Buzz-worthy barbecue is what happens when a Texas boy gets thunderstruck by a roller derby girl. Just ask Chris Fultz and Alex Graf, pitmaster and pitmistress of Richmond’s ZZQ Texas Craft Barbeque.
The best of North Carolina’s signature dishes are made on the Outer Banks. Sweet, soft-shell blue crabs pulled from nearby shedders, and briny, summertime shrimp only taste this good when served fresh from the water. Red- pepper- and-vinegar- based pork barbecue is a regional specialty and is always in high demand, as are grab-and-go biscuits and zesty pimento cheese. Here are a few of our favorites.
I was amazed from my very first bite of Redwood Smoke Shack’s beef brisket: so tender and flavorful that I was desperate to eat more. For the past couple years, Redwood’s wood-paneled truck has attracted sellout crowds at area breweries.