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August 4, 2016

Washington Post Says Charleston’s Barbecue Scene is on Fire

“Historically, the so-called Holy City hasn’t been a barbecue town. Recently, though, its barbecue scene has been on fire.”

Jim Shahin of the Washington Post wrote a comprehensive piece about the barbecue scene in Charleston this week. Of Lewis Barbecue coming to town, Shahin says: “Besides adding a spate of new homegrown restaurants, the city has attracted the likes of celebrity Texas pitmaster John Lewis, who helped open Franklin Barbecue in Austin, hailed by Bon Appétit as the best barbecue in America. His legendary brisket may compete with the nation’s best whole hog if Rodney Scott, who operates an acclaimed pit in tiny Hemingway, S.C., closes a deal on a property he is considering at this writing.”

Read the full article here.

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