster his regular guy image, spoke of Green Bay's hallowed ";Lambert Field." It's Lambeau Field. Ten dork points for Kerry. This week, Michelle Obama walked into a culinary version of the Lambert gaffe. In an e-mail congratulating Charlotte, N.C., on being named host city for the 2012 Democratic National Convention, Obama mentioned that Charlotte has "great barbecue." As someone who grew up an hour from Charlotte, I can tell you...
  • Charlotte charred by FLOTUS roast reference

    02/04/2011 4:54:38 AM PST · by IbJensen · 19 replies
    Politico ^ | Molly Ball
    Charlotte residents were ecstatic to hear this week that their city was selected to host the Democratic convention. But there was one line in the e-mail announcement from First Lady Michelle Obama that made locals say, "Huh?" Continue Reading In listing Charlotte's many virtues, Obama named southern charm, hospitality, diversity — "And of course, great barbecue." That was news to residents, who know that North Carolina's best barbecue lies farther afield. "We appreciate the compliments, and they're all spot-on until that last one," the editorial board of the Charlotte Observer newspaper wrote in a blog post titled, "Charlotte = great...
  • Louisiana Turtle Burgers!

    01/17/2011 3:31:56 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 11 replies · 1+ views
    Reaganite Republican ^ | January 17, 2011 | Reaganite Republican
    Only in Louisiana... Thick, handmade ground beef patties topped with sharp cheddar cheese... wrapped in a bacon weave... then add hotdogs as the heads and legs, slit for details... Next, place on an oven rack, covered loosely with foil and bake 20-30 minutes @ 400 degrees.  A little crispy, not too crunchy...just how a turtle should be, no? If you've got to ask the cholesterol count... this might not be the dish for you lolMore at Reaganite Republican
  • Middlebury market owner meats ransom, hopes for a squeal on purloined pig

    01/07/2011 6:11:50 AM PST · by Fester Chugabrew · 3 replies
    The Elkhart Truth ^ | 1/7/2011 12:10:00 AM | Marlys Weaver
    MIDDLEBURY (IN) -- Days after its disappearance, the decorative pig outside Old Hoosier Meats has not yet returned. Owner Randy Grewe had placed the pig, made of pink wire and covered in red and white lights, outside the smokehouse and butcher shop before Thanksgiving. When he returned to work Monday after the New Year's weekend, it was gone. As Grewe walked to his front door, he found a laminated note on his doorstep, letters from magazines and newspapers pieced together to form the message: "Here is your ransom demand. The pig is safe and you will receive a list...
  • Alabama Store Owner’s Sign Reminds That BBQ Restaurants Are “Safest” Because Of Lack Of Muslims

    12/10/2010 10:16:23 AM PST · by EveningStar · 53 replies
    Mediaite ^ | December 9, 2010 | Jon Bershad
    ...An Alabama store owner known for putting jokes up on the billboard outside of his electronics store has found that the response gets chillier when you decide to use racist jokes...
  • Gunmen behead, set alight Sunni cleric in Iraq

    09/10/2010 11:37:46 AM PDT · by swarthyguy · 30 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10.09.10
    BAGHDAD | Thu Sep 9, 2010 3:31pm EDT BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Gunmen stormed the house of a Sunni cleric Thursday and cut his head off before setting him alight in an attack that bore the hallmark of insurgents, a police spokesman said. In a separate attack Thursday, four men wearing women's clothes entered the house of a policeman in a village northwest of Baquba, the Diyala capital, and beheaded his wife when they failed to find the officer, an interior ministry source said. Jabbar Saleh al-Jibouri was killed shortly before dawn at his house in a village near Muqdadiya town,...
  • Big Hoss BBQ feeds 220 soldiers (Fort Hood, TX)

    09/02/2010 8:34:04 AM PDT · by evets · 16 replies · 1+ views
    Killeen Daily Herald ^ | 09-02-2010 | Jackie Stone
    When Walter Brown went to pay his $1,700 bill for a new septic system for the catering hall of his restaurant, Big Hoss BBQ, he was told to take his money elsewhere. Specifically, he was told to take it to soldiers. Pat Kern, the owner of Paramount Waste Water in Temple, had heard stories about Brown and his history of greeting soldiers during troop returns and feeding them when he could. Kern grew up in Harker Heights and had an appreciation for the soldiers at Fort Hood and people like Brown who support them. "I thought it was the least...
  • Pig Pit Goes Boom

    08/19/2010 12:34:29 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    San Diego Reader ^ | Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010 | Jeffrey Dey
    At about 10:30 p.m. on August 14, the police and fire departments were called to a residence on Noble Street in Casa de Oro after neighbors heard a loud explosion. There was plenty excitement among the ten or twelve partygoers when firefighters arrived on the scene, but it was quickly determined that there was no fire or injuries. When questioned, the owner of the house explained that he had been planning a Polynesian-style luau for some time and that he had dug a large fire pit in the backyard to roast the 280-pound pig he had purchased for the occasion....
  • Birmingham Radio Station Announces New BBQ Joint at Ground Zero

    08/10/2010 6:06:00 AM PDT · by Boat Rocker · 33 replies
    100 WAPI ^ | Leland Live
    The Leland Live show in Birmingham, Alabama has started their ad campaign to launch a BBQ restaurant near the proposed Ground Zero Mosque. Surely the open minded leftist in New York will have no problem with some southern flavor.
  • Inside Dinosaur Inc.: Syracuse's iconic rib joint (owned by George Soros)

    08/01/2010 8:20:14 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 23 replies · 2+ views
    Post Standard Syracuse NY ^ | Sunday, August 01, 2010, 8:40 AM | By Bob Niedt and Michelle Breidenbach
    Over the next decades, Nancy and Larry Luckwaldt donated cash and sweat to help their ... neighbor build the Dinosaur Bar-B-Que into a hometown rib joint that is the iconic identity of Syracuse.... One of the richest men in the world was willing to buy out the Luckwaldts’ shares in the company. In 2008, the Luckwaldts sold most of their stake to George Soros, whom Nancy knew only as “a hedge fund financial person” from New York. The quiet transaction turned over majority ownership of the home-grown honky-tonk on Willow Street to a controversial billionaire financier from New York City.
  • What's Everyone BBQing today?

    07/04/2010 7:00:26 AM PDT · by traderrob6 · 163 replies · 3+ views
    various | 7/4/10 | traderrob
    Rare vanity, I apologize, but let's talk BBQ. Got my Bradley Smoker started last night at 8:00. Two beautiful 8# Pork Butts smoking/cooking for sixteen hours then FTC for 5 then serve with a wonderful North Corolina vinegar/tomato based dipping sauce or the infamaous South Carolina mustard based sauce. I'll take the former, wife loves the latter. Please post your BBQ plans.
  • Obama Is Hosting A BBQ At WH This Evening

    06/08/2010 1:30:46 PM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 132 replies · 158+ views
    daylife ^ | 06/08/10 | daylife
  • So what did you have for chow on this Memorial Day?

    05/31/2010 12:37:28 PM PDT · by mylife · 318 replies · 2,100+ views
    5/31/10 | Mylife
    So whats on the BBQ? Share them recipes here! Anyone make a pig pickin cake?
  • Obama, First Lady Start NC Vacation With BBQ

    04/23/2010 10:22:43 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 82 replies · 1,976+ views ^ | 4-23-10 | unattributed
    First stop for the first couple's weekend vacation on Friday was a roadside restaurant that President Barack Obama visited during the final month of his White House campaign. First meal on the trip: barbecued ribs. Obama and first lady Michelle Obama landed in the Blue Ridge Mountains and made a quick stop at Twelve Bones Smokehouse on the way to their resort. The White House said the first couple ate ribs, mac and cheese, greens, baked beans, corn bread and corn pudding before motorcading to their mountaintop hotel. Deputy press secretary Bill Burton said the couple -- vacationing without their...
  • Restaurateur wages BBQ diplomacy with N. Korea

    04/22/2010 6:28:23 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 13 replies · 415+ views
    Reuters ^ | 04/21/10 | Edith Honan
    Restaurateur wages BBQ diplomacy with N. Korea By Edith Honan Wed Apr 21, 4:59 pm ET HACKENSACK, New Jersey (Reuters) – New Jersey restaurateur Robert Egan barbecues meat for a living, except when he acts as a self-appointed, unofficial conduit between the United States and North Korea. In his book "Eating with the Enemy: How I Waged Peace with North Korea from my BBQ Shack in Hackensack," which will be released on April 27, Egan recounts how he forged an unlikely friendship with North Korean diplomats at the United Nations. For a decade, he courted them with racks of ribs,...