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Skip the Strip at Myrtle Beach

Just off the main strip of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina there is plenty of authentic Lowcounty culture to be discovered.  We stayed south of the  main strip at Myrtle Beach State Park just after the South Carolina coast had received 20+ inches of rain in two days. In addition to many campsites being drenched in […]

22Oct2010 | | 0 comments | Continued
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The Pit – Right on “Que”

Amanda and I were first introduced to The Pit restaurant’s eastern North Carolina style barbeque two years ago at New York City’s Big Apple Barbeque Festival in Madison Square Park.  After tasting The Pit’s memorable chopped pork sandwiches from their street setup in New York City we made sure to stop at The Pit’s permanent […]

18Oct2010 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Pork, Catfish, and Bluegrass in Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, North Carolina is a beautiful college town and home to the University of North Carolina.  Just as in any good college town there are some great, funky restaurants and many bars playing live music.  Amanda’s aunt and uncle Wes and Tania (and their two kids) who live in Chapel Hill took us to […]

13Oct2010 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Down and Dirty at Dinosaur

We walked into the original Dinosaur BBQ on the “dirty side” of downtown Syracuse–past the row of Harley motorcycles, through the blues pulsing over the speakers, and into the hardwood-smoke air.  The kitchen bustled as the ragged team of cooks scooped pans of beans from the steam table, sliced cornbread fresh from the oven, and […]

7Sep2010 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Down-Home Hibachi

A down-home hibachi is not really a hibachi at all.  It is actually a Weber Grill without any legs that is propped up on cinder blocks in the backyard.  Uncle Mike from Saluda, North Carolina proclaimed that his beloved old grill was a hibachi when the legs fell off, lowering it significantly to the ground. […]

24Jun2010 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Tryon BBQ Festival

Nothing says summer like barbeque and here in North Carolina, they know how to do it right.  People come from all over to attend the Tryon BBQ festival and luckily we were able to be there to sample delicious ribs, brisket, pulled pork, chicken, coleslaw, beans, and hush puppies along with plenty of bands and […]

15Jun2010 | | 0 comments | Continued