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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 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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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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Blue Smoke in Saratoga

It's really not just Blue Smoke. There's a Shake Shack and a Paddock Bar too, all from the Union Square Hospitality Group. Situated by the Club House Gate off Nelson Avenue and near the paddock and horse path […]

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A Bite of History with Kenny Callaghan – A Docsconz Video

A Conversation with Kenny Callaghan from John Sconzo on Vimeo.
Kenny Callaghan, the Executive Chef and pitmaster of Blue Smoke, was there at the beginning, at the conception of The Big Apple BBQ Block Party. When The Union Square Hospitality Group […]

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Taste of the Week – June 14-20

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While at the Blue Smoke hospitality tent at the Big apple BBQ last Sunday, I had the opportunity to try some BBQ pork belly "spaghetti." The belly separated easily into individual "strands" of "spaghetti" […]

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