Lewis Barbecue, Charleston, South Carolina

Lewis Barbecue is a Texas transplant, which means they cook beef and sausages rather than pigs.   And I’ll say right up from there thatchy cook great beef.  The brisket is the best or (since I have  more to try) certainly among the best outside of Texas. I normally wouldn’t bother with a beef barbecue place in South Carolina.  There’s pork country and there’s beef … Continue reading Lewis Barbecue, Charleston, South Carolina

Science: Pork Fat is Very Good for You

Yes, that’s according to scientists.  See here from the BBC, no less, the results a major study in which scientists tested 1,000 foods.  Pork ranks 8th out of the 1000 (the BBC only  lists the top 100) foods tested in terms of health benefits.  It’s better than salmon, better than kale, better than grapefruit, better than broccoli or brussels sprouts or carrots, better, even, than collards.* Even … Continue reading Science: Pork Fat is Very Good for You

Pop Pop’s BBQ, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Originally posted on John Tanner's Barbecue Blog:
UPDATE: I just noticed that oil Pop Pop’s menu the dessert listing includes “Fresh Fried Pork Skins.”  Respect! ########## Continuing my post-Thanksgiving barbecue eating trip to South Carolina, I headed back to the Marriott Grand Dunes in Myrtle Beach after lunch at Scott’s, where I was staying to burn up a few unused Vacation Club points.  I… Continue reading Pop Pop’s BBQ, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Rodney Scott’s BBQ, Charleston, South Carolina

After eating at Pop Pop’s, I headed to Charleston to see the new place that Rodney Scott has opened.  And there he is, Rodney Scott, the James Beard Foundation honoree. He’s a nice guy, very friendly, and also incredibly hard workings as per this Southern Foodways Alliance short film.  In 2018, Scott and Tootsie Tomanetz of Snow’s Barbecue in Lexington, Texas, became the first two … Continue reading Rodney Scott’s BBQ, Charleston, South Carolina

UPDATE: Curbed Hunger, Loveland, Colorado

UPDATE It is my sad duty to inform you that Curbed Hunger is no more.  What a shame!  It’s hard to find places with such fresh ingredients and such well prepared food.  I understand that Chef/owner Brennan McAuliffe is looking into brick and mortar restaurant options.  Here’s hoping he finds something soon.  If you hear anything, post a comment.  If I find out, I’ll post … Continue reading UPDATE: Curbed Hunger, Loveland, Colorado