Garth Brooks, Traeger Day, and Rowdy BBQ turns 15

Garth Brooks, Traeger Day, and Rowdy BBQ turns 15

You would think the Super Bowl was happening in Pittsburgh this weekend with the media hype and OMFG THE TRAFFIC warnings on TV but rest assure everything will be fine as long as you’re not a jagoff. That pic is from 2015 when I saw Garth Brooks play the second of 5 shows in 3…

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National BBQ Month 2019

National BBQ Month 2019

Here we are at National BBQ Day in the middle of National BBQ Month (fitting eh?) and I swear every year I’m smiling ear to ear at the growth of barbecue in the Pittsburgh area. Locally we have seen new barbecue restaurants opening at the rapid rate of breweries and even recently food truck favorite…

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Burk's Barbeque bringing the smoke in Oakmont

Burk's Barbeque bringing the smoke in Oakmont

When a new barbecue place such as Burk’s Barbeque opens I tend to wait so they can get into their groove. We’re not a BBQ dominated area of the country where you can cook with the same weather all year. It can take time to adjust to our climate of rain, snow, rain, thundersnow, sun,…

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Two Brothers BBQ and Spork Pit ready for 2019

Two Brothers BBQ and Spork Pit ready for 2019

It is very possible to hit 2, maybe 3, BBQ joints for lunch hour. That’s what I did when I visited Two Brothers BBQ and Spork Pit last week on their opening day. Yes, there is a distance between the 2 businesses but they’re well-oiled machines that can get you from window to butt in…

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Bad Azz BBQ opens for 2019 barbecue season

Bad Azz BBQ opens for 2019 barbecue season

Bad Azz BBQ is one of the more popular barbecue names in Pittsburgh for several reasons. They have a great name, they have a reputation for winning annnnndddd yeah, they win a lot. Previously Bad Azz BBQ was operating from a brick and mortar location Tuesdays and Fridays so if you couldn’t make it either…

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