Around the World of BBQ

You get to be the judge at the State Championship

Exciting changes are coming to the Whole Hog Barbecue Championship this fall during the Wide Open Bluegrass festival in downtown Raleigh. Instead of selling sandwiches throughout the day after judging is complete, festival goers will have the opportunity to purchase a wristband to sample directly from each cook and help select a people‚Äôs choice winner. […]

Chris Fineran earns Pitmaster title two years in a row

For the second year in a row, Chris Fineran of Myrtle Beach, S.C. took home the coveted Pitmaster of the Year title. He received the trophy at the Newport Pig Pickin’ Contest on April 7. In 2017, Fineran participated in 15 out of 26 contests in the Whole Hog Barbecue Series. Of those, he placed […]