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Matt Horn – California BBQ Pitmaster Changing the Scene

Once and a while you’ll get the newest shining star of the BBQ world, and obviously what follows is a media storm of accolades and high praise! Matt Horn might be your average Californian who is getting a

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John Mueller – Texas’ BBQ Dark Prince

Some barbecue folks are the stuff of legends similar to King Arthur who was destined to be King. According to local legends that often run amok in Texas, one undisputed Dark Prince of Barbecue’ was in fact, more

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Eli Goldman, BBQ Legend of Queens

While some pitmasters are just using Kosher salt for their brisket, here’s one homegrown grill guru who is taking that with more than a grain of salt. Eli Goldman took his frustration with the 2020 pandemic to a

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Chris Schafer Of Heavy Smoke BBQ

What do you do when you’re a two-time KCBS world champion with numerous team BBQ awards and grand championship accolades? If you’re Chris Schafer of Heavy Smoke BBQ, you have to consider that making BBQ for his customers

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Chris Armstrong & Navin’s BBQ in St. Louis

What happens when you take good old-fashioned Texas BBQ and combine it with the high-stakes flavor of St. Louis barbecue? For Chris Armstrong and his hot new BBQ joint Navin’s, the secret is a little bit more obvious

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Meet Rodney Scott, BBQ HOF & James Beard Winner

Mr. Scott’s family moved to South Carolina when Rodney was an infant. They ran a number of businesses including Scott’s Variety Store and Bar-B-Q. Like most family businesses in small town Americana, everybody gets to help out, and

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Memphis Grizzlies Cheerleader Wins Rib Eating Competition

Rib Eating Surprise When you think of competitive eating, who comes to mind? Sure Joey Chestnut pops to mind, even he is an exception to the rule. Usually we think of the big dude chowing down the 48

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Meet Meathead King of BBQ Science

Craig ‘Meathead’ Goldwyn has enough accolades that we could have just pages that list his accomplishments. His book “The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling” was a NY Times best seller and named one of the “100 Best

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The Jack Daniel’s BBQ World Champions – Winners Circle

Grand Champion of the 31st Annual Jack Daniel’s BBQ competition goes to Clark Crew BBQ. There’s a phrase in business “Pent up demand”. Keep something scarce and you build up a backlog of folks who want it. Mostly

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BBQ Chicken Tips from Memphis

Memphis is known for a very special kind of BBQ and is also home to the famous Memphis In May BBQ cook-off competition. When it comes to BBQ chicken in Memphis, these hometown heroes know what makes Memphis-style

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