Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Eight days of barbecue festivities wind through DC, MD and VA.
With the new year comes a new cycle of “weeks”: DC Restaurant Week, Bethesda Restaurant Week and now Meat Week. The fourth annual meat extravaganza begins Sunday and continues through Feb. 3, featuring the DMV’s most popular barbecue restaurants, food truck face offs and lots and lots of sweet, smoky meat. Events begin at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Rockville’s Urban Bar-B-Que, also Montgomery County’s only featured participant. For eight days festivities will wind through DC and Virginia suburbs. Some host venues will be offering Meat Week specials. DC’s Meat Week began with a meet up in Rockville, DC Meat Week founder Mike Bober, of the Capital Spice Blog, told Del Ray Patch. For more information on 2013’s Meat Week, including a list of vendors…
Friday, March 2, 2012
The East Gude Drive barbecue joint won a majority of the vote in our first 'Best Of' poll.
With signature sauces like Rockville Red and “some of the best bbq I've ever tasted,” according to one Patch reader, Branded ‘72 ran away with our inaugural “Best Of Rockville Patch” poll. The East Gude Drive barbecue joint, formerly known as O’Brien’s, received 62 of 99 votes. “The building might be old but the food is fantastic,” Patch reader Teresa Fawley wrote. “If anyone is a fan of corn beef, look no further.” Another readers called Branded “a great member of the community,” saying the restaurant sometimes stays open past their advertised close to offer specials to organizations using Rockville Ice Arena. Branded also hosts monthly meetings of the Rockville Science Café. People tend to get “fired up” about barbecue and, while the …
Monday, February 27, 2012
We kick off a new feature by asking you to rate Rockville's best barbecue.
Last month, Rockville Patch told you about DC Meat Week, which featured a newcomer to Rockville’s growing list of barbecue joints. This week we bring our discussion of the best barbecue even closer to home with the debut of a new feature, “Best of Rockville Patch.” Here are some of our favorite places: If you’re a big fan of a particular place, pump them up by submitting, menus, photos or other multi-media. Got a favorite not included in our poll? If it’s in Rockville, write it in the comments below. If it’s not in Rockville, look for it in a coming “Best Of” in its Patch town. Click “Nearby” in the upper right corner of the site to view this week’s “Best Of” in a neighboring Patch town. Over the coming weeks we’ll highlight other “Best Of…
Saturday, January 28, 2012
New Urban Bar-B-Que location will host the first of eight nights of barbecue.
A new Rockville location of a local chain of barbecue joints will kick off the third annual DC Meat Week on Sunday. Urban Bar-B-Que, which recently opened in the former Urban Burger location at Rock Creek Village Shopping Center in Rockville, will host opening night of the week long “celebration of smoky, low-and-slow cooking.” This year’s celebration of D.C. area establishments has been expanded to eight days and features four newer restaurants, three old favorites and a barbecue food truck. 6:30 p.m. Sunday—Urban Bar-B-Que, 5566 Norbeck Road, Rockville, MD 20853. (For more about Urban Bar-Que, check out the listing for their other Rockville location.) 6:30 p.m. Monday—Hill Country Barbecue Market, 410 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC …
Friday, May 27, 2011
A guide to everything you need, from recipes to gear.
Memorial Day is almost here. For many of us the holiday marks the start of the outdoor barbecue season. To enjoy a relaxing time in the yard or at the park all you need is a grill, table and chairs, fresh ingredients, and a barbecue recipe. Try these ideas to get you up and running: Prefer to have friends and family over without standing over a hot grill? Consider catering from local restaurants. Here are three to try: Correction: The original version of this article stated the incorrect address for Rocklands Barbeque. Rockville Patch regrets the error.