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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 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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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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Ed Mitchell Talks About the Pit

Ed Mitchell was one of the founders of the Big Apple BBQ Block Party and has been there all 8 years. He specializes in vinegar based North Carolina style whole hog barbecue made from Animal Welfare Approved (AWA) humanely raised […]

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Mike Mills – Barbecue Legend

While at the Big Apple BBQ in NYC, I had the chance to chat with BBQ legend Mike Mills of the 17th St. Bar & Grill of Myrphysboro, Il and his daughter, Amy Mills Tunnicliffe. This video gives a sense […]

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Big Apple BBQ Block Party 2010 Day Two Highlights

Day two was another blockbuster day. For most of the day, the weather was even better than day one, though it started to rain later in the afternoon. In any case, the crowds were slightly fewer and the food was […]

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Big Apple BBQ Block Party 2010 Day One Highlights

The Big Apple BBQ is a great party. Though the forecast for today was iffy, the weather couldn't have been a whole lot better. The crowd was out in force with a few vendors such as Ed Mitchell's […]

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The Big Apple Barbecue 2009

The United States is too large and too diverse to consider any particular style of cooking as defining "American Cuisine", however, I can not think of a genre of cooking more classically American than Barbecue. Certainly many cultures cook […]

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