A Pulled Pork Sandwich with Dreadful Sides at DICKEY’S BBQ, Dallas, Texas

Dickey's Barbecue Pit

Started in 1941, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit was founded by Travis Dickey in Dallas, Texas.  By the 1960′s, Dickey’s was a northern Texas staple, with locations throughout Dallas and Forth Worth, and at the turn of the 21st century, Dickey’s became a franchise, run by Travis’ grandson and can be found in various locations throughout the [...]

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And The Winner Is…

Blake Kaplan's Brother Jimmy's Photo Entry

BLAKE KAPLAN!!!! Blake posted the above shot of a BBQ shrimp dish on our Facebook page on Friday at 11:58pm!  He garnered 34 “likes,” 12 comments and 2 shares!  Blake is from Gaultier, Mississippi and is the city editor of Biloxi’s local newspaper, the Sun Herald! Because of this picture’s popularity, Blake wins the Brother Jimmy’s [...]

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Brother Jimmy's New BBQ Cookbook

AUGUST is a very special month for me!  On August 26th, I will celebrate my 32nd birthday and this month also marks Burgers & Bourbon’s one year anniversary!  Boy, does time fly!  Whitney Houston’s new single from the upcoming Sparkle film (in theaters August 17th) is called Celebrate!  So I thought we could celebrate each [...]

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Fried Green Tomatoes, Collard Greens, Sweet Potato Fries and Barbecue, BROTHER JIMMY’S, NYC

Brother Jimmys' Barbecue Brisket

This past weekend, I had to keep the 4th of the July cookout celebration in the mix.  I just didn’t get enough ribs, burgers, hot dogs and pulled pork last Wednesday to kick-off my summer fling with the traditional American fare known as Barbecue.  Thank goodness, I didn’t have to trek all the way to [...]

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BBQ Ribs & Collard Greens at Sylvia’s

Sylvia's Ribs

By now I should own stock in Sylvia’s!  I feel like I’m there so much!  Stopped in last night for a quick bite at the bar to see Miss Judy and ran into the fabulous journalist Flo Anthony… I started with catfish fingers but finished with ribs, greens and mashed potatoes!  DELICIOUS! There’s something about [...]

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On-Set Lunch: SWEET LUCY’S, Philadelphia

My plate

Still on set with a client and today’s lunch was catered by Sweet Lucy’s!  While the hairstylist, Philly native, Kia McKenzie cracked me up with jokes and giggles, we all devoured the food from this delicious bar-b-que restaurant! The mac and cheese had to be THE BEST I’VE EVER HAD!  The beans had a little [...]

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