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BBQ ROADTRIP!!! : Q Barbeque – Glen Allen, Virginia

Hello all, hope all is well. Well of course after working out so hard.  You got to treat yourself.  Here is a little visual eye candy. This is my buddies blog, check this out! As always workout, drink be merry.

The Arrogant Swine

See all the Food Porn HERE

Forbes just did an article on competition BBQ. One of my favorite lines –

And unlike most cuisines, many of the best barbecue masters don’t even have restaurants – there is no huge hobbyist group of ultra-passionate sushi cooks who devote all their time and resources to traveling around preparing sushi for competition judges.

The other premise of the article was that BBQ done in a commercial are inferior to those done in a competition setting. I would disagree with that. The one thing that competition bbq does is impose a sort of Kansas City uniformity to barbecue. The competitors by and large don’t like eating their own BBQ. Johnny Trigg, a heavy winner in the ribs category states openly he doesn’t like his competition ribs. He prefers his Texas style with just salt and pepper and heavy post-oak smoke. Aaron Franklin…

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