May is BBQ Month

We have had a lot of Carolina food places make it to TV lately. Guy Fieri’s tour of the Crystal Coast continues with a fourth restaurant being showcased on his Food Network show, “Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives.” This is all according to CBS17.

The Emerald Isle restaurant Shepard Barbecue will be on the show soon. They serve up all kinds of BBQ.  Shepards will be showcased on the TV show on November 4 at 9 pm.

“DDD” is renowned for covering unique restaurants and showcasing them to the public. Back in August, Fieri was spotted in the Crystal Coast area filming episodes of his show. Restaurants are not usually allowed to reveal they will be on the show until closer to the airdate.

So most of you know that @guyfieri has been in the area recently. We silently and patiently read all the comments from...

Posted by Shepard Barbecue on Monday, October 24, 2022

Best BBQ Joints In North Carolina & South Carolina

It’s a debate that will never truly be settled. How could anyone definitively say which BBQ restaurant is the best in America? There are so many good ones serving up so many different styles and variations on those styles. It might be easier to find the worst BBQ joint in America…but who would want to do that!?!

Nevertheless, TastingTable.com felt up to the task of compiling 50 of the best BBQ restaurants in America. Their list isn’t limited to one restaurant per state, so North Carolina and South Carolina each have multiple honorees. From classic pulled pork to racks of ribs, and even Central Texas-style brisket, you’ll find it all in the Carolinas.