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A BBQ Joint Photo Essay created by Mike Durkin

By The Pound is a photo essay understanding and celebrating BBQ spots in Central and Western North Carolina.  Not only does Mike profile the food, but will put the spotlight on the restaurants, staff, and objects that occupy the spaces.  Mike takes a poetic perspective on BBQ, looking at movements and approaches each location through the 5 senses. 

Restaurants featured: 

- Red Bridges BBQ, Shelby NC

- Doc Brown's BBQ, Candler NC

- Bobbee O's BBQ, Charlotte NC

- Bear's Smokehouse, Asheville NC 

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Bobbee O's BBQ

9401 Statesville Rd, Charlotte, NC 28269 Website Menu It’s all in da sauce Deep Southern roots Down home spirit Tyrone Davis, Albert...

Doc Brown's BBQ

1320 Smokey Park Hwy, Candler, NC 28715 Doc Brown’s Menu “But I just make sandwiches” With roots in the Northeast, Vermont, Massachusetts...

Red Bridges BBQ Lodge

2000 E Dixon Blvd, Shelby, NC 28150 “Keep calm, and Pig Out” Shelby, North Carolina West of Charlotte, East of Asheville, South of...

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