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Old 01-08-2009, 10:25 PM
 
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I love any kind of BBQ but NC is the best. And by "NC" I mean the vinegar based. I've heard there is a "western NC" type which is more like mid-western (KC etc) BBQ. That aint NC BBQ.

More specifically, what places in NC do you think have the best? And what's the best BBQ you can buy in the grocery stores?
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Old 01-09-2009, 12:41 AM
 
Location: Durham, NC
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This topic has really been done to death before. Anyway, my favorites in no particular order:

Carter Brothers BBQ, High Point
Hurseys BBQ, Burlington
Little Richards BBQ, Winston-Salem
Lexington BBQ, Lexington
R&R BBQ, Concord
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Old 01-09-2009, 07:42 AM
 
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my very favorite is White Cotton in kitty hawk
but i will "settle"---for the original q shack in durham
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Old 01-09-2009, 08:18 AM
 
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Did a search and didn't find much on this topic in general. I had some Smithfields from the store and thought it was decent but nothing great - is it better "fresh" from the franchise?
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Old 01-09-2009, 08:51 AM
 
Location: Blue Ridge Mtns of NC
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For what its worth, these are the two restaurants providing barbecue for Governor-elect Perdue's Inaugural Ball:

Eastern-style - Wilber's Barbecue in Goldsboro

Western-style - Hursey's Bar-B-Q in Burlington
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Old 01-09-2009, 09:22 AM
 
Location: Arden, NC
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Lexington BBQ is good. My favorite though is Bee's BBQ down in Greenville. Alton Bridge's in Shelby is decent too.
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Old 01-09-2009, 04:12 PM
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Location: Upstairs closet
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I like Gary's in China Grove, Moore's in New Bern, Wilbur's in Goldsboro, can't remember the name of the place in Wilson.

I think the bbq arguments are rather silly. Don't compare a type of que to your "perfect que." Just decide whether it is good or not.

The big thing with me is fat content. I do not like to find huge blobs of fat in my chopped que, Certainly prefer vinegar to ketchup based, but you won't see going for fast food if there is a que joint around, regardless of type.

lln
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Old 01-09-2009, 04:53 PM
 
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my very favorite is White Cotton in kitty hawk
but i will "settle"---for the original q shack in durham
edit: HIgh cotton--(not white cotton)
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Old 01-09-2009, 10:13 PM
 
Location: Five Points
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Bill try these
Stephenson's Willow Spring
Skylight Inn-Ayden
Parker's -Wilson
B's Greenville
Allen and Son- highway 86 outside of chapel hill
Bill's -Wilson
Wilbur's -Goldboro
There are many more, but these are some really good eastern style joints.
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Old 01-10-2009, 08:53 AM
 
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I love any kind of BBQ but NC is the best. And by "NC" I mean the vinegar based. I've heard there is a "western NC" type which is more like mid-western (KC etc) BBQ. That aint NC BBQ.

More specifically, what places in NC do you think have the best? And what's the best BBQ you can buy in the grocery stores?
NO! it ain't KC style, it is unique WNC style.

Diss my BBQ? Them there are fighting words
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