Chuck Averwater explains the revolutionary design of his Stacker Rib Smoker to a couple of BBQ enthusiasts during Memphis In May. One of the truly amazing opportunities I got while attending Memphis In May was a chance to spend some time with Chuck Averwater owner »» Continue reading »»
Knowing that I risk the wrath of the Elvis faithful, let me honest and upfront with something. I just don’t get Elvis Presley. I can now say that after spending three hours at Graceland I get Elvis better than I did before. And before all »» Continue reading »»
Another of the great aspects of attending Memphis In May was the chance to put a face with a name and a blog. I got a chance to meet Robyn who writes the great Grill Grrrl blog. If you want a woman’s perspective on outdoor »» Continue reading »»
One of the first events I had the pleasure of participating in was the Char-Broil Celebrity Grill-Off. The contest featured several local Memphis radio and television personalities who were paired up with one of Char-Broils guest chefs. The participants were: Steve Conley, Host of »» Continue reading »»
I was able to do a MOINK Ball™ cooking demonstration using the Char-Broil Smoker,Roaster, Grill. It was great to get out there and “perform” before a couple of hundred people.
I’ve had some great thrills here at Memphis In May and one of the best ones was getting to meet Chef John Stage. Chef Stage may not be as well known on the BBQ competition circuit as others but to me he’s a rock star. »» Continue reading »»
I stopped for a minute to get my picture taken again. This sweet lady seems to have taken the knife to my throat” trend to heart. Say hello to Celeste…my wife.
Check out the great video from Char-Broil about the on the Char-Broil Celebrity Grill-Off. Celebrities from local Memphis radio and TV stations participated to raise money for local charities. I was lucky enough to partner with Jay Young of radio station KIX 106 to get »» Continue reading »»
Let me just cut to the chase. Jim ‘N Nick’s was everything, and I do mean everything, I want in a restaurant. Great atmosphere, great service and most importantly outstanding food. And what is most astounding is that this is a chain restaurant. The meal »» Continue reading »»