Tag Archives: Barbecue

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q to launch breakfast service in February

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q founders Jonathan and Justin Fox will launch breakfast at their Armour Yards outpost in Feb. / Photo: Sweetwater Brewing Co.

By Becca Godwin

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q’s “Que’ Osk,” the standalone barbecue kiosk that opened in October 2016, will launch breakfast at its Armour Yards outpost beginning Feb. 19.

Fox Bros. will hold preview breakfast pop-ups at the Freedom Farmer’s Market at the Carter Center on Jan. 13, Feb. 3 and Feb. 10, with co-owners Jonathan and Justin Fox dishing up fare for those with a morning hanker for Tex-Mex.

Located at 120 Ottley Drive, near the Fox Bros. ...

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5 metro Atlanta restaurants to watch the National Championship game, get food deals

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

LongHorn Steakhouse is offering a free appetizer with the purchase of one adult entrée today. Photo credit: Linda Costa Communications Group.

Game time.

You know what it is: The University of Georgia’s Bulldogs (or just Georgia Dawgs if you’re a fan) will play the University of Alabama’s Crimson Tide during the National Championship at 8 p.m. Jan. 8. To celebrate, several metro Atlanta restaurants will offer dining deals today. Check out the promotions below and remember, go Dawgs!

LongHorn Steakhouse: Get a free appetizer with the purchase of one adult entrée. To receive the offer, mention the promotion to your ...

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Kids can eat free every Monday in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Kids can eat free every Monday at Sweet Auburn BBQ. Photo credit: Blue Hominy PR.

Every Monday, kids eat free at Sweet Auburn BBQ. Besides a bunch of pulled pork, brisket and short rib sandwiches, the restaurant offers starters like smoked wings, pimento cheese wontons, salads and fried macaroni and cheese with barbecue, parsley and Parmesan, cumulatively known as fried match sticks.
656 N. Highland Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 678-515-3550, sweetauburnbbq.com.

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Barbecue exhibit coming to Atlanta History Center

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

“Barbecue Nation,” an exhibition coming to the Atlanta History Center in May, 2018, will feature an array of barbecue artifacts. / Photo courtesy Atlanta History Center

Barbecue fans, get ready to queue up: a barbecue exhibition is coming to the Atlanta History Center next spring.

Opening May 5, 2018, in conjunction with National Barbecue Month, the “Barbecue Nation” exhibition will take visitors through the annals of barbecue history.

Barbecue exhibit coming to Atlanta History CenterThe journey of cooking over an open fire begins with the New World  (and the origins of word itself), as mentioned in the first encounters between indigenous populations in the Caribbean and ...

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First Look: Barbecue, beer and more at Loyal Q in East Cobb

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Loyal Q Meats and Sides including (clockwise from top left) cornbread, St. Louis Ribs, Collard Greens, Pit Beans, Pulled Pork, Smoakhouse Sausage, and Brisket. Photo credit- Mia Yakel.

The new Loyal Q and Brew in East Cobb is all about smoked meat and beer on draft.

Given that the owner is Bob Campbell, who spent years opening and operating multiple Taco Mac locations around Atlanta, that’s not exactly surprising.

In addition to barbecue, the menu from chef Dan Diersen features shared plates, sides and vegetables, such as salt-roasted beets, cauliflower salad and a hefty portobello sandwich.

Diersen grew up in ...

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Serpas True Food owner to open barbecue joint in Brookhaven

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Chef Scott Serpas will open barbecue joint Dixie Q at 2524 Caldwell Road in Brookhaven. / Ligaya Figueras

The dining scene is heating up in Brookhaven. A few weeks ago, the group behind Vero Pizza, Haven and Valenza announced it would be opening a neighborhood chophouse. Hudson FC International Sports Pub, or Hudson FC for short, is now open at 4058 Peachtree Road in the former Pub 71 space in Brookhaven Station. HOBNOB is alive and kicking in Town Brookhaven.

Now comes news that Scott Serpas, chef-owner of Serpas True Food in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward is opening ...

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Get a free BBQ meal at Shane’s Rib Shack locations this this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

 

Law enforcement officers can get a free meal at Shane’s Rib Shack this week. Photo credit: Shane’s Rib Shack.

Shane’s Rib Shack is hosting a police appreciation week.

All active law enforcement officers will receive a free meal certificate for a barbecue sandwich, side and a drink now through Sept. 17. Options may include the signature slow-smoked barbecue pork sandwich or chopped barbecue pork topped with coleslaw; side options such as baked beans, potato salad, sweet potato fries or mac and cheese may be available.
Various locations, shanesribshack.com.

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Franklin Barbecue, America’s Best Smokehouse, Has Closed After Catching Fire

Source: Grub Street NY

Like salt in poor Texans’ storm-battered wounds, Franklin Barbecue, the Austin brisket joint where the wait’s so long (seven hours, at times) that not even Kanye West is permitted to cut in line, caught fire early Saturday morning. The restaurant says nobody was injured, but the damage …

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B’s Cracklin’ Barbeque

Source: Atlanta Magazine

B’s Cracklin’ BarbecuePhotograph by Johnny Autry Barbecue is a regional game. A Carolina pitmaster, for example, would no sooner slather his meat in red sauce than open a vegan restaurant. But Bryan Furman, a former welder, is beholden to no style but his own. “Even if I show you how to do it, you’re not going to be able to do it like me,” he says, winking. When he opened the original B’s in Savannah in October 2014, Furman was one of the first to bring heritage pork to the barbecue world; he currently raises six breeds of pigs, Duroc ...

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Chef Seni Alabi-Isama raised the culinary bar in Statesboro. Now, he’s bringing sous-vide barbecue.

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Seni Alabi-Isama scopes out the barbecue competition at Vandy’s in Statesboro.Photographs by Gregory Miller In the fall of 2013, a few months after opening his acclaimed restaurant Gunshow, chef Kevin Gillespie was on his way back to Atlanta from a food and music festival in Bluffton, South Carolina. As he and his wife, Valerie, drove along a desolate stretch of I-16, hunger struck. “Val, didn’t you hear about a restaurant there?” Gillespie asked as he eyed a sign for Statesboro. She had. The restaurant was called South & Vine, and it was a culinary oasis, a friend of hers had ...

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Chef Seni Alabi-Isama raised the culinary bar in Statesboro. Now, he’s bringing sous-vide barbecue.

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Seni Alabi-Isama scopes out the barbecue competition at Vandy’s in Statesboro.Photographs by Gregory Miller In the fall of 2013, a few months after opening his acclaimed restaurant Gunshow, chef Kevin Gillespie was on his way back to Atlanta from a food and music festival in Bluffton, South Carolina. As he and his wife, Valerie, drove along a desolate stretch of I-16, hunger struck. “Val, didn’t you hear about a restaurant there?” Gillespie asked as he eyed a sign for Statesboro. She had. The restaurant was called South & Vine, and it was a culinary oasis, a friend of hers had ...

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A Day in the Life of DC’s Top Pit Master

Source: Washingtonian Food

This comes from our 2017 Cheap Eats list, our guide to inexpensive ethnic dining in the region. Think making top-notch barbecue is all about the meat? Well, yes, but it’s also around-the-clock work that sometimes involves thieves, book talks, and stopping for salad. We spent a day with Federalist Pig pit master Rob Sonderman to see […]

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The Best Cheap Barbecue Restaurants Around DC

Source: Washingtonian Food

Black Hog BBQ Multiple locations in Frederick and Ijamsville Our favorite ribs in the area can be found at this trio of cheery barbecue houses. The St. Louis–cut racks are available two ways—dry (rubbed in brown sugar and spices) or wet (mopped in thick, sweet sauce). We can never decide, so spring for a half […]

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Art-B-Que 2 Returns to MilkBoy Philly This Sunday

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

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Art, food, music, and booze: what more do you need?

That’s the premise of MilkBoy Philly’s Art-B-Que 2, a returning celebration of visual art, BBQ, beer, bourbon, and rock ‘n’ roll, taking place this Sunday, July 16th at 1100 Chestnut Street.

The event will feature two floors of works by local artists to admire and purchase, plus a BBQ competition featuring meats from MilkBoy Philly, MilkBoy South Street, MilkBoy ArtHouse in Maryland, The Blind Pig, and Smokin’ Betty’s. The bar will be pouring special drafts from Ithaca Beer Co. and 2SP Brewing , and Philly’s ...

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BBQ Bus Food Truck Opens a Smokehouse in Brightwood Today

Source: Washingtonian Food

One of the pioneers of the food truck scene is about to take part of its business off the road.  The owners of BBQ Bus open a new brick-and-mortar smokehouse in Brightwood today. While you’ll still find some of the most popular items from the truck (smoky pulled pork and spicy chicken jalapeño sandwiches), the Georgia Avenue spot will also experiment with some […]

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D.C.’s best barbecue joint is popping up at the National Building Museum just in time for ‘Hive’

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Hill Country is likely to get a lot more crowded in the coming days. The smokehouse just earned the No. 1 spot on the $20 Diner’s annual barbecue rankings. Which is why the return of Hill Country’s Backyard Barbecue couldn’t be better timed. The event has been AWOL for the past two summers, but starting July […]

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July 4th To-Go: Picnic Baskets, Fried Chicken, and BBQ from DC-Area Restaurants

Source: Washingtonian Food

Whether you’re heading to the fireworks on the National Mall or hosting your own backyard cookout, DC-area restaurants and have you covered with fried chicken picnics, grill packages, and more. Most items for July 4th require advance orders, so make sure to double-check the deadlines. Summer picnic basket from Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken 1308 G […]

July 4th To-Go: Picnic Baskets, Fried Chicken, and BBQ from DC-Area Restaurants” was first published on Washingtonian.

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The Best Cheap Barbecue Joints Around DC

Source: Washingtonian Food

This is a sneak peek into our July Cheap Eats issue, a guide to ethnic dining around the region—from Afghan kebabs to Uyghur noodles and Vietnamese sandwiches, all for less than $25 a person. Want the rest of the list before it goes online? Get a FREE Cheap Eats issue + our 100 Very Best Restaurants […]

The Best Cheap Barbecue Joints Around DC” was first published on Washingtonian.

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The Best BBQs, Pool Parties, and Rooftop Fireworks for July 4th In DC

Source: Washingtonian Food

Planning to celebrate Independence Day in our nation’s capital? These bars, restaurants, and hotels in the DC-area are celebrating July 4th with barbecues, pool parties, crab feasts, and more. Events are on Tuesday, July 4th unless otherwise noted. Rooftop BBQ at Rosewood 1050 31st St., NW Skip the Georgetown crowds and watch the fireworks high […]

The Best BBQs, Pool Parties, and Rooftop Fireworks for July 4th In DC” was first published on Washingtonian.

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BBQ Restaurant Opening in Spring Arts District

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Lucky Well/Official

By this time next year, Chad Rosenthal’s Ambler BBQ haven The Lucky Well will have a second location in the newly-branded Spring Arts district, at 990 Spring Garden Street.

Rosenthal was once a contestant on season 9 of Next Great Food Network Star. Wikipedia says his “culinary point of view” on the show was “Jewish BBQ Guy”, a brand he’s maintained since opening his Montgomery County barbecue restaurant. He’s since opened a second fast-casual concept (two of them, actually) called Banh Street nearby.

BBQ Restaurant Opening in Spring Arts DistrictAnd not long ago, he struck a deal with Arts & Crafts Holdings team (Aaron Cohen and Craig ...

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These barbecue destinations are a great excuse for a road trip

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Back before rise of urban barbecue, the hardcore meatheads among us had to pile into a car and drive for miles to sample brisket, ribs and pork smoked exclusively with smoldering woods. It was out in the boondocks where pitmasters could burn their logs, free from the regulations and insurance policies that often dog their […]

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These barbecue destinations are a great excuse for a road trip

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Back before rise of urban barbecue, the hardcore meatheads among us had to pile into a car and drive for miles to sample brisket, ribs and pork smoked exclusively with smoldering woods. It was out in the boondocks where pitmasters could burn their logs, free from the regulations and insurance policies that often dog their […]

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Fox Bros. named among top U.S. barbecue spots

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q was named among the top barbecue spots in the U.S. by digital entertaiment site Time Out USA./ Credit: Fox Bros.

Digital entertainment site Time Out USA has named Atlanta’s Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q one of the top barbecue spots in the nation. In this list of the best 28 places for ‘cue, Fox Bros clocked in at No. 8.  It was the only Georgia joint on the list.

The concept, founded by brothers Justin and Jonathan Fox, was called out for its “freewheeling menu,” with nods to its chicken-fried pork ribs, beef ribs, smothers tater tots, pulled-pork ...

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