BBQ Interview Series - Kevin's BBQ Joints

BBQ Interview Series - Kevin's BBQ Joints

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A BBQ Interview Series by Kevin’s BBQ Joints focusing on personalities in the BBQ, meat and food world. We dive deep into their history, current projects, and more importantly their passion for BBQ and meat.
- 113 - Jimmy Daniel (JD) - Primitive Pits - Georgia
Feb 23 • 53 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Jimmy Daniel (JD) from Primitive Pits in Cumming, Georgia. They talk about his background cooking BBQ, his time spent in the music and sound world, the restaurant that he and his wife opened and sold, and the early days of…
- 112 - Michael Wyont - Flores Barbecue - Fort Worth, TX
Feb 19 • 72 min
In this episode I chat with Michael Wyont from Flores Barbecue in Fort Worth, Texas. We talk about his early days in San Marcos, his opening in Whitney and everything about that location and it’s growth, to their new plans of opening in Fort Worth.…
- 111 - Dennis Roach - El Cucaracho Smokers - Saginaw, Texas
Feb 13 • 31 min
In this episode Kevin gets a chance to chat with Dennis Roach from El Cucaracho Smokers in Saginaw, Texas. They talk about Dennis’ background, including growing up in Texas, welding and building, his time at Owens Corning, and what made him take the jump…
- 110 - Hugh Mangum - Mighty Quinn’s BBQ - New York
Feb 12 • 61 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Hugh Mangum from Mighty Quinn’s BBQ in New York. They chat about his early days in music and how he made the transition to the culinary world. From there they talk extensively about how that in turn became BBQ and the…
- 109 - Ken Goodman - Food & Music Photographer - NYC
Feb 1 • 32 min
In this episode I chat with Ken Goodman, a Food & Music Photographer from NYC. We talk about his background, how he was involved in the culinary world and how being on a BBQ team with fellow chefs and BBQ fans Andy Husbands and Chris Hart paved the way…
- 108 - Pat Martin - Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint - Tennessee
Jan 29 • 46 min
In this Episode, sponsored by The Smoke Sheet is…Barbecue News Worth Consuming, Kevin chat’s with Pat Martin from Martin’s Bar-B-Que in Tennessee. They go deeply in Pat’s background, the struggles and challenges in opening his first restaurant and things…
- 107 - Daniel Castillo - Heritage Barbecue - Orange County, CA
Jan 25 • 27 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Daniel Castillo from Heritage Barbecue in Orange County, California. Daniel is doing central Texas style BBQ, but with his unique spin on it. He pop-ups at breweries around Orange County and pairs with that brewery to…
- 106 - Shedon Mason - Mason Barbecue - Great Falls, Montana
Jan 23 • 63 min
In this episode from late November 2018 Kevin chats with Sheldon Mason from Mason Barbecue in Great Falls, Montana about his upbringing, being a member of the Air Force and working on the Minuteman 3 missiles in Montana, his falling in love with central…
- 105 - 10 Minutes With Leonard Botello IV - Truth BBQ
Jan 21 • 16 min
In this episode of ‘10 Minutes With’ I talk with Leonard Botello IV about opening up his 2nd location in Houston, Texas. The restaurant officially opened on Saturday January 19th and we did this interview about a week or so before as at the time the…
- 104 - 10 Minutes With Matt Pittman - Meat Church BBQ
Jan 17 • 18 min
In this episode of ‘10 Minutes With’ I chat with Matt Pittman from Meat Church BBQ about his flagship retail store opening soon in Waxahachie Texas. Learn about the size, location, design, and what he’ll be carrying there as well info on special events…
- 103 - 10 Minutes With Matt Horn - Horn Barbecue - Oakland, CA
Jan 14 • 14 min
In this episode of ‘10 Minutes With’ Kevin chats with Matt Horn from Horn Barbecue in Oakland, California. We talk about his incredible 2018, including a very special moment where he got to cook inside AT&T Park(I think it’s recently renamed to Oracle…
- 102 - Brendan Lamb - Smiley’s Barbecue - Fort Worth, Texas
Jan 13 • 35 min
EPISODE 84: In this episode Kevin chats with Brendan Lamb from Smiley’s Barbecue in Fort Worth, Texas about his new projects which include a sit down restaurant as well as providing BBQ for Library Bar in Worth Worth. We talk about his background, living…
- 101 - 10 Minutes With Moo’s Craft Barbecue - Los Angeles
Jan 9 • 25 min
In this episode of ‘10 Minutes With’ Kevin talks with Michelle and Andrew Munoz about their roller coaster 2018 which culminated in their getting a new smoker(actually two 500 gallon smokers in one unit) and signing up to do Smorgasburg Los Angeles every…
100 - John Vergos - Charlie Vergos Rendezvous - Memphis, TN
Jan 6 • 39 min
EPISODE 83: In this episode Kevin chats with John Vergos from Charlie Vergos Rendezvous in Memphis, Tennessee. We talk in detail about the restaurant’s history, starting with his father, Charlie Vergos, opening in the restaurant in 1948, the evolution of…
99 - 10 Minutes With Adrian Miller - Soul Food Scholar
Jan 4 • 13 min
In this episode of ‘10 Minutes With’ Kevin talk’s with Adrian Miller, the Soul Food Scholar. They focus on his new project about past and present African America BBQ joints. The book is tentatively titled ‘Black Smoke’. He is traveling around the United…
- 98 - Roger Mooking - Man Fire Food - The Cooking Channel
Dec 31, 2018 • 18 min
EPISODE 82: In this Kevin chats with Roger Mooking from the Cooking Channel’s Man Fire Food. We talk about his upbringing, his extensive culinary background, his early days in food TV, how Man Fire Food began as well as how it’s grown over the years, his…
- 97 - 10 Minutes With Arnis Robbins - Evie Mae’s Pit Barbeque - Wolfforth, Texas
Dec 26, 2018 • 20 min
In this episode of ‘10 Minutes With’ Kevin chat’s with Arnis Robbins from Evie Mae’s Pit Barbeque in Wolfforth Texas about their smoker business EM Smokers, specifically why they focus on reverse flow smokers, as well as their new shipping business where…
- 96 - Sunny Moberg - Moberg Smokers
Dec 23, 2018 • 45 min
EPISODE 81: In this episode Kevin chat’s with Sunny Moberg from Moberg Smokers. We talk about the first thing he welded, what he did before starting the smoker business, how the smoker business came to fruition, how he learned how to properly market that…
- 95 - George Motz - Hamburger Expert - Author of Hamburger America
Dec 17, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode Kevin chat’s with the hamburger expert George Motz about all things…hamburger. We get into his background, what inspired him to do his first documentary on hamburgers, his book and subsequent books, the history of hamburgers, favorite…
- 94 - 10 Minutes With Scott Moore - Tejas Market & Deli - Tomball, Texas
Dec 13, 2018 • 18 min
In this episode of ‘10 Minutes With’ Kevin chat’s with Scott Moore about the newly opened Tejas Market and Deli adjacent to Tejas Chocolate and Barbecue in Tomball, Texas. We discuss all of the NEW options that this market and deli will feature as well as…
- 93 - Joe Heitzeberg - Crowd Cow - Craft Meat
Dec 11, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode I chat with Joe Heitzeberg from Crowd Cow (https://www.crowdcow.com). We discuss his background, how Crowd Cow came to fruition, what exactly Crowd Cow is(especially the relationships with farmers), what it has grown to become, and we…
- 92 - 10 Minutes With Jordan Jackson - Bodacious Bar-B-Q
Dec 9, 2018 • 9 min
In this premiere episode of 10 Minutes with I sit down with Jordan Jackson to discuss the re-opening of the Bodacious Location in Gladewater, Texas. We get into the changes made from previous management, the menu, hours, and specials.Jordan also talks…
- 91 - AMY MILLS - 17th Street BBQ Talks About Their Incredible BBQ Classes
Dec 8, 2018 • 21 min
In this episode Kevin chat’s with Amy Mills from 17th Street Barbecue in Murphysboro, Illinois about their incredible BBQ classes that they put on twice a year. From the upcoming January 21/22nd 2019 Whole Hog Extravaganza/Brisket Bonanza/BBQ MBA seminar…
- 90 - Rodney Scott - Rodney Scott’s BBQ - Charleston, South Carolina
Dec 4, 2018 • 22 min
In this episode I get a chance to sit down with Rodney Scott of Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog BBQ in Charleston, South Carolina about his early days(11 years old to be exact) cooking whole hog barbecue, how the business grew over those early years with a write…
- 89 - Dan & Katie Misuraca - Red White & Que Smokehouse - Kearny, New Jersey
Nov 30, 2018 • 58 min
In this episode Kevin chat’s with Dan and Katie Misuraca from Red White & Que Smokehouse in Kearny, New Jersey. We discuss their early days. From Dan in the Marines to Katie and he meeting (and falling in love) working for Journeys, to the early days…
88 - Joey Victorian - Victorian’s Barbecue - Houston, Texas
Nov 26, 2018 • 50 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Joey Victorian from Victorian’s Barbecue in Houston, Texas about his background(both in Houston and Louisiana), his fiddle playing, his time in the competition BBQ world, opening his trailer, and his plans on opening a…
- 87 - Tom Micklethwait - Micklethwait Craft Meats - Austin, Texas
Nov 21, 2018 • 10 min
EPISOD 76: In this short episode I chat with Tom Micklethwait from Micklethwait Craft Meats about his background, the early days of his trailer, the at times eclectic menu, what time is best to get there to make sure you get to try all their meats, how to…
- 86 - Mike Johnson - SugarFire Smokehouse - St. Louis, MO
Nov 20, 2018 • 50 min
EPISODE 75: In this episode I talk with Mike Johnson from SugarFire Smokehouse and Hi Pointe Drive In in St. Louis, MO about his early days in fine dining, the first restaurants he opened(some successful, some not), how he started SugarFire and grew it…
- 85 - Chef Curtis Stone - Gwen Butcher Shop & Restaurant
Nov 14, 2018 • 20 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Chef Curtis Stone(from Los Angeles restaurants Gwen Butcher Shop & Restaurant and Maude) about his history, how he came to live in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles food scene when he arrived, how he got into butchery and…
- 84 - Andy Wang - Food Writer - Food & Wine Magazine
Nov 12, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Andy Wang, a food writer, who currently writes for for Food & Wine Magazine, about BBQ and Meat restaurants/dishes in and around Los Angeles. We start with his background in Texas, move to New York, and finally the way…
- 83 - Jeffrey Hobbs - The Slow Bone - Dallas, Texas
Nov 5, 2018 • 21 min
In this episode Kevin chat’s with Jeffrey Hobbs from The Slow Bone in Dallas, Texas about his background, coming on board with The Slow Bone and moving from chef to pit boss, his learning curve to cooking BBQ the way he wanted to, their incredible, must…
- 82 - Dusty Miller - Miller’s Smokehouse - Belton, Texas
Nov 2, 2018 • 27 min
In this episode I chat with Dusty Miller from Miller’s Smokehouse in Belton, Texas about his background, his family’s deer processing business which transitioned to a small BBQ business, which in turn became what Miller’s Smokehouse is today. Not only do…
- 81 - Jill Grobowsky Bergus - Lockhart Smokehouse - Dallas, Texas
Oct 29, 2018 • 27 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Jill Grobowsky Bergus from Lockhart Smokehouse in Dallas, Texas about her and her husband’s transition from the corporate world to owning a restaurant, her family’s history in Texas BBQ, the unique menu items they carry,…
BBQ - 80 - Lawrence La Pianta - Cherry St. Bar-B-Que - Toronto, Canada
Oct 25, 2018 • 46 min
In this episode Kevin chat’s with Lawrence La Pianta, owner and pitmaster of Cherry St. Bar-B-Que in Toronto, Canada. We chat about his background, his journey’s to 17th Street BBQ in Murphysboro, IL for BBQ classes, the Big Apple BBQ Block Party, opening…
- 79 - Southern Living’s Robert Moss Talks The South’s Top 50 BBQ Joints
Oct 22, 2018 • 71 min
In this episode Kevin talks in depth with food writer, culinary historian, and contributing BBQ Editor for Southern Living Robert Moss about the rest Top 50 BBQ List that he produced. They go into detail about the thought process behind it, the criteria,…
- 78 - Ryan Cooper - BBQ Tourist
Oct 19, 2018 • 49 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Ryan Cooper @BBQTourist, a Cultural Geographer, about his travels to BBQ joints for his site to BBQ Tourist which celebrates the best BBQ in the U.S. Sign up for The Smoke Sheet newsletter here:…
- 77 - Joe Zavala Jr. - Zavala’s Barbecue - Grand Prairie, Texas
Oct 15, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Joe Zavala Jr. from Zavala’s Barbecue in Grand Prairie, Texas about his upbringing(that included a lot of BBQ), his drive to open on a pop up basis, how to order, the incredible and at times unique BBQ they are serving, 44…
- 76 - Pat Sharpe, Executive Editor and Food Writer for Texas Monthly Magazine
Oct 10, 2018 • 69 min
In this episode I chat with Pat Sharpe, Executive Editor and Food Writer for Texas Monthly Magazine about her background, what she did before working at Texas Monthly, how she got the job and her early assignments, but mostly we go deeply into the BBQ…
- 75 - BBQ City Guide - NASHVILLE by Chris Chamberlain - The Southern Foodie
Oct 8, 2018 • 26 min
n this episode of BBQ City Guide, author Chris Chamberlain takes us on a tour of Nashville to the in town and just outside of town must visit locations. Check out articles by Chris here Check out a YouTube version of this here Kevin’s BBQ Joints on…
- 74 - David Sandusky - Beast Craft BBQ Co. - Belleville, IL
Oct 5, 2018 • 47 min
In this episode Kevin chats with David Sandusky from Beast Craft BBQ Co. in St. Louis, Illinois about his background, St. Louis BBQ, how he created Beast Craft BBQ, his culinary vision, his new restaurant, and much, much more. Check out all things Beast…
- 73 - Brett Boren - Brett’s Backyard Bar-B-Que - Rockdale, Texas
Oct 4, 2018 • 49 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Brett Boren from Brett’s Backyard Bar-B-Que in Rockdale, Texas. They talk about Brett’s background which includes his life outside of the United States, his time in Round Rock, playing soccer, his love for Texas BBQ, his…
- 72 - Christian Stevenson - DJ BBQ
Oct 2, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Christian Stevenson(a.k.a DJ BBQ) about his history, his move to England, BBQ, meat, music, skating, snowboarding, Jamiroquai, his YouTube channel, Jamie Oliver, and about grabbing life by the nape of the neck. Check out…
- 71 - Esaul Ramos - 2M Smokehouse BBQ - San Antonio, Texas
Sep 28, 2018 • 29 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Esaul Ramos from 2M Smokehouse BBQ in San Antonio, Texas about his background(which wasn’t in BBQ or food), his stint at la Barbecue and working with John Lewis, and then struggles and challenges in opening his own spot in…
- 70 - J.C. Reid - Barbecue Columnist - Houston Chronicle
Sep 26, 2018 • 48 min
In this episode Kevin chats with J.C. Reid the Barbecue Columnist for the Houston Chronicle about his background, all things Houston BBQ, Los Angeles BBQ, his BBQ State of Mind Podcast, and the Houston BBQ Festival which he co-runs. Check out all J.C’s…
- 69 - Wes Griffiths - Bovine & Swine Barbecue Co. - Australia
Sep 24, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Wes Griffiths from Bovine & Swine Barbecue Co. in New South Wales, Australia about his background, how he got into Texas style BBQ, his journey to opening his insanely popular BBQ joint Bovine & Swine and everything along…
- 68 - Lance Kirkpatrick - Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew and The Switch
Sep 21, 2018 • 20 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Lance Kirkpatrick from Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew and The Switch about his background, time spent at Louie Mueller BBQ in Taylor, how he and Shane Stiles started up Stiles Switch BBQ, and what his philosphy in regards to the…
- 67 - EAST TEXAS BBQ City Guide by Chase Colston - Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival
Sep 19, 2018 • 26 min
In this episode of BBQ City Guide Kevin chats with Chase Colston from the Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival about where to go in East Texas. Check out all things Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival here See a YouTube version of this here Kevin’s BBQ Joints on…
- 66 - Miguel Vidal - Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ - Austin, Texas
Sep 17, 2018 • 57 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Miguel Vidal from Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ to discuss his history, his passion and mindset going into opening his new restaurant, the care that he and Modesty put into the menu and experience, and future brick and mortar…
- 65 - Greg Rempe - The BBQ Central Show
Sep 15, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Greg Rempe from The BBQ Central Show about his life prior to his successful BBQ show, how the show began, how he runs it day to day, along with going in depth on specific episodes, his passion, and Cleveland BBQ. Check out…
- 64 - Rashad Jones - Big Lee’s - Serious About Barbecue - Ocala, Florida
Sep 14, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Rashad Jones from Big Lee’s Serious About Barbecue in Ocala Florida about his journey, his BBQ epiphany, the method to open up his food truck/trailer, passion, and his time spent with Guy Fieri on Guys Big Project which…
- 63 - Scott Roberts - The Salt Lick BBQ - Driftwood, Texas
Sep 12, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Scott Roberts from The Salt Lick BBQ in Driftwood, Texas about his history, how his father started the restaurant, how it grew, but always stayed true to it’s values, their cooking and smoking process, and about their…
- 62 - BBQ City Guide SAN ANTONIO by Chuck Blount - San Antonio Express News
Sep 10, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode Chuck Blount gives us a detailed guide on where to go for BBQ if you’re going for a BBQ run in San Antonio. 52 Weeks of BBQ: https://www.expressnews.com/bbq/ Chuck’s Food Shack: https://www.expressnews.com/food/chuc… BBQ Joints Featured:…
- 61 - Tim Mikeska - Mikeska Brands Texas Bar-B-Q - Taylor, TX
Sep 7, 2018 • 43 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Tim Mikeska of Mikeska Brands Texas Bar-B-Q in Taylor, Texas about his history, meat science, his family’s BBQ and catering businesses, his current wholesale sausage and BBQ business, and so much more. Check out all things…
- 60 - Matt Vicedomini - Matt’s BBQ - Portland, Oregon
Sep 5, 2018 • 20 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Matt Vicedomini from Matt’s BBQ in Portland, Oregon to discuss his road form New York to Australia to Portland. How he got his passion for Texas style BBQ and how his success slowly grew as word of mouth spread. We also…
- 59 - Russell Roegels - Roegels Barbecue - Houston, Texas
Sep 4, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Russell Rogels from Roegels Barbecue in Houston, Texas about his history, how he turned his Baker’s Ribs into one of the top 50 BBQ joints in Texas, to his passion for BBQ, food, customer service, and traveling around…
- 58 - Aaron Siegel - Home Team BBQ - South Carolina
Aug 31, 2018 • 34 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Aaron Siegel from Home Team BBQ with locations in South Carolina(Charleston, West Ashley, and Sullivan’s Island) and Colorado(Aspen). We go deeply into his culinary background, how he started Home Team BBQ, restaurant…
- 57 - Patrick Feges - Feges BBQ - Houston, Texas
Aug 30, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Patrick Feges from Feges BBQ right before he opened their new spot in Greenway Plaza. We get into his history, his and his wife Erin’s culinary background, how he started cooking BBQ, his passion for all things BBQ and…
- 56 - Bryan Bingham - Bodacious Bar-B-Q on Mobberly
Aug 29, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Bryan Bingham about his background, his first days at Bodacious Bar-B-Q, his learning curve at the restaurant, and what it’s like to work at a Top 4 Texas BBQ Joint. Follow Bryan on Twitter here Follow Bryan on Intagram…
- 55 - Charlie McKenna - Lillie’s Q - Chicago, Illinois
Aug 28, 2018 • 22 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Charlie McKenna from Lillie’s Q in Chicago, Illinois about his culinary background, his BBQ team, his BBQ restaurants, sauces and other incredible products, as well as his love an passion for all things BBQ and food. Check…
- 54 - Scott Holmes - Little Miss BBQ - Phoenix, Arizona
Aug 27, 2018 • 37 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Scott Holmes from Little Miss BBQ in Phoenix, Arizona about his background, how he fell in love with Texas style BBQ, opening his spot in an area that wasn’t familiar with that style of BBQ, the success, lines, how to…
- 53 - Reid Guess - Guess Family Barbecue - Waco, Texas
Aug 24, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode recorded before Thanksgiving 2017, Kevin sits down with Reid Guess from Guess Family Barbecue in Waco, Texas. They chat about Reid’s road to opening the trailer, what the response was and how his fan base has been slowing growing as well…
- 52 - Kent and Barrett Black - Black’s BBQ - Lockhart, Texas
Aug 22, 2018 • 50 min
Kevin sits down with Kent and Barrett Black from the iconic Black’s BBQ in Lockhart, Texas to chat about their history, the BBQ joint’s history including their family history and progressive drive of the elder Black’s BBQ family, their transition from…
- 51 - Dylan Taylor - Taylor Barbecue
Aug 20, 2018 • 39 min
Kevin sits down with Dylan Taylor from Taylor Barbecue about his background, his time at Terry Black’s Barbecue, la Barbecue, Truth BBQ, Bodacious Bar-B-Q, and 2M Smokehouse as well as new catering business, Taylor Barbecue that includes BBQ classes.…
EP - 50 - Matt Horn - Horn Barbecue - Oakland, California
Aug 19, 2018 • 29 min
Kevin sits down with Matt Horn from Horn Barbecue from Oakland, California to discuss his background, how he fell in love with BBQ, his trips to Austin and the surrounding area with renowned BBQ photographer Robert Jacob Lerma, his pop-ups, and most…
- 49 - Clay Cowgill - Snow’s BBQ - Lexington, Texas
Aug 19, 2018 • 21 min
Kevin sits down with Clay Cowgill from Snow’s BBQ to talk about his background, how he got the job at Snow’s BBQ, the first night he cooked by himself, what it was like when the Texas Monthly BBQ Top 50 list came out, and some great insight into having…
- 48 - Chris Lilly - Big Bob Gibson BBQ - Decatur, Alabama
Aug 17, 2018 • 20 min
Kevin sits down with Chris Lilly of Big Bob Gibson BBQ in Decatur, Alabama to discuss his history, the history of their family restaurant, about his BBQ team and their 6 grand championships, as well as what the BBQ community means to him. Check out all…
- 47 - Barry Sorkin - Smoque BBQ - Chicago, Illinois
Aug 15, 2018 • 27 min
Kevin sits down with Barry Sorkin from Smoque BBQ in Chicago, Illinois about his history, about opening a Texas style BBQ joint in Chicago and what is was like as their success grew, about appearing on one of the first episodes of Diners, Drive-ins, and…
- 46 - Adam Skelly - Adamson Barbecue - Toronto, Canada
Aug 13, 2018 • 19 min
Kevin sits down with Adam Skelly from Adamson Barbecue in Toronto, Canada about his background, how shoe string they were at the beginning, how the momemtum grew, and how they are now an incredibly successful Central Texas style BBQ joint in a warehouse…
45 - Robert Jacob Lerma - BBQ Photographer
Aug 10, 2018 • 34 min
Kevin sits down with the incredible photographer Robert Jacob Lerma to discuss his dual business life, how he got started in photography, what made him fall in love with BBQ joints and photographing that world, and what lies ahead for hi. Check out all…
44 - Andy Husbands - The Smoke Shop BBQ - Massachusetts
Aug 8, 2018 • 26 min
Kevin sits down with Andy Husbands to chat about his history, his competition BBQ team, the multiple The Smoke Shop BBQ locations in depth, and passion when it comes to life, food, and BBQ. Check out The Smoke Shop BBQ here See the YouTube version here…
43 - Jimmy Ho - The Smoking Ho
Aug 6, 2018 • 46 min
Kevin sits down with Jimmy Ho(The Smokin Ho) about his background, his early blogging career, the moment that BBQ became so important in his life, and about his travels throughout Texas to eat and document BBQ. Check out Jimmy’s blog here See the YouTube…
42 - Tyler Frazer - Tyler’s Barbeque - Amarillo, Texas
Aug 3, 2018 • 34 min
Kevin sits down with Tyler Frazer from Tyler’s Barbeque in Amarillo, Texas to talk about his history, his massive BBQ cooks before opening his restaurant, his struggles opening his restaurant and those early days, to getting on the Texas Monthy Top 50…
41 - Michael Black - Terry Black’s BBQ - Austin, Texas
Aug 1, 2018 • 16 min
Kevin sits down with Michael Black from Terry Black’s BBQ in Austin, Texas to talk about his history, the build up and opening of their huge spot in Austin as well as how they are able to feed so many people with the incredibly long hours they are open.…
40 - SOUTH CAROLINA - BBQ City Guide by Robert Moss
Jul 30, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode Kevin sits down with Food Writer & Culinary Historian Robert F. Moss who provides a detailed BBQ guide for the region. Check out all things Robert Moss here Check out Robert on Instagram here Check out Robert on Twitter here See a YouTube…
39 - Andrew Martinez and Bryan Norton - Tales from the Pits - Texas BBQ Podcast
Jul 27, 2018 • 53 min
In this episode Kevin sits down with Bryan Norton and Andrew Martinez from the incredible Texas BBQ Podcast, Tales form the Pits. They discuss their backgrounds, how they met and forged a friendship that moved them towards starting the podcast. We get…
38 - Israel Eidelman - Izzy’s Brooklyn Smokehouse - Kosher BBQ - New York
Jul 25, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode Kevin sits down with Israel Eidelman from Izzy’s Brooklyn Smokehouse. He owns and runs a Kosher BBQ Joint in Brooklyn. Get a chance to hear his background, how he fell in love with Texas Style BBQ(but couldn’t eat it) and how he came to…
37 - Carey Bringle - Peg Leg Porker - Nashville, Tennessee
Jul 24, 2018 • 31 min
In this episode Kevin get’s the chance to sit down with Carey Bringle to talk about Carey’s history, his competition BBQ days, his restaurant, his bourbon, and everything in between. Carey pulls no punches in giving his opinion on the world of BBQ and…
36 - Ray “Dr. BBQ” Lampe
Jul 23, 2018 • 72 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Ray Lampe (aka Dr. BBQ) about his history, the the early days of competition BBQ, his relationships with products, the BBQ family that has grown with and around him, and about his new restaurant, Dr. BBQ, opening in St.…
BBQ EP 35 - Farley Elliott - Senior Editor - Eater Los Angeles
Jul 18, 2018 • 34 min
In this episode Kevin chats Farley Elliott, Senior Editor for Eater Los Angeles and Author of Los Angeles Street Food: A History from Tamaleros to Taco Trucks. We chat about his history, food writing, the evolving Los Angeles BBQ scene. Check out Farley…
34 - Tootsie Tomanetz - Snow’s BBQ - Lexington, Texas
Jul 16, 2018 • 18 min
In this episode Kevin with the always amazing, always humble, and incredible human that is Tootsie Tomaentz from Snow’s BBQ. We go into her history, Snow’s history, and everything in between. Check out all things Snow’s BBQ here See a YouTube version of…
33 - Chip Stamey - Stamey’s Barbecue - Greensboro, North Carolina
Jul 14, 2018 • 26 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Chip Stamey from Stamey’s Barbecue in Greensboro, North Carolina. Check out all things Stamey’s Barbecue here See a YouTube version of this here Kevin’s BBQ Joints on Youtube Kevin’s BBQ Joints on Twitter Kevin’s BBQ…
32 - Mike Hilburger - Shank Brothers BBQ - Brisbane, Australia
Jul 11, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode Kevin chats in detail with Mike Hillburger from Shank Brothers BBQ in Brisbane, Australia about his journey, the Austrailian BBQ Scene, his new show, his pickle business, and so much more. Check out all things Shank Brothers here See a…
31 - NEW YORK - BBQ City Guide by Nick Solares - Meat Life
Jul 9, 2018 • 18 min
In this episode Nick Solares from Meat Life guides us through where to go for BBQ in New York. From new school to old school, Nick gives us not only where to go, but what to order. Of course we get into where to go for steak, prime rib, and burgers. Check…
30 - Arnis Robbins - Evie Mae’s Pit Barbeque - Wollforth, Texas
Jul 6, 2018 • 51 min
In this episode Kevin chats in detail with Arnis Robbins from Evie Mae’s Pit Barbeque about his road to what people call ‘The Franklin Barbecue in Wolfforth’. Arnis speaks about the day he almost shut everything down to discussing his beautiful huge…
29 - Brooke Lewis - The Shed BBQ & Blues Joint - Mississippi
Jul 5, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Brooke Lewis from The Shed BBQ & Blues Joint in Ocean Springs, Mississippi to learn about her and her family’s background, the incredible moments that led up to opending, growing their business and brand, and their…
28 - Thomas Abramowicz - The Beast Paris
Jul 2, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Thomas Abramowicz from Central, Texas style BBq joint The Beast Paris to hear all about his background, his lunch big meeting with Daniel Vaughn and trips to Texas for knowledge, the incredible items they offer and insane…
27 - Todd David - Cattleack Barbeque - Dallas, Texas
Jun 29, 2018 • 49 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Todd David from Cattleack Barbeque to hear all about his background and road to #3 on the Texas Monthly BBQ Top 50, his lunch with Daniel Vaughn, the incredible items they offer and insane specials. You’ll feel you know…
26 - COLORADO BBQ City Guide by Adrian Miller - The Soul Food Scholar
Jun 28, 2018 • 14 min
In this episode The Soul Food Scholar Adrian Miller provides a detailed BBQ City Guide for Colorado. He goes deeping into BBQ joints in Denver, just outside of Denver, and resort towns. Check out all things Adrian Miller here See a YouTube version of this…
25 - Evan LeRoy & Sawyer Lewis - LeRoy and Lewis Barbecue
Jun 27, 2018 • 43 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Sawyler Lewis and Evan LeRoy about their backgrounds, how they teamed up to open their BBQ trailer, the new location and incredible BBQ they are putting out, and what the future holds for them going forward. Check out all…
24 - Steve Dolinsky - ABC7 - Chicago & The Feed Podcast
Jun 26, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Steve Dolinsky from ABC7 Chicago and The Feed Podcast about his history, Chicago BBQ, and other incredible meat spots to hit while visiting Chicago. Check out all things Steve Dolinsky here See a YouTube version of this…
23 - Leonard Botello IV - Truth Barbeque - Brenham, Texas
Jun 22, 2018 • 34 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Leonard Botello about his restaurant Truth Barbeque in Brehnam, Texas, his history, the BBQ world, and what it means to be a top 10 restaurant on the Texas Monthly BBQ list. Check out all things Truth Barbeque here See a…
22 - NORTH CAROLINA BBQ City Guide by John Shelton Reed
Jun 20, 2018 • 20 min
Kevin sits down with John Shelton Reed, sociologist and essayist, author or editor of twenty books, most of them dealing with the contemporary American South, as he guides us through North Carolina for BBQ spots in the major cities as well as way off the…
21 - Johan Fritzell - Holy Smoke BBQ - Sweden
Jun 18, 2018 • 31 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Johan Fritzell from Holy Smoke BBQ in Sweden about his BBQ destination in Sweden, his classes with famous BBQ peronsalities, and his passion and love for all things BBQ. Check out all things Holy Smoke BBQ here See a…
20 - Amy Mills - 17th Street Barbecue - Murphysboro, IL
Jun 15, 2018 • 23 min
Kevin sits down with Amy Mills from the legendary 17th Street Barbecue in Murphysboro, Illinois to talk about her history, the history of 17th Street Barbecue, the BBQ at 17th Street, their OnCue Consulting business and classes, her father, Mike Mills,…
19 - Jordan Jackson - Bodacious Bar-B-Q on Mobberly - Longview, Texas
Jun 13, 2018 • 60 min
Kevin sits down with Jordan Jackson from Bodacious Bar-B-Q on Mobberly in Longview, Texas talk about his history, the history of Bodacious, boudin and sausage making, his pit room, his menu, his amazing specials, and the BBQ world, especially that in…
18 - Kevin Bludso - Bludso Bar & Que - Los Angeles
Jun 12, 2018 • 20 min
Kevin sits down with Kevin Bludso to talk about his history, his famous Compton location, Bludso’s Bar & Que in Hollywood, his Melbourne, Austrailia spot, and what the future holds. Check out all things Bludso’s here Watch this interview on YouTube here…
17 - DALLAS BBQ City Guide by Daniel Vaughn - BBQ Editor Texas Monthly Magazine
Jun 8, 2018 • 31 min
Daniel Vaughn chats with Kevin about where to go for BBQ in the Dallas area. From the most famous to super off the beaten path, this interview will make you want to road trip to Dallas as soon as possible. Watch this interview on YouTube here Kevin’s BBQ…
16 - Chris Fultz & Alex Graf - ZZQ - Texas Craft Barbeque - Richmond, Virginia
Jun 6, 2018 • 45 min
Kevin chats with Alex Graf and Chris Fultz from ZZQ - Texas Craft Barbeque in Richmond Viriginia about their history, their pop ups, and the road to opening their own brick and mortar location. Check out ZZQ - Texas Craft Barbeque here Complete video walk…
15 - Scott Moore - Tejas Chocolate and Barbecue
Jun 4, 2018 • 31 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Scott Moore from Tejas Chocolate and Barbecue in Tomball, Texas. Check out Tejas Chocolate and Barbecue here Watch this interview on YouTube here Kevin’s BBQ Joints on Youtube Kevin’s BBQ Joints on Twitter Kevin’s BBQ…
14 - Johnny Ray Zone - Howlin’ Rays - Los Angeles
Jun 1, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode Kevin chats with Johnny Ray Zone from Howlin’ Rays in Los Angeles, CA. Check out Howlin’ Rays here Watch this interview on YouTube here Kevin’s BBQ Joints on Youtube Kevin’s BBQ Joints on Twitter Kevin’s BBQ Joints on Instagram Kevin’s BBQ…