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Ferris Wheelers Is A Fantastic Meat Ride

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A serious player in the Dallas BBQ business recently popped up with Doug Pickering at the helm. You may recall Pickering from Work in Deep Ellum where he plied his trade well serving up turkey, sausages briskets and ribs, all the BBQ staples, but he has upped his game tremendously at Ferris Wheelers Backyard & BBQ where beer, BBQ and a 50 foot Ferris Wheel are the main attractions.  Continue reading

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Singing Praises of Off The Bone

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We often receive notes from readers dropping praises of their favorite BBQ haunts across the city where BBQ generally sleeps once the days brisket has been sold out at 1pm. However, for today, we bring you a spot that doesn’t sleep easily when there’s ribs to be smoked.         Continue reading

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Be A Little Piggy At North Main Barbecue

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In the land of buffets we tend to stay clear, but there is one super hot spot you will wish to sample everything – and in abundance.  BBQ can be difficult to monitor unless you have a steady stream of guests filing through, often waiting for the next slice of brisket to fall of onto the line, or a rack of ribs to be hacked into submission. North Main Barbecue stays very busy and for good reason, they have decent BBQ. Continue reading

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18th & Vine BBQ Adds New Twists to the Menu for Spring

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18th & Vine BBQ’s Chef/Partner Scott Gottlich of Fruition Hospitality, has added new items for a Spring menu refresh that are unexpected takes on classics.

Located at 4100 Maple Avenue, Gottlich with wife Gina, delivers a unique menu of traditional Kansas City barbeque, smoke inspired dishes and creative cocktails in a comfortable yet casually sophisticated environment for either lunch or dinner. Continue reading

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Passover BBQ April 23


Looking for some Passover fun with friends and family?  Join JCC Dallas for a  kosher Passover BBQ featuring chicken, brisket, chicken fingers,an upscale salad bar, plenty of veggies and desserts April 23rd from 6-9pm.

Adults are $30, but vegetarians and children get a deal. Buy your tickets here.

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WFC Barbecue Saddles Up for Big Debut in Dallas


The World Food Championships (WFC) welcomes back Cowboy Charcoal and Western Premium BBQ Products (part of the Duraflame Inc. family of brands) as the co-presenting sponsors of the 2019 World Barbecue Championship. Cowboy supplies our competitors with all natural, premium quality lump charcoal with long cooking times and real wood flavor. Western Premium BBQ Products supplies our teams with premium kiln dried wood including logs, chunks and wood chips in a wide variety of flavors that they hope to be their secret ingredient that propels their recipes to victory. Continue reading

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Big Al’s Owner Dead at 74

Alvin Darrel Plaskoff, the founder of Big Al’s Smokehouse Barbecue, passed away on Nov. 24 at the age of 74. Succeeded by his family, who will continue running the business he started in 1973, Plaskoff leaves behind a legacy of multiple entrepreneurial and communal successes.

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