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I’m going to let you in on a little secret. On the car ride home after an SCBBQ meal, Heather, Camden, and I usually record our thoughts using the Voice Memos app on my iPhone. That is where all the quotes in our reviews come from. This time, it was a little different. Heather actually […]
Over the years, we have gone to great barbecue. This time great barbecue has come to us in the form of Lewis Barbecue. John Lewis, the Texas-born pitmaster who spoke with us recently, will be bringing Central Texas BBQ to Charleston when he opens Lewis Barbecue in “late 2015.” Indeed, we rode by what will be his new place on […]
What is a mop sauce? A mop sauce is a thin vinegar-based barbecue sauce that is spiced with salt and black and/or red pepper. This sauce is used to baste meat on the grill and on a larger scale, to provide flavor and moisture at the end of cooking a whole hog, as is the […]
Today, I suggested we travel up to Holly Hill to check out yet another “can’t miss” BBQ place that has a great reputation in our area – Sweatman’s BBQ in Holly Hill, SC. Sweatman’s has a longstanding tradition for quality BBQ. There have been some complaints I’ve read online about a change in ownership and […]
“This recipe for a true SC vinegar-based BBQ sauce is one that my great-grandfather Robbie Moore used dating back to the early 1900s in lower Florence County,” writes Dustin Moore. “My uncle believes it to have originated from the sharecroppers who farmed the land shortly following the Civil War who used the land (called “Little […]
SC BBQ Road Trip: Interstate 26 Part 2: The Final Exits (Columbia to Charleston) South Carolina barbeque has a long and special history. Our BBQ is both varied and abundant. In fact, anyone contemplating a road trip here could benefit from a guide to help them find all the offerings on the SC BBQ Trail. To help our famished travelers, we have created SC BBQ […]
Barbeque in South Carolina — the birthplace of BBQ — is so unique and plentiful that those taking a road trip within our state need a guide to help them find the best location to sample from the SC BBQ Trail. With that in mind, we have created SC BBQ Road Trip: A Restaurant Field Guide for each interstate that traverses our state. […]
Part 1: The First 100 Exits (Landrum – Chapin) In South Carolina, barbeque has a long and special history. Because of this tradition, our BBQ is both unique and widespread. So much so, in fact, that anyone enjoying a road trip within our borders could really use a guide to help them find just the right location to sample from the […]
Would you like to Eat SC’s Best BBQ for FREE? One of the joys of living in SC is that you usually don’t have to drive too far down I-95, or I-85, or many of the backroads, to find good quality BBQ, but you still have to pay for the meal. And those meals aren’t always […]
Lewis Barbecue, maybe Charleston’s most anticipated new restaurant, will finally be opening its doors to the public tomorrow, June 28, 2016. We have written about John Lewis before, but now we’ve gotten the full picture. In preparation, John Lewis and his Pit Crew, hosted a “Friends and Family Dinner” which we were lucky enough to attend. It […]