A Morning Menu of Stories We Think You’ll Find Interesting
Best Mid-South BBQ
Memphis Business Journal has been running a feature where they’ll determine a winner of the title of Best Mid-South BBQ. They began with 64 BBQ joints which were paired off, and readers chose their favorites. They’re now down to eight: Corky’s, Germantown Commissary, Tops, One & Only, Interstate, Rendezvous, Bar-B-Q Shop, and Central. You can see the full draws here. Vote here.
Take a Self-Guided Eating Tour of Lexington NC
The Charlotte Observer’s Lake Norman Magazine has a feature on eating and wine touring in Lexington, NC, with a particular focus on their unique barbecue. Some interesting random facts: Smokey Joe’s is helmed by one of the few female pitmasters, Smiley’s features barbecued chicken, and at the Bar-B-Q Center you can finish your meal with a four pound banana split for $8. Also, Conrad & Hinkle’s Food Market (since 1919) has a highly regarded pimento cheese made from the same recipe for decades. A lot of good info here!
Downtown New Haven Burger, Brew and Stogie Stroll
Oh, man, does this sound like fun! The New Haven Museum is organizing a tour to tie in with their current exhibition entitled, From Clocks to Lollipops: Made in New Haven. Here’s their description of the tour: “Begin at the New Haven Museum with a tasting by the Thimble Island Brewing Company, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, and check out the related exhibition: “From Clocks to Lollipops: Made in New Haven.” Then, grab a cigar and stroll to Louis‘ Lunch for a burger, savor a beer flight at Prime 16 Tap House + Burgers, and end up at The Official Owl Shop Cigar Lounge.” The tour is Thursday, November 6th, from 6:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. Cost is $30 in advance, $35 at the door. If we could we would.