Destination: BBQ

Scotts BBQ, Hemingway, SC: Scott's BBQ Plate

NOTE: I’ve stuck this, our first post, to the top of the home page. All reviews and comments below are in reverse order. That is, the newest posts are at the top. All posts can be found in the sidebar. Enjoy… Hello world and welcome to our summer tour. Our family has decided to embark […]

Po Pigs Bo-B-Q – Edisto Island, SC

Po Pigs Bo-B-Q Plate

Heather and I set off for a morning of tomato picking on a farm near Edisto. The guy who owns the farm also runs Botany Bay Plantation, which is a phenomenal property and a must see if you’re in the area. We picked  a couple of cases of tomatoes and headed out to explore other […]

True BBQ – West Columbia

True BBQ Plate

Camden and I stopped for a quick meal at True BBQ in West Columbia on the way back from Atlanta, where we dropped Heather  off for a flight and caught a Braves game. True BBQ was just off our route home. We were hungry so we made a quick stop, and we’re glad we did…. but not for […]

Dukes of Walterboro

Dukes of Walterboro BBQ Plate2

Camden’s baseball team, SC Elite, a pretty talented 14U travel team out of Mount Pleasant, has played a few tournaments in Walterboro, SC, lately. Twice now, we have had the opportunity to drop in on Dukes BBQ. My first impression of Duke’s was better than my second, but in both cases, this Dukes BBQ is […]

Shealy’s and Farm Boy’s BBQ

Farm Boy's BBQ Plate

Once again, I find our dining is outpacing my writing. Life could be worse… The result of my laggardly ways leaves me with the need to write another catch-up piece with more promises to return to writing a single review for each place we visit from here forward. So, here is our take on two new places: […]


It has been a long time since our last review. Summer came to a close, the impetus of the “Summer BBQ Tour” stopped, life moved on, and, well… the barbecue actually continued, just on a much slower pace, but, of course, the reviews did not. Apologies. We have, in fact, tried out new places as […]

Simple Truths

Note: I began this post at the end of the Summer of 2012 and found it waiting here to be finished and published. So here it is, the simple truths of BBQ: As the summer draws to a close, we’ve come to a good time to reflect on what we’ve discovered during our “Summer BBQ […]

Scott’s BBQ Documentary

Ran across this documentary on Rodney Scott of Scott’s BBQ in Hemingway, SC, when doing some research online on Cooper’s Country Store in nearby Salters, SC.  Really great feature by Joe York of University of Mississippi’s Media and Documentary Projects, which I stumbled across on the Southern Foodways Alliance website. Really does a great job of showing not only Scott’s […]

Jackie Hite’s BBQ, Batesburg, SC

Jackie Hite's Bar-B-Q - Sign

August 2, 2012 Heather, Camden, and I decided to take a road trip to see a Braves game today and no such road trip would be complete without planning it around at least one BBQ stop. Previously, we were going to take a road trip to hit up Carolina BBQ, Jackie Hites, and Belly’s all […]

A&M Brown’s Barbecue, Moncks Corner, SC

August 1, 2012 Heather and I headed up to Moncks Corner today to start putting her classroom back together before the start of school. (One of those unofficial, unpaid workdays that teachers so often put in off the clock.) I made her a deal. Manual labor in return for some local BBQ. I made good […]

Mamma Brown’s BBQ, Mount Pleasant, SC

Mamma Brown's BBQ - Plate

July 27, 2012 Mamma Brown’s is bit like a long-lost friend returned. For years, Mamma Brown’s sold a BBQ buffet in a building just around the corner from our house. While we didn’t eat there regularly, we did go there for a treat every now and again. Like lost friend, I remember him fondly, but […]