Monthly Archives: May 2015

Morris Grocery, BBQ and Deli

  Hover your mouse pointer over the bottom center of the slide show for controls. Then continue to the bbq guide below. I’ve been going to bbq joints all across Memphis for many years and never knew about this place until late 2008, which as it turns out, is only about eight minutes from my … Continue reading »

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The Shed Barbecue & Blues Joint

    Hover your mouse pointer over the bottom center of the slide show for controls. Then continue to the bbq guide below. The Shed’s BBQ Guide: On our way to the beautiful beaches of Orange Beach Alabama down on the Gulf Coast, we made it a point to stop at The Shed Barbecue and Blues … Continue reading »

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Germantown Commissary BBQ and Ribs Next To Railroad Tracks In Tennessee

Quick-Fire Guide: This old commissary-turned-bbq shop looks like something right out of a western film. Space is limited, but the barbecue is good. It’s located in Germantown, TN just outside of Memphis, but still in the metro area. I’ve been there numerous times down through the years and I enjoy several things from their menu. Oh, … Continue reading »

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The Bar-B-Q Shop

  Hover your mouse pointer over the bottom center of the slide show for controls. Then continue to my bbq guide below.   On Madison Ave in midtown Memphis, The Bar-B-Q Shop serves up great ribs and shoulder sandwiches on buns or buttered Texas toast. The bbq spaghetti is made with a combination of their … Continue reading »

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Memphis In May World Chamionship Barbecue Cooking Contest-I’ll Be There

I’ll be judging at the Memphis In May World Chamionship Barbecue Cooking Contest again this year. It’ll be my eighth year judging and I’m still hyped! Hundreds of pounds of smoky meat dripping near smoldering coals will always catch my attention. If you like this site and you see me there, I hope to have the … Continue reading »

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Payne’s BAR-B-Q

Quick-Fire Guide: (Check back in the future for the full review)   I’ve been to this old service station-turned-bbq joint a couple of times. Mrs. Payne was kind enough to allow me to take some photos on my second visit. As a bbq judge, I had the pleasure of meeting Claire Robinson of the Food Network show Five … Continue reading »

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Give Cozy Corner a Fire, They’ll Smoke Some Ribs

“I treasure the memories of the past misfortunes. It has added more to my bank of fortitude.” Bruce Lee January 8, 2015, one of my favorite bar-b-q restaurants, Cozy Corner, suffered a fire. Thankfully that fire was contained mostly to the rear of the store and no one was injured. Additionally, their famous glass-walled pit remained intact. In fact, they … Continue reading »

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Corky’s Bar-B-Q, Memphis

Smokin’ to the Oldies I’ve enjoyed smoky, succulent bbq from roadside pits, food trucks, dine-in restaurants, drive-thru windows, backyard barbecues, bbq competitions and even church pot-lucks-the place doesn’t really matter. But barbecue in a restaurant with a fun atmosphere too-that’s a plus. The swanky 50’s and 60’s music and décor at Corky’s Bar-B-Q is both … Continue reading »

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