BBQ Events: Father's Day Weekend

BBQ Events: Father's Day Weekend

Happy holiday weekend to all of the dads and father figures out there! The weather in Pittsburgh looks absolutely BEAUTIFUL with temps in the high 80s and blue skies for the ideal weekend to BBQ and grill! Good luck to the local teams heading to West Virginia for the Almost Heaven BBQ Bash! I’m willing…

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BBQ Events: June 7 - 11th

BBQ Events: June 7 - 11th

This weekend feels like the calm before the storm of June events. It’s a great weekend to get practice on the home grill and smoker before Father’s Day and before you know it the Fourth of July will be here for you to showcase your skills!   This is the year to get out and…

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BBQ Events: Memorial Day Weekend 2018

BBQ Events: Memorial Day Weekend 2018

Moonshine, roller coasters, water rides, good tunes and large amounts of smoked meat can be found this weekend around as I share with you Memorial Day BBQ around the Greater Pittsburgh area.   This is the year to get out and meet your local butcher so not only will you know where your meat is coming…

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BBQ Events: May 14th - 20th

BBQ Events: May 14th - 20th

Welcome to the first installment of BBQ events happening around the area!   Keep up with current BBQ festivals/competitions and plan ahead with the Western PA BBQ Events Page! This year I have added a Google Calendar for you to subscribe to. May 16-19th: Memphis in May – http://www.memphisinmay.org/ I know this is not Pittsburgh but…

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Federal Hill Smokehouse - Erie, PA

Federal Hill Smokehouse - Erie, PA

Growing up in Erie during the 80s and 90s the only exposure to BBQ I had either came as sauce slathered on chicken wings at the VFW or whatever overcooked, fall-off-the-b0ne mush steamed and cooked in an oven and dripping with sauce the local restaurants would serve. These days the buzz around town isn’t just…

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National BBQ Month

National BBQ Month

When the temperature stays above 50F or your forecast never contains the word “snow” you may find it comical there are people who have a “barbecue season”. Personally, I have the fire burning all year long but the majority of residents here in the mid-Atlantic states circle the first of May as the day to…

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