Category Archives: Barbeque

Cochon Heritage BBQ – Memphis TN

When Go Carnivore asked Tish Sullins and I to guest-blog and attend one of the most beloved event competitions that may ever happen in a Memphis foodies life, we felt like we had won some sort of pork lottery. The Cochon … Continue reading

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Jones Bar-B-Q Diner -Marianna, AR

Depending on who you talk to, Barbecue of the South is either experiencing its death rattle or it is entering a Renaissance phase. The reasons for being pessimistic are plenty: -The rising cost of hardwood can make it extremely expensive … Continue reading

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The Evolution of American Barbecue

I have been reading Robb Walsh’s excellent book Barbecue Crossroad: Notes & Recipes from A Southern Odyssey, and thinking about the historical context as well as philosophy of Barbecue in the American South. The Food & Think Blog over at … Continue reading

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Texas BBQ Week vs. High Fence Hunting

Texas Monthly and Shiners Beers present Texas Barbecue Week. Check out the list of all participating barbecue joints, including six Austin spots: Blue Ox, Franklin, La, Lamberts, Micklethwait, and Stiles Switch. from the press release: There are plenty of benefits to Texas … Continue reading

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Authentic BBQ, Smoked Venison Shoulder, + Lard

“Well, I’ll tell you: The first thing is, you go around back and you look for a wood pile. More Importantly, you look for an ash pile. Then you ask if you can see the barbecue pit. I’ll tell you…. … Continue reading

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Carnivore News: July 8th

“The highly regional and idiosyncratic nature of barbecue might be why it remains a challenge for barbecue chains to succeed nationally…”  7 BBQ Chains that are leading the way. New BBQ Gadgets including a CyBer Q WiFi device that “has … Continue reading

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4th of July Ribs

I bet you were expecting to see some pork rib porn. I’ll leave that to higher authorities on the subject. We’ve been a little BBQ heavy lately, so its time to get back to some wild game. Squirrel Ribs. Many hunters … Continue reading

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Carnivore News: Monday, July 1st

 Traditional style Barbecue continues to thrive in New York City. Science, not emotion, should shape Wolf hunt in Wisconsin. Grass Fed vs. Corn Fed; You are what your food eats. Interesting read: “Feeding cattle on corn fundamentally changes the meat they … Continue reading

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BBQ Review: Charles Vergo’s Rendezvous (Memphis, TN)

Charles Vergo’s Rendezvous in Memphis, TN is perhaps the most famous BBQ restaurant in the world, yet opinions on the establishment are polarizing as opinions on Tim Tebow’s worthiness as a NFL quarterback. In a quest to settle the matter of local opinion … Continue reading

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Carnivore News: Friday, June 14th

A senate showdown over farm raised catfish. New research into where American’s calories are coming from throws up surprising results.  Sadly, grain based desserts and yeast breads appear to be the top source of energy. The 5 minute guide to Brazilian Barbecue. Southern Living’s pitmaster … Continue reading

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