Pitmasters from all over the country descended on Madison Square Park this weekend for the city's annual celebration of smoked meats. The 11th annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party again netted massive crowds for two days of pulled pork, beef brisket, and rack of ribs, plus an array of cooking demon ... More >>
Pork pulled from the whole hog from Ed Mitchell's, Wilson and Raleigh, NC. Put the slaw on the sandwich! We have many things to thank the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party for, now in its 10th year. A decade ago, it got the ball rolling for barbecue in NYC, and is partly responsible for our fair city ... More >>
Sarah DiGregorioNo Big Bob Gibson's pulled pork shoulder for you.Now that the flames of controversy surrounding the San Gennaro Festival have died down, they've been ignited by another open-air festival of hedonistic consumption, the Big Apple BBQ Block Party.
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Sarah DiGregorioBig Bob Gibson's pulled pork.Anticipation for the eighth-annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Partybegan growing back in February when this year's dates were announced. Now, with less than a month remaining until the blow-out, which takes place June 12-13, the pitmaster line-up is ... More >>
Pulled pork from Big Bob Gibson The Eighth Annual Big Apple Barbecue Block party will return to Madison Square Park this summer, on June 12th and 13th. The event has become so crowded that it feels like a sauce-splattered cattle drive, but it remains one of the best food events in the city f ... More >>
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The Feedbag goes to the Big Apple Barbeque Block Party from The-Feedbag on Vimeo. If you're not sick of the Big Apple BBQ Block Party post-mortems yet, check out The Feedbag's Josh Ozersky wandering the meaty aisles. Looks like he agrees with us that Big Bob Gibson's pork shoulder was the one to be ... More >>
Big Bob Gibson's pulled pork shoulder We checked out the Big Apple BBQ Block Party yesterday, and sampled barbecue from four spots: Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint (Tennessee), The Salt Lick BBQ (Texas), Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q (Alabama) and Pappy's Smokehouse (Missouri). We avoided NYC barbecue for the o ... More >>
The Big Apple Barbecue Block Party has grown to be one of the great culinary events of the summer. This year the 7th annual edition will be held on June 13th and June 14th in Madison Square, from 11 am till 7 pm, which is two hours longer than the previous year. As usual, the collection of barbecues ... More >>
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