2015 Big Apple Barbecue Block Party: Our Barbecue Family

07-010Big Apple Barbecue Block Party weekend is a reunion. We have the best time catching up with our extended barbecue family.

08-009Tim Love sampling the goods at the rib-bon cutting ceremony.

03-047Bill Bullen, Mike, and Don McLemore of Big Bob Gibson.

02-055Sarah and Sam Jones of Skylight Inn in Ayden, North Carolina and the soon-to-open Sam Jones Barbecue.

04-045The Big Bob Gibson crew: Andrew Lilly, Owen Lilly, Chris Lilly, Shane McBride, Ken Hess, and Jacob Lilly.

05-042Ken Hess getting after that pork shoulder.

06-003Shane McBride of Balthazar, Cherche Midi, and Pig Beach, and Matt Purpura of Tito’s Vodka.

10-017Powerful PR provided by Phil Baltz and Sarah Abell of Baltz Co.

18-093Robin Insley, me, John Stage of Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, and Sarah Abell.

11-056Mike and me with Shane McBride.

12-063Wayne Mueller of Louie Mueller Barbecue in Taylor, Texas.
01-057With Billy Durney of Hometown Bar-B-Que in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
13-072Lawrence La Pianta and Billy Durney.

14-078Sydney and Charley McPhee, adorable in tiny red cowgirl boots.

15-081Luke Ray and Elizabeth Knight of Ole Hickory Pits.

16-088This must’ve been a good conversation.

17-090Sarah, Elaina, and Sam Jones.

21-100Elizabeth Knight, Shane Linn of Townsend Spice, Flava Fav, Lawson Linn, and Luke Ray.

22-104I’m pretty sure Pat Martin is telling Mike to “Comb him hair!”

23-140Lee Estes and Reggie Methvin of Ubons Barbecue.

24-146To read more about our pit crew at the Block Party, click here.

All photos ©Ken Goodman Photography

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