Get ready for a wild 2018

Get ready for a wild 2018

I won’t make you groan with BBQ puns this early in the year. I could say “This year will be smokin!” but really I’m better than that (no I’m not). This year will be smokin! 2017 was an amazing year as I was able to get out and meet many of you while talking smoke.…

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3rd Annual Grill Your Ace Off BBQ Event

3rd Annual Grill Your Ace Off BBQ Event

Pits were smokin in West Newton for the 3rd Annual Grill Your Ace Off BBQ event hosted by Williams Ace Hardware. Picturesque day to break the goal of $2500 by raising $4500 for Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh! Congrats to Black Dawg BBQ for bringing home the title of Grand Champion! Here are the results: (watch…

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Calling All Western PA Competition Teams!

Calling All Western PA Competition Teams!

Hey yinz! I need your help with something. I’m making a list of all BBQ competition teams in Western PA (PA/OH border to DuBois-ish). Here is what I have so far from KCBS and I don’t have NBBQA access yet. The conversation on Facebook has not only started adding teams but BBQ competitions/festivals in Western…

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Preview of Spork Pit BBQ

Preview of Spork Pit BBQ

Last week I was invited to preview Pittsburgh’s next BBQ restaurant Spork Pit which is from the fine people who bring you Spork. The video will give you the details on what you can expect in the weeks leading up to their launch at a location only a short walk from Spork. Their focus is…

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Pittsburgh Barbecue Company

Pittsburgh Barbecue Company

Ahhhhh the smell of smokers firing up is in the air in Pittsburgh! I’ve had mine running all winter but that was more to annoy the everything-I-do hating neighbor. After spending the past year collecting the data, links and tips I’m finally ready to start a BBQ run around Southwestern PA and find out who…

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