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NYC’s Awesome Big Apple BBQ Block Party Returns June 13-14

Big Apple Barbecue Block PartyThe 13th annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party returns on June 13 – 14, 2015 to Madison Square Park in New York City.

The event is what I’d credit for making me a big fan of barbecue. It’s probably one of my favorite kinds of foods although I wouldn’t place it above pizza and burgers! 🙂 Continue reading NYC’s Awesome Big Apple BBQ Block Party Returns June 13-14

Tasty Souvenirs From Our Trip to K.C.

$348.65 + 71,906 Points= Trip For 3: Air, Hotel & Car Rental

Over the years our trip souvenir shopping has rapidly decreased. These days, our purchases tend to usually be some sort of little toy for Lucas.

On occassion I’ll buy a t-shirt to remember or support a place that I enjoyed visiting or some other small item if it really stands out

During our trip to the Mid-West there wasn’t really anything that caught my eye. Lucas did get a bunch of small toys but for me, the best thing to remember our trip was an edible item. Continue reading Tasty Souvenirs From Our Trip to K.C.

Feasting At 5 Tasty K.C. BBQ Joints

Earlier in the summer, Kim, Lucas and I went on a Mid-West Mini Roadtrip, visiting parts of 4 states in around 5 days. (Find out all about our trip planning details here.)

One of the main purposes (and highlights) of our visit was getting to sample some of the world-famous Kansas City barbecue. With (from what I’ve read) over 100 BBQ restaurants to choose from, we had some difficult decisions to make.

All along I knew that we had to try two of the oldest and most famous of the BBQ restaurants, Arthur Bryant’s and Gates. I had first heard of them on the Travel Channel show Food Wars. Otherwise, we did a bit of reading before deciding which other places we wanted to try out.

Here is where we chowed down (in the order we visited): Continue reading Feasting At 5 Tasty K.C. BBQ Joints

Big Apple Barbecue Block Party- NYC June 9 & 10, 2012

This weekend I’ll be eating some great food at the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party in NYC. The event features top BBQ pitmasters from all over the country.

The event will be entering it’s 10th year and features “award-winning barbecue and Southern-inspired fare from the country’s top pitmasters available for $8/plate”.
There will be 18 pitmasters at the event from “barbecue capitals like Texas, North Carolina, Alabama, Illinois and more”. There is also live music and cooking seminars throughout the day.

Continue reading Big Apple Barbecue Block Party- NYC June 9 & 10, 2012