Last summer I was asked to meet my friend Frank Caputo that owns the BBQ rig Hank Daddys BBQ down at the CNE grounds in Toronto. The reason? Well Frank and I go back a few years and I designed for him the T-shirt that he gives away as a accomplishment to those that [...] . . . → Read More: My appearance on Eat Street with a Burger Broad and Hank Daddys BBQ
The Rotary Club of Whitby Sunrise is getting set to host it’s second annual Ribfest July 12th -14th 2013 and to give it a push, two of the shows sponsors Royal LePage and MTC hosted a Media Day at the MTC warehouse in south Whitby. Durham’s hometown Rib Team, Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ provided delicious [...] . . . → Read More: Whitby Ribfest Media Day – Ready to Rib & Roll
I have been a busy guy the last few months, trying to keep up with life’s challenges, but sometimes you need to take a day off and just have fun. And what better way to spend a day than to go to a Ribfest!!! Pickering is a great show and the organizers do a [...] . . . → Read More: The New Season of Ribfest has begun, my first stop…. Pickering Ontario
First off I have to apologize to every one for taking soooooo long to publish this years schedule. The last 6 months Real life has taken it’s toll on me and I have been having to deal with some personal issues that has taken me away from my love for my hobby of talking BBQ. [...] . . . → Read More: 2013 Ontario RibFest Schedule – Over 50 Finger Licking Shows!
I know y’all have not heard from me too much in 2013 and I miss all of you a lot but real life has caused me to take a step back from my writing to deal with my personal life. Fear not though I will not throw my hobby into my R2D2 trash can. I [...] . . . → Read More: Celebrate National Luke Skywalker’s Day, It is time to break out the BBQ….. May the 4th be with you!
On Saturday March 23rd, 2013 Owners Rob Butler and Donna Darling will be celebrating the opening of their new restaurant Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ and will do so in Grand style! From 11:30 am to 1pm members of the Media and their friends will be in attendance as the official Ribbon ceremony takes place and [...] . . . → Read More: PRESS RELEASE…. Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ & Catering Grand Opening – Saturday March 23rd, 2013
For the last three years Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ has been winning so many awards at Ontario area Ribfests and have been the home town heroes in Pickering, Whitby, Oshawa and Bowmanville. One of the most common questions I have been asked is “When will Horn Dawgs open a restaurant so that we can eat [...] . . . → Read More: Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ & Catering opens full restaurant in Pickering beside the Liverpool GO Station
On the last legs of my Southern Expedition 3.0 I am staying at my parents house in North Fort Myers Florida. Most meals I have with my parents at the home so while here I am not eating many meals out, but today I wanted to find a new BBQ joint to give a go. [...] . . . → Read More: Burgers and BBQ in one place, WhoooHoooo this is BurgerQue in Fort Myers Florida
I have had the pleasure of being a friend of Chad Ward for the past 3 years and every January I have vacationed in Florida aka My Southern Expedition. On each of those 3 trips I have spent time with Chad and I have learned so much from this man. And he is a very [...] . . . → Read More: Quick Video with Chad Ward of Whiskey Bent BBQ at Lakeland Pigfest
From time to time I have talked to a person online and the subject of doing a guest post for my blog arises. I am kind of picky about who gets to write for me, so please do not consider this to be an invitation to have everyone want to do this. Here is a [...] . . . → Read More: Guest Post- by Lily Grace – Crazy for BBQ the world over, from NYC to Canada, the UK, and Beyond!
Well some of you will remember that early in the Summer I ran a contest together with one of my blogs sponsors Grill Parts Canada out of Mississauga, Ontario This was a huge contest with the 3rd place winner receiving a prize pack worth $150.00, and 2nd place coming away with $250.00 of BBQ products. [...] . . . → Read More: Grill Parts Canada Contest Winner Dawn Shea claims her prize
A year and a half ago on at the end of June 2011 my buddy Joe and I tried out The Bull & Boar Smokehouse in Belleville, Ontario and even though they had great appetizers we were very disappointment in their BBQ, in fact of all the reviews I have done up til now, Bull [...] . . . → Read More: BBQ Joint Review – dem BONES Hometown SmokeShack & SportsBar > The Bull & Boar Smokehouse by far!!!
This year for my first time ever I was attending a Halloween Party. I have not bothered wearing a costume since I was 14 years old, that is more than 10 years ago. Ok a lot more than 10 years closer to 38 years ago. As a kid I loved to go out trick or [...] . . . → Read More: Halloween recipe for Kitty Litter Cake – your friends will love it, but will they eat it??
If there is one that thing that my good friend and business associate Ann Burns of Package of Solutions has taught me , that would have to be about how important Networking is nowadays. I have known Ann for about one year now and through her I have made countless connections with people in many [...] . . . → Read More: Are you looking for a Traeger Smoker Grill?? … you need to see my buddy Cam at Home Hardware Bowmanville
I am proud to have a very special guest writer on my blog today, She is known as the Madame of the Broadhouse… Ms.D She has had a vision of pulling together a bunch of broads that like burgers and showing to the world women that are true broads . I have known her for [...] . . . → Read More: Guest Post by Ms.D – Hey Burger Broads! Why are you having a fundraiser for a ‘Vegetarian’ food bank?
I have not had a lot of time of late to post some articles because of a lot of things going on in my life (but don’t worry folks I have lots of content packed away and will be bringing it too you as I can.) Today I wanted to forward on to y”all a [...] . . . → Read More: Homemade Stick burner in Picton Ontario, makin some Texas Brisket and making me miss my Southern friends
Every day I read stories about BBQ off of the news wire and when I find something out of the ordinary I will share it here with my loyal readers. Today I read an article written by Darian Warden of the Craig Daily Press. In it he tells us that Pankey’s Smoked BBQ in Craig, [...] . . . → Read More: News Bite – Pankey’s Smoked BBQ in Craig, Colorado – Closed up… Read why
Most of you that have read my blog, know of my little buddy Coolio that accompanies me on many of my travels and helps me to produce reviews. I use Coolio in my photos since he is so much better looking than I am but also because I am better with a camera than he [...] . . . → Read More: Coolio’s Adventure, Being Penguinapped,Tortured, Rescued and Reunited with Emm
I should of posted this earlier, Joe Simeunovich and I have made this a regular joint to stop at for lunch for months now. I am going to first talk about the first time that we visited Big Boy’s Burgers in Whitby in the old Coffee Time building at the corner of Consumers Drive and [...] . . . → Read More: Burger Joint Review – Big Boy’s Burgers in Whitby – Perhaps my fave Phili Cheese Steak place!
Is 9 months a good test to see if something works?? I would say so! In January 2012, Jesse Black from ThermoWorks sent me a couple of the RT615 Fridge/Freezer Thermometers to try out and the timing is great because it was right at the time that we bought a new fridge and wanted to [...] . . . → Read More: Coolio reviews the ThermoWorks RT615 Fridge/Freezer Thermometer