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Ferris Wheelers Is A Fantastic Meat Ride

DSC02382by Steven Doyle

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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Ferris Wheelers Opens Soon in Design District

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Dallas will soon be home to a one-of-a-kind BBQ restaurant created in the image of a true Texan.

 Imagine Big Tex chowing down on some mouthwatering Texas BBQ with a local craft beer in-hand and live country music playing in the background. Now take that image and add in a 50-foot running Ferris wheelThe result is Ferris Wheelers. (Yes, you can actually ride on it!) Continue reading

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Grilling Properly With Doug Pickering

DSC01825by Steven Doyle

Last evening pitmaster Doug Pickering invited a group of guests into his Highland Park home for his very first bbq class. You recall Pickering from his stint at WORK. He appeared to be an overnight sensation, but has worked years at his craft perfecting his delicious take on ‘cue. Last evening Doug was joined by his long time friend and chef Scott Townend, formerly at Village Kitchen, but has a glorious resume working with some of the best chefs this country has to offer. What a delight to work hands on with these two talents. The pair have been collaborating on catering as of late, and have been invited into some pretty amazing homes recently to perform their duties in a big way.    Continue reading

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Sharpen Your Grill Skill With Doug Pickering

doug1by Steven Doyle

I know you have not forgotten about pitmaster Doug Pickering who ran his catering business out of the now shuttered WORK in Deep Ellum. While we are all awaiting the announcement of his latest venture, you can get an up close and personal view of his techniques by checking out one of Doug’s grilling classes. This is a pretty neat way to sharpen your skills before summer hits.

Doug will be offering BGE School to the public at his home or yours. He will cover proper charcoal/wood loading techniques, in additional a full tutorial on the proper way to cook/trim/prep a brisket, and ribs, and of course you will get a full lesson on the art of ‪BBQ. Now is the time to act as the weather gets hotter you will lose your desire to perfect the grill.   Continue reading

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Works Last Hurrah Today

pickering1by Steven Doyle

You might have seen our breaking story that Work is closing its doors for a re-do. Until that “night club” opens, the pitmaster Doug Pickering is slinging burnt ends, ribs and brisket today starting at 12:30 for lunch. Head over and get in on this last hurrah.

I am sure you want meat-mouth for the rest of the day. Go and enjoy. Work is located at 2618 on Elm in Deep Ellum.

 

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Breaking: Deep Ellum’s Work Shuttering Saturday, Re-Concepting

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Doug Pickering has announced that he is leaving Work, the Deep Ellum hot spot that has garnered so much attention with the work of Pickering’s BBQ finesse. with that news, Work will be shuttering this Saturday for a re-concept to a night club/ lounge.   Continue reading

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Eat Me: Burnt Ends At Work

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by Steven Doyle

Only sold once a week, the burnt ends at Work in Deep Ellum are well worth waiting for. Sold only on Thursdays at the restaurant, you can also find some silken brisket every day of the week. If you should decide to brave the lines for the burnt ends, know that they sell quickly, and you may wish to be first in line when the restaurant opens. Best bet for acquiring the burnt ends? Become best friends with pitmaster, Doug Pickering.    Continue reading

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