Pulled Pork Sandwich

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The East Bay’s BBQ Hall of Fame

A Long Simmering Barbecue Tradition Comes to a Boil

Oakland Magazine, September/October 2012, by Kathryn Jessup.

Tina Ferguson-Riffe, the chef-owner of one of Berkeley’s newest barbecue joints, may have studied cooking at the California Culinary Academy and Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, but her first inspiration was the pie made by her Aunt Audye.

With her aunt’s tutelage, Ferguson-Riffe would go on to win a blue ribbon for the Best Apple Pie at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas and a blue ribbon for the Best Chocolate Pecan Pie at the Blanco County Fair and Rodeo in Johnson City… Read More

Road Trip

Local-Favorite Barbecue Restaurantes Across America

Published in Gourmet Live 07/08/12

Look no further than Smoke Berkeley in California to satisfy a craving for true Texas-style barbecue.

The Bay Area eatery’s menu is filled with an eclectic assortment of smoke-infused dishes, from smoked beef brisket to tea-smoked salmon, and the pulled pork is dripping with flavor and doused in a tangy, spicy vinegar-based barbecue sauce… Read More