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The Big Apple Barbecue 2016 – Hog Wild!

I once again returned to one of my favorite annual events – the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party in and around Madison Square Park in NYC. I particularly enjoyed this one seeing old friends, making new ones and, of course […]

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Big Apple BBQ 2015 – Meat, Music & Memories – Personal Highlights

The weather forecast earlier in the week wasn’t particularly encouraging, but fortunately, in this case, at least, the lack of long-term forecasting accuracy worked out splendidly as it proved to be another perfect weekend for the 13th annual Big Apple […]

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The Big Apple Barbecue Block Party 2014 – Some Personal Highlights

I look forward to attending the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party in NYC’s Madison Square Park on Madison Avenue every year and have attended all but one (missed it because of a conflict with my son’s college graduation) over the […]

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Highlights From The Big Apple Barbecue Block Party 2013

Brisket, ribs, sausages, whole hog, pork shoulder, cracklings, Mint Juleps, slaw, Bloody Marys, Alabama seafood – it was all there, enough to turn one relatively small park in NYC into the center of the American South for one whole weekend […]

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The Big Apple BBQ Block Party is Back!

Crazy, fun and chock full of some of the best Q around, the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party organized by Danny Meyer and his crew at Union Square Hospitality Group is back for another go this weekend! See here for […]

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A Conversation with Danny Meyer

While attending the recent Big Apple Barbecue Block Party I recently had the opportunity to chat with Danny Meyer, the head of the Union Square Hospitality Group based in NYC, but now branching out beyond Gotham. There isn’t a restaurateur […]

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How to Feed 100,000 People in a Weekend

I have enjoyed the Big Apple BBQ Block party for a number of years now and I never fail to be amazed by the sheer logistics of organization of this event that winds up feeding over 100,000 people over the […]

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Photos From The Big Apple BBQ Block Party 2011 – Day 2

It was another great year for the Big Apple BBQ Block Party. My favorite previously untasted (by me) Q was Rack & Soul. Their ribs combined a touch of sweetness with a kick of spice. It was a multi-hand-wipe experience […]

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Photos From The Big Apple BBQ Block Party 2011 – Day One

Although misty, the day was nevertheless filled with great Q and lots of fun. Once again, Danny Meyer and his crew at The Union Square Hospitality Group has come up with a winning event.
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Chris Lilly’s Alabama Pulled Pork

I have never had a better pulled pork sandwich than the one I had at Big Bob Gibson's at this year's Big Apple BBQ Block Party. With a little bit of their habanero bbq sauce, it had great texture, moisture […]

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