A band playing at Rum Boogie night club

Five legendary experiences in Memphis, TN

Memphis is a city full of history, sometimes triumphant and sometimes tragic, but always legendary. Although not a huge city (population of about 650,000), we were overwhelmed by the number of things we wanted to see (and eat) while visiting! Two days were not enough, but we squeezed as much as humanly possible into those…

pulled pork, bbq chicken and red beans on a white styrofoam plate

Smokin’ BBQ Challenge in Hammond, Louisiana

Last weekend we were lucky enough to be passing through Louisiana during an awesome free BBQ Festival – the Hammond Smokin’ BBQ Challenge.  With 60+ local teams competing, this has been the largest BBQ event in Louisiana for the last 12 years.  In addition to the professional judging through the Kansas City Barbecue Society that…