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Chris Fineran of Little River, SC took home the title of 2016 Whole Hog Barbecue Champion last weekend. With stiff competition from 23 other cooks, Fineran also took home the Showmanship and Crispy Skin prizes. Check out all the winners below. 2016 Culinary Winners Chris Fineran Amy Whitley Frankie Keene Frank Gregg 2016 Blind Taste […]

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On the line with Pat Adams, Barbecue Judge

North State Journal Jennifer Wood When you hear that someone is a barbecue judge in North Carolina if you are like me you want to know — how they became one and what are they looking for in good barbecue. Talk with Pat Adams for a few minutes and her graciousness will make you forget […]


Barbecue cooking is a family affair for competitive Kinston siblings

News & Observer Andrea Weigl Bill Whitley’s competitive whole hog barbecue career – by his own admission – was not that illustrious. But Whitley, 59, of Kinston, has raised two children who are burnishing the family name into the state’s annals of competitive barbecue. His son, Tyler, 24, was the champion of this year’s BBQ […]