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The Kansas City BBQ trip and a great reason to return

Earlier in 2014, I booked myself a one night trip to Kansas City, not knowing a soul there but determined to complete a KCBS judges course. And you know, sometimes things just end up being quite serendipitous indeed. Cut forward to the trip (which after...
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Carnivores Ball Sydney – the photos

A huge thank you to all the Sydneysiders (and those who travelled from a little further out) who joined me for the very first Carnivores Ball to be held in Sydney! I just wanted to share some of the pics from the night which were snapped...
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Carnivores Ball comes to Sydney

NOW COMPLETELY SOLD OUT! It’s taken place in Melbourne (twice!), and it’s take place in Austin (with another to come later this year, sign up here!), but for now I am super pumped to announce that the Carnivores Ball in coming to that fair...
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East Texas, Caddo Lake and the Red Dirt BBQ and Music Festival

I’ve spent the last couple days hanging out in the piney woods of East Texas. Except, it wasn’t exactly piney, it was more cypressy and swampy, because I was staying at one of my most favorite places on earth, Caddo Lake (which I have previously...
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Australian BBQ Championships

In March of 2014, a pretty special event took place in Port Macquarie, Australia – the largest BBQ competition in Australia to date (and in my humble opinion, the first one that actually counted for something), the Blues and BBQ Festival. I was fortunate...
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2013 Holiday gift guide

Tis the season! Whether buying for a loved one, mate or hoping the happy fat man in the red suit will bring you something special, I’ve put together this list of fun gadgets, cool items and all-round saucesome gifts to help guide you through...
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the ultimate pie secret

It really is important to eat a balanced meal. And you should definitely balance your meat out with dessert. I’m a huge advocate of pie. See this super deluxe chocolate chip cookie pie I made before? I’m also really into buttermilk pie, key lime...
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Stanley’s Famous

  Stanley’s Famous Pit Bar-B-Q 525 S Beckham Ave Tyler, TX 75702 I reckon in the past month I’ve received no less than 4 emails from Aussie chefs asking me to hook them up with a BBQ internship in Austin. Austin. Austin. Austin. It’s all the...
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Herby K’s

Herby K’s 1833 Pierre Ave Shreveport, LA 71103 Shreveport is probably best known for it’s rather depressing riverfront Casino gambling and  houses which appear in the True Blood opening credits. Suffice to say, it’s not Louisiana’s biggest tourist drawcard. I myself ended up there on a...
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Carnivore’s Ball

Hey meat eaters of Melbourne – are you ready for some serious BBQ? Great! Because I’ve teamed up with the folks at Cape Grim Beef (remember that time I smoked their amazing ribs?) and Paul from Silver Creek Smokers to bring you The Carnivore’s Ball,...
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