Skylight Inn, known to the locals as Pete Jones’ BBQ, has been cooking whole hogs over wood since 1947. Pete Jones opened in the summer of that year at age 17. Since that time the Skylight Inn has become a standard in eastern NC barbecue. Known for its rich family history and unwavering dedication to cooking Barbecue the old fashion way (with wood), the Skylight Inn has stayed true to its roots.
On New Years Day 1964, a Fayetteville native named Herman Tuck opened what we know today as Herman's Ribhouse. The menu had nine choices on it, "Rack O'Ribs, Plate O'Ribs, BBQ Chicken, a large T-bone and five sandwiches. A large aquarium adorned the room and the bare walls quickly filled up with pictures of Herman's Fans.
Join the Illinois BBQ Alliance for Autumn Smoke, a gastronomy of Chicago barbecue. Join the alliance as we eat, discuss barbecue, drink craft beers and raise money for breast cancer. Dinner will be served by ten local Chicago BBQ restaurants and chefs, listed below.
The Shaved Duck is proud to be a go-to spot in the Lou for local craft beers, while also boasting impressive selections from the rest of America's thriving artisan beer scene. With four rotating tap handles and dozens of bottles beauties, you are sure to find something you like.. and a lot of things you probably don't know you like.
Payne's, despite the unassuming location and bare bones interior, serves up the best bbq pork sandwich you'll ever eat. between the buns is a heaping serving of smoked chopped (not pulled) pork with pieces of the crunchy bark mixed in , topped with that signature, fabulous Memphis-style mustard based cole slaw and their delectable house based slaw.
Despite what you may have heard the best place to eat barbecue in Saint Louis is Bogart's Smokehouse. The first place I take friends and family who visit and want to try some good ol' BBQ. When you enter you really feel like you're in a down-home kind of place with their wooden chairs, old-fashioned box TVs, and country music.