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SCBBQ Road Trip: Interstate 77

In South Carolina, arguably the birthplace of BBQ, barbecue is both varied and abundant. This small state has so many, different styles of BBQ that anyone on a road trip in our state would need a guide to help them find the ideal spot from which to sample from the SC BBQ Trail. To help those travelers, we have […]

SC BBQ Road Trip: Interstate 20

South Carolina barbecue is so varied and plentiful that if you are taking a road trip through the state, you would need a guide to help you find just the right location for you. With that in mind, we have created an SC BBQ Road Trip: A Restaurant Field Guide for each interstate that traverses our […]

SCBBQ Road Trip: The I-95 Corridor

South Carolina’s bar-b-que has a long and storied past. This history has seen styles of barbeque that are both diverse and unique develop within our state. In fact, those taking a road trip within SC need their own field guide to help them find the perfect location to sample the best of SC’s BBQ Trail. To help the hungry road-warriors on our roads, we have created SC BBQ Road Trip: […]

Q&A with Daniel Doyle of Poogan’s Smokehouse

Chef Daniel Doyle of Poogan's Smokehouse

Poogan’s Porch is a longstanding tradition in the Holy City.  The Queen St. restaurant has historically been one of those “must visit” dining locations you simply have to consider when visiting Charleston. Recently, Poogan’s branched out and opened a sister restaurant on nearby East Bay Street. Poogan’s Smokehouse entered Charleston‘s now burgeoning BBQ scene late in 2015 […]

SCBBQ Road Trip: Interstate 26, The Final Exits (Columbia to Charleston)

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 […]

SCBBQ Road Trip: Interstate 85

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. […]

SCBBQ Road Trip: I-26: Pt 1- First 100 Exits (Landrum to Chapin)

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 […]

Lewis Barbecue: Texas Barbecue Experience in SC

Lewis Barbecue - Front

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 […]

Going Whole Hog – SC BBQ Cookbook for Sauces, Rubs, Hash, Meats, Sides

Jay Philips' Whole Hog Vinegar-Pepper BBQ Sauce

Who makes the best barbecue in South Carolina? It won’t be long before all your friends are saying that you do, once you start using the authentic recipes in our SC BBQ Cookbook. In SCBBQ Recipes: Going Whole Hog, 1st edition, we have assembled all of our most delicious recipes into one convenient and comprehensive […]

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South Carolina: The Birthplace of Barbecue

It may surprise you to learn that South Carolina is, arguably, the birthplace of BBQ. Surely as old a practice as cooking over wood is, we cannot claim that a relatively new place like little ol’ South Carolina could possibly have been the genesis of barbeque as we know it today? I had my doubts, […]

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