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The second Long Island Kosher BBQ Championship takes place on Sunday, June 9, at Temple Beth Torah in Westbury, and the deadline for team entries is April 15. Teams will compete for best brisket, best beef ribs, best chicken (new category), best beans, best booth decoration and most original team name.
Because it’s kosher, the competition, sponsored by Fairway Markets, runs a bit differently...Read more »
Spring doesn’t arrive for another two weeks, but things are already warming up for Long Island’s barbecue community. WilliePallooza, the season’s first big BBQ event, takes place at the Brentwood VFW on April 6 and 7.
WilliePallooza is named for Long Island’s most decorated barbecue champion Will Breakstone. The proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the West Islip Breast Cancer...Read more »
You may remember Al Horowitz, owner of Smokin Al's Famous BBQ Joint, for making news last winter with a widely publicized offer to tear up credit card receipts for Super Bowl Sunday orders in the event of a Giants' win. Faced with a huge response, Horowitz prematurely put a cap on the number of orders taken and, after the Giants' victory, ended up giving away about $60,000 worth of food.
Now...Read more »