Friends, hop in your car right this minute and drive to Richmond while a passenger reads this exciting episode to you. ZZQ definitely is a Top Place. After my delightful if ill-timed visit to SMoHK, I drove around a little to get ready to check out ZZQ. I like to wait at least a half hour between meals. Actually, I’d already stopped at ZZQ to verify … Continue reading ZZQ Texas Craft Barbeque, Richmond, Virginia
Drop everything! Wilber’s is back! Hop in your car and head to Goldsboro! They’re opening with a limited menu and curbside service only, but the limited menu includes barbecue and hushpuppies and chicken. Who cares about the rest? The promise of my hope-filled Saturday drive-by has been realized. You can call your order in at 919-778-5218, or give your order to a parking attendant. … Continue reading Wilber’s is Open!
Hard on the heels of Independence Day, my travels on behalf of the Campaign for Real Barbecue took me to Richmond. My research had identified SMoHK not only as a place that cooks exclusively with wood and charcoal, but also as one of the top barbecue places in Richmond. Serendipitously, SMoHK also played into my decision to research Brunswick stew more carefully, as SMoHK won USA … Continue reading SMoHK Catering and Barbecue, Richmond, Virginia
I’ll go out on a limb here and say that 2020 has not been the most pleasant year that I can remember. Still, it has had its moments. Here’s what I did on July 4 to celebrate the throwing off of the British yoke — the defeat of the world’s greater empire, and a pivotal expansion of freedom in the world: Usually I’m in Washington … Continue reading Independence Day 2020 in Cove Point, Maryland
I have been challenged by no less than Dan Kenney, a founder of the Annual Beer Snob Pig Picking and the Deep Fried Turkey King, to reveal my secret dry rub recipe. For those new to the world of barbecue, a dry rub is a mix of spices rubbed on the meat prior to cooking. Dan threw down the challenge in his blog, Coach4aday, which … Continue reading The Perfect Dry Rub Recipe