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November 24th, 2013 - 11:21 am § in Carolina BBQ, Photo Essays

The Capital of East Carolina Whole Hog Barbecue: Photos from the Skylight Inn

Known as "Pete Jones" to the locals in tiny Ayden, North Carolina, the Skylight Inn is probably the most famous stronghold of East Carolina barbecue.

September 30th, 2013 - 8:01 am § in Memphis, Memphis BBQ

Payne’s Bar-B-Que: Setting the Bar for Memphis Barbecue, in a Very No-Frills Setting

Payne’s charcoal-smoked fare is a standout example of Memphis barbecue, and no trip would be complete without it. And visiting Payne’s is a trip in itself.

July 21st, 2013 - 9:41 am § in Our Own Manic BBQ, Photo Essays

32 Photos: The Lifecycle of a Backyard Barbecue

This Memorial Day we wanted to pass on the hospitality and generosity that we’ve been shown during our barbecue travels by inviting a few dozen friends over for an all-day barbecue party.

June 3rd, 2013 - 9:04 am § in Memphis, Memphis BBQ

A&R Bar-B-Que: The Best Ribs (We Had) in Memphis

We thought A&R’s had served us the best ribs in Memphis, but the pitmaster thought he could do better. That craftsmanlike drive toward quality made him want his customers to experience the best his restaurant had to offer.

March 21st, 2013 - 8:47 am § in Memphis, Memphis BBQ

Memphis Barbecue Tour 2013: The Plan

We know that the area around Memphis is rich with barbecue and music and this time we’ll be staying there for close to a full week to find as much of it as we can.

February 19th, 2013 - 8:50 am § in College Point, Other BBQ

CPC Vignette: The Xinjiang BBQ Cart of Flushing

Normally when we find a barbecue place that we like it’s in a hard to reach small town. Then we rave about these meals to our friends, which often leaves them feeling envious. Fortunately, our College Point Crawls now allow us to bring our friends to a not so far-flung barbecue find.

January 30th, 2013 - 9:53 am § in Carolina BBQ

The Race to B’s Barbecue, Greenville, NC

The anomalies and challenges surrounding B's Barbecue make it the grail of any barbecue quest, so we made it the first stop on our second North Carolina trip.

September 30th, 2012 - 12:48 pm § in Boston, Our Own Manic BBQ, Photo Essays

South by Southeast: Barbecued, Pulled Pork on the Manic Pit

We've had some of America's best pulled pork from East Carolina to Texas. For our first attempt at smoked pork, we decided to combine those traditions.

September 10th, 2012 - 8:02 am § in Boston, Our Own Manic BBQ, Photo Essays

From 0 to Brisket in 48 Hours: The First Voyage of the Manic Smoker

After years of studying the BBQ arts we decided it was time to learn them first hand. Over Labor Day Weekend we assembled the Manic Smoker, bought and seasoned a brisket and stayed up all night smoking it. Here's how the process went.

June 4th, 2012 - 7:41 am § in Texas BBQ

Chewing the (Pork) Fat at Schoepf’s Bar-B-Que

Our visit to Schoepf’s was, more than anything else, an aberration. We didn’t explore Belton at all, we sat and took our time and didn’t even try their brisket. None of that, however, means that we didn’t like what Schoepf’s had to offer.