Summer of Cue Week 3: Grady’s Barbecue, Wayne County

Grady’s is another iconic restaurant on the Historic Barbecue Trail that cooks whole hogs over wood. This small, family-owned restaurant is located in Dudley, just outside of Goldsboro. Like most of the old barbecue restaurants, the building has few frills, …

Summer of ‘Cue Week 2: Skylight Inn BBQ, Pitt County

Summer of ‘Cue was the perfect excuse to drive to Greenville to experience the 73-year-old James Beard-Award-Winning restaurant, Skylight Inn BBQ. After all, it’s the self-proclaimed Capitol of BBQ, with a replica dome sitting atop the vestibule. Skylight Inn …

NC Pork joins forces with barbecue cooks to give back; Smithfield donates a truckload

They weren’t cooking whole hogs and there wasn’t a judge in sight, but in mid-April, cooks from the North Carolina Pork Council’s Whole Hog Barbecue Series showed up to provide close to 5,000 servings of barbecue to Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s

3rd Annual Barbecue Summit

Cooks, judges and festival organizers are invited to join us for our third annual day of learning, fellowship and whole hog barbecue and our first ever summit cookoff!

Current and prospective judges
Not only is this your chance for a …