Tag: barbecue

4:15pm: Meat comes off

4:15pm: Meat comes off

 

Maybe the best barbecue I’ve had in NYC, from a guy at a street fair, Bway/19th

Maybe the best barbecue I’ve had in NYC, from a guy at a street fair, Bway/19th

 

It’s hard to focus on tactics when all I can think about is barbecue

It’s hard to focus on tactics when all I can think about is barbecue

 

Ribs feel like cheating on real barbecue

Ribs feel like cheating on real barbecue

 

$8 for a $3 sandwich

$8 for a $3 sandwich

Though, for what it’s worth, it was delicious. Ed Mitchell whole hog, Big Apple BBQ

 

King’s BBQ, Petersburg, VA

King’s BBQ, Petersburg, VA

Lots of charcoal flavor. Pork is shoulder and has ketchup, like Lexington, but has a much more pronounced vinegar flavor than WNC barbecue. Pretty good …

 

Bum’s Restaurant, Ayden, NC

Bum’s Restaurant, Ayden, NC

Sandwich with slaw. Maybe the smokiest of the sandwiches we’ve had. Lightly sauced. Cracklins are present but sogged out. I also got a slice of …

 

Skylight Inn, Ayden, NC

Skylight Inn, Ayden, NC

Sandwich with cornbread. Skylight Inn may be my favorite eating establishment on Earth. Pork is moderately fatty, strong wood aftertaste. The bites with cracklins are …

 

B’s Barbeque, Greenville, NC

B’s Barbeque, Greenville, NC

Sandwich with corn sticks. Pork is charcoal smoky and very fatty. Vinegar and red peppery only in the aftertaste. Seems to me like the prototypical …

 

McCall’s Barbecue and Seafood, Goldsboro, NC

McCall’s Barbecue and Seafood, Goldsboro, NC

Barbecue plate, with a fried chicken thigh, mac and cheese, collards, and hushpuppies. Barbecue had a very pronounced smoke flavor, especially in the bark and …