Big Apple BBQ Block Party

I often ramble on about my love of all things meaty, but I really tested my limits this past Saturday when I gorged myself on all things ‘Que in hundred degree heat at the Big Apple Barbeque event at Madison Square Park. Some girls at school had told me that the lines were insane and that it wasn’t worth the heat stroke, but I braved the sweat-drenched crowds and ate more than my fair share of smoked meat.

I was most excited to try the bbq by Big Bob Gibson’s Pitmaster, Chris Lilly, and Raleigh BBq master Ed Mitchell. After waiting in line for about forty minutes each, I was rewarded with some of the best barbequed pork ever (one was shoulder, the other whole hog). It was phenomenal and a nice meaty treat to break up the sugary dominance of the pastry lessons we’ve been working on at school.

You can check out Off the Broiler’s awesome pictorial of all the yumminess from the Big Apple BBq event here.

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