The Low & Slow Barbecue Show

Shepard Barbecue Pitmaster Brandon Shepard

Shepard Barbecue Pitmaster Brandon Shepard joins The Low & Slow Barbecue Show to talk about his business on Emerald Isle, his barbecue experience, and the national spotlight from Diners, Drive-ins & Dives. Listen to this Carolina Pitmasters episode to hear about Brandon’s Eastern-style influence and his experience as the only game in town in a…

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Fork Grove Barbecue Pitmaster Dylan Cooke

Fork Grove Barbecue Pitmaster Dylan Cooke shares all the Low & Slow details about his barbecue business in Anderson, S.C., from his early start as a teenager in the pits to his decision to venture out on his own. We’ve partnered with the Carolina Barbecue Festival in Charlotte so you can find out how Dylan…

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Black Powder Smokehouse Pitmaster Keith Henning

Black Powder Smokehouse Pitmaster Keith Henning gives us the lowdown on his barbecue businesses in Asheboro and Jamestown, where he breathed new life into a historic gas station in 2016. Find out what makes his artisan barbecue unique and how he is bringing a distinct Texas flavor to North Carolina. Of course, Black Powder Smokehouse…

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Operation BBQ Relief’s Stan Hays & Carolina BBQ Festival

Operation BBQ Relief Founder Stan Hays and Carolina BBQ Festival Founder Lewis Donald share how the global barbecue community supports people when they are facing their greatest struggles. Get the latest details on the 2024 Carolina BBQ Festival and how it connected with Operation BBQ Relief. You’ll also hear the story behind this charitable organization…

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Master Blend Family Farms CEO Ronald Simmons

Master Blend Family Farms CEO Ronald Simmons talks about his third-generation family farming business, his barbecue experience, and the ALL GAS, NO BRAKES 365 Master Blend Nation. Listen to this episode to learn about the roots beneath Ronald’s farm with show pig breeding stock and all-natural BBQ pigs and market pigs. He also shares how…

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Bohemian Cattle Company & Pitmaster Colby Brownlee

The Bohemian Cattle Company is the newest agritourism getaway in the Charlotte region. Combining a pasture-to-plate cattle ranch and restaurant, a widely experienced pitmaster, and the limitless possibilities of open acreage, Bohemian Cattle Company promises plenty of adventure in tastes and activities. Listen to this episode of The Low & Slow Barbecue Show to hear…

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Doxie Guy BBQ Shares Sauce Secrets

Doxie Guy BBQ sauce maker, whole hog pitmaster, and Dachshund dog enthusiast Scott Schiffel joins the Low & Slow Barbecue to talk sauce and barbecue roots. Described as a “COVID project,” Scott launched Doxie Guy BBQ after a lifetime spent around barbecue pits and kitchens in Eastern North Carolina and beyond. In this episode find…

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Apple City BBQ Pitmaster Adam Dula

Hear Apple City BBQ Pitmaster Adam Dula share the story of his family-owned and operated barbecue business in Taylorsville, N.C. While much of North Carolina continues the Eastern vs Western debate, the Dula family and Apple City BBQ dedicate their attention to producing good barbecue, regardless of your geographical preference. And Apple City BBQ just…

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Southern Smoke BBQ Pitmaster Matthew Register

Southern Smoke BBQ Pitmaster Matthew Register returns to The Low & Slow Barbecue Show to share the story of his barbecue sauces and restaurant in Garland, N.C. Cured in Eastern N.C. barbecue tradition, Matthew creates a Southern Smoke menu that holds true to BBQ roots, but it is just as likely to include a curveball…

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Midwood Smokehouse Pitmaster, Matt Barry

 Visit Charlotte, N.C., today, and you’ll find a food landscape with everything you can imagine, including a diverse selection of barbecues. But at one time, Charlotte was a food desert for good barbecue – until Midwood Smokehouse arrived in a trendy and eclectic neighborhood east of Uptown. With Pitmaster Matt Barry running the barbecue…

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