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Soul Food Advisory: Chef D’s in Aurora, Colorado

I picked my dad up at the airport, and on the way home he said that he was hungry. Thanks to Colorado State Senator Rhonda Fields’ Facebook post, I knew about a new soul food place on our route: Chef …
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Congratulations to the Barbecue Hall of Fame’s 2019 Inductees!

From the American Royal Barbecue Hall of Fame: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     CONTACTS May 29, 2019                Will Gregory (AR) / (816) 645-6116 AMERICAN ROYAL ANNOUNCES 2019 INDUCTEES  FOR THE BARBECUE HALL OF FAME® Kansas …
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BBQ Research–East Texas Edition

Eastern Texas barbecue is a sub-regional style that truly deserves more attention. It’s an interesting blend of Creole influences and traditional Texas barbecue. It’s most distinctive elements are beef link sausage and boudin sausage (interestingly spelled “boudain” in many instances). …
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How U.S. Military Troops and Veterans Helped Spread Soul Food Around the World

   Thanks to the award-winning team at Ascender Communications for pulling together another great, short video on soul food history. This one’s about how U.S. military troops and veterans helped spread soul food around the world. Enjoy!

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American Royal Barbecue Hall of Fame Announces 2019 Semi-Finalists

Will Gregory American Royal Public Relations Will@willgregorypr.com 816-645-6116 Kansas City, MO., May 24, 2019 — The American Royal is pleased to announce the Barbecue Hall of Fame® 2019 Top 9 Semi-finalists from this year’s nominees. John “Big Daddy” Bishop, Tuscaloosa, …
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Adrian Miller Joins the Board of the American Royal Barbecue Hall of Fame

I think it only fitting for the first day of “National Barbecue Month” (known to many people as “May”) to I announce that I’m joining the board of the American Royal’s Barbecue Hall of Fame (“ARBBQHoF”). As you may know, …
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BBQ Advisory–Hank’s Texas Barbecue, Denver, Colorado.

I had some free time before a meeting, and hadn’t eaten lunch. I was pretty close to Hank’s Texas Barbecue. I had a lot from friends about this new spot (open for about a month-and-a-half), so I decided to give …
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BBQ Research–Northern Florida (Limited) Edition

 This is always a welcome sign when I roll up to a barbecue joint, and this greeted me at Gilbert’s Social on Amelia Island, Florida. Gilbert’s Social is owned and operated by Chef Kenny Gilbert. I was eager to …
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BBQ Research–Rodney Scott’s BBQ, Charleston, SC

  I’ve long been a fan of Rodney Scott since I learned about him more than a decade ago through the Southern Foodways Alliance. I’ve been to his family’s restaurant in Hemingway, South Carolina a few times. When I decided …
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BBQ Research–North Carolina Edition

After doing my The President’s Kitchen Cabinet event at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture in Charlotte, North Carolina, I took a couple of days to visit some select African American-owned barbecue joints in North Carolina. …
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