GREENSBORO, NC (NEWS RELEASE) — “Good ‘cue comes from good people.” So begins the 36-page feature on North Carolina barbecue in Our State magazine’s September issue.
Based largely on “Bob Garner’s Book of Barbecue,” the story features 10 restaurants that are part of his ‘North Carolina Classics,’ those with strong lineage and historical significance as well as fantastic food.
The ‘North Carolina Classics’ featured in Our State include: Allen & Son Barbecue, Chapel Hill; Bridges Barbecue, Shelby; B’s Barbecue, Greenville; Lexington Barbecue, Lexington; Little Richards Barbecue, Winston-Salem; The Pit, Raleigh; Short Sugar’s Pit Barbecue, Reidsville; Skylight Inn, Ayden; Stamey’s, Greensboro; and Wilber’s Barbecue in Goldsboro. (No BBQ restaurants from the Cape Fear area were included.)
The feature includes a portrait gallery of all the restaurants’ owners or the Kings of Barbecue, photography of a plate of classic ‘cue from each place, and a story of all the people who contribute to making these ‘North Carolina Classics.”
To read more about North Carolina barbecue, pick up the September issue of Our State at bookstores and on newsstands across the state or visit ourstate.com for a sneak peak of the September issue.