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Bbq Pitmasters

7 Restaurants That Will Make Your Eyes Drool

Matthew Kourie | Posted 11.09.2015 | Taste
Matthew Kourie

From classic pubs to gastropubs and smoking good BBQ, Long Island, NY is slowly but surely blending its food culture with the neighboring boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens and NYC. Sometimes you can get that variety of style in just one town.

How Some of the World's Greatest Pitmasters Got to Cook for 5,000 U.S. Soldiers in Kuwait

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 09.06.2014 | Politics
Jeryl Brunner

It was the first time that the military allowed an organization outside the military to cook for so many soldiers and marines.

5 Barbecue Tips From the Masters

Ali Rosen | Posted 08.10.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Everyone thinks they can grill -- but can you barbecue? For some it's a right of passage, for others it means going out to the best BBQ spot in town and just giving up on doing it at home.

The Best Barbecue?

Vanessa Martin | Posted 07.26.2013 | Miami

Former Top Chef season 3 contestant and barbecue extraordinaire Howie Kleinberg may have earned the nickname 'Bulldog' for his tough guy attitude on t...

'BBQ Pitmasters' Finale: A Fine Finish As We Pay Cheeky Respect To The Godfather

Meathead | Posted 09.01.2015 | Taste

It was winner-take-all as the five victors from the preliminaries competed for $50,000, the title 'Kingsford BBQ Pitmasters Grand Champion,' and a spot in the Kingsford Invitational.

BBQ Pitmasters Week 5: Finalists Set, But Where Are The Big Guns?

Meathead | Posted 08.25.2012 | Home

That sets up a highly competitive final on July 8 with the pitmasters answering the burning question, who goes home with the $50,000?

'BBQ Pitmasters' Week 4 Review: Is This Traditional Barbecue?

Meathead | Posted 08.18.2012 | Home

Competition barbecue has moved so far from traditional Southern barbecue that it must be considered a style of cooking unto itself, as different from the original as is Korean Barbecue.

BBQ Pitmasters Episode 3: Pulling The Trigger; All According To Script; And Is This Really Blind?

Meathead | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home

Sadly there is little room for creativity in competition barbecue nowadays. If barbecue is part of the culinary arts, then the judges and cooks should take a look at other forms.

The Best Ever 'BBQ Pitmasters'

Meathead | Posted 08.04.2012 | Home

Like a hungry farmer raised on real Southern smoke-roasted pit barbecue, for the last two years this franchise has a been serving me boiled ribs, and when presented with the real deal, I am gobbling it down.

Finally, BBQ Pitmasters Gets It Right

Meathead | Posted 07.31.2012 | Home

After three seasons of practice, BBQ Pitmasters, a reality cooking competition that is decidedly not Top Chef, has finally found the recipe.

BBQ Pitmasters Finals: Whole Hog Cooked Old School On Concrete Pits, a Fitting Finish with $100,000 to a Real Chef From Iowa

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

An old fashioned down home Southern barbecue for a highpoint climax to an uneven series. READ MORE Gaga's Dress Jerky? How to Make Real Beef Jerky Purple Passion Concord Grape Pie