• Apr

    This year's roster of award-winning barbecue aficionados features a diverse collection of pitmasters--some who will be making their 12th appearance at the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, while for others this will be their very first time joining us in Madison Square Park! 

    Ed Mitchell: Pitmaster Ed Mitchell (Durham, NC)

    Mike Mills: 17th Street Bar & Grill (Murphysboro, IL)

    Chris Lilly: Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q (Decatur, AL)

    JP Bourgeois: Blue Smoke (New York, NY)

    Charles Grund Jr: Hill Country (New York, NY)

    Joe Duncan: Baker's Ribs (Dallax, TX)

    Mike Emerson: Pappy's Smokehouse (St. Louis, MO)

    Jimmy Hagood: BlackJack Barbecue (Charleston, SC)

    Patrick Martin: Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint (Nashville, TN)

    Garry Roark: Ubon's Barbeque of Yazoo (Yazoo City, MS)

    Scott Roberts: The Salt Lick Bar-B-Que (Driftwood, TX)

    John Stage: Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (New York, NY)

    John Wheeler: Memphis Barbecue Co. (Horn Lake, MS)

    Rodney Scott: Scott's Bar-B-Que (Hemingway, SC)

    Sam Jones: Skylight Inn (Ayden, NC)

    Daniel Delaney: Delaney Barbecue (Brooklyn, NY)

    With the most mouthwatering barbecue and welcoming Southern hospitality heading to Madison Square Park in 57 days, now's the time to get your FastPass or BigPiggin' Pass and start planning your culinary adventure!

    Peace, love and barbecue
    Big Apple Barbecue Block Party