As I wrote this summer on the Church Basement Roadshow, every place south of the Mason-Dixon line seems to think that they have the best BBQ. IMHO, Kansas City and Memphis lead the pack (although Texas Brisket deserves a spot in the pantheon).
Yesterday, upon arrival, Doug and I went straight to the world renowned Charles Vergo’s Rendezvous Charcoal Ribs in downtown Memphis. The Rendezvous is known for dry-rubbed pork ribs, and they are fantastic. In fact, we liked them so much that we set up a dinner for 100 people there tomorrow night.
I’ll be posting updates from The Great Emergence National Event, Thursday through Sunday. Today is mainly taken up with detail work.
In the meantime, here’s a shot of my lunch yesterday: