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End on a high y’all. Hanging out with Billy from ZZ Top. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-28 19:30:10
End on a high y’all. Hanging out with Billy from ZZ Top. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-28 19:30:10
Scott’s car is bigger than this plane #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-28 19:30:10
Scott’s car is bigger than this plane #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-28 19:30:10
Paddle boarding, working off the ‘cue #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 22:37:23
Paddle boarding, working off the ‘cue #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 22:37:23
Rent boys #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 22:35:22
Rent boys #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 22:35:22
That’s all y’all #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 19:59:53
That’s all y’all #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 19:59:53
Brisket,spare and baby back ribs, pulled pork, links, slaw and potato salad @franklinbbq #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 19:53:57
Brisket,spare and baby back ribs, pulled pork, links, slaw and potato salad @franklinbbq #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 19:53:57
On the threshold @franklinbbq this 4hr wait had better pay off #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 19:51:05
On the threshold @franklinbbq this 4hr wait had better pay off #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 19:51:05
Keepin the beers cold in queue #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 17:10:16
Keepin the beers cold in queue #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 17:10:16
Red’s office for the day #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 17:05:39
Red’s office for the day #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 17:05:39
Chance meeting with a fellow South African in the queue @franklinbbq who eats @redstruebbq #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 17:00:35
Chance meeting with a fellow South African in the queue @franklinbbq who eats @redstruebbq #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 17:00:35
Last person standing @franklinbbq guaranteed to get some ‘cue #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 16:57:05
Last person standing @franklinbbq guaranteed to get some ‘cue #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 16:57:05
In the queue @franklinbbq 2.5hrs gone 1.5hrs to go #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 16:55:46
In the queue @franklinbbq 2.5hrs gone 1.5hrs to go #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-27 16:55:46
And some other dudes on horseback at the petrol station #redspilgrimage WTF TX? – 2014-04-26 22:20:14
And some other dudes on horseback at the petrol station #redspilgrimage WTF TX? – 2014-04-26 22:20:14
Some Mexican dude showing off his freshly caught catfish at the petrol station #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 22:18:10
Some Mexican dude showing off his freshly caught catfish at the petrol station #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 22:18:10
Crusin’ #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 21:55:42
Crusin’ #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 21:55:42
Some ride #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 21:54:50
Some ride #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 21:54:50
Links, mutton ribs and beans #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 21:53:17
Links, mutton ribs and beans #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 21:53:17
Elgin’s famous for hot sausage. Let’s leave it there though #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 21:52:31
Elgin’s famous for hot sausage. Let’s leave it there though #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 21:52:31
#redspilgrimage not good in anyway – 2014-04-26 21:50:52
#redspilgrimage not good in anyway – 2014-04-26 21:50:52
Spot the odd ones out #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 18:34:25
Spot the odd ones out #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 18:34:25
Will one of these cattle fit in our hand luggage mam? #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 18:33:15
Will one of these cattle fit in our hand luggage mam? #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 18:33:15
Breakfast at Snow’s in Lexington #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 18:31:24
Breakfast at Snow’s in Lexington #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 18:31:24
Tootsie the 79 year old Pitmastrer, still getting up at 1am to tend the pit fire #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 18:26:47
Tootsie the 79 year old Pitmastrer, still getting up at 1am to tend the pit fire #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 18:26:47
90 year old owner Vencil at Taylor Cafe, one of only four joints in Taylor to make it into The Texas BBQ Trail #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 00:19:41
90 year old owner Vencil at Taylor Cafe, one of only four joints in Taylor to make it into The Texas BBQ Trail #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 00:19:41
Chopped beef and sausage sandwich #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 00:16:40
Chopped beef and sausage sandwich #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 00:16:40
The bath doubles as a urinal; intelligent cost saving #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 00:15:57
The bath doubles as a urinal; intelligent cost saving #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-26 00:15:57
Inside Louie Mueller #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 23:24:11
Inside Louie Mueller #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 23:24:11
Not all smoke rings are equal #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 23:23:19
Not all smoke rings are equal #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 23:23:19
Old school coke dispenser #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 23:22:30
Old school coke dispenser #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 23:22:30
Clint getting cosy with some brisket and Texas Root Beer from Dublin Bottling Co #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 23:21:44
Clint getting cosy with some brisket and Texas Root Beer from Dublin Bottling Co #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 23:21:44
Just sharing some knowledge, beers and brisket with Pitmaster in training, Jason Tedford at this legendary BBQ joint. The place is an old warehouse with 50ft walls, completely blackened by its 108 year history. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 23:19:12
Just sharing some knowledge, beers and brisket with Pitmaster in training, Jason Tedford at this legendary BBQ joint. The place is an old warehouse with 50ft walls, completely blackened by its 108 year history. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 23:19:12
‘God save the queen!’. No doubt Ronny. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 19:56:31
‘God save the queen!’. No doubt Ronny. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 19:56:31
Tender and moist brisket, smoked Turkey breast, Texas links, loin and spare ribs and some sides and BBQ sauce #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 18:37:12
Tender and moist brisket, smoked Turkey breast, Texas links, loin and spare ribs and some sides and BBQ sauce #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 18:37:12
Veeehickle at the drive thru #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 18:35:06
Veeehickle at the drive thru #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 18:35:06
Ordering by the pound at Rudy’s TX #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 18:12:03
Ordering by the pound at Rudy’s TX #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 18:12:03
From Honey French, the waitress at Hickory House to American Honey Wild Turkey #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 04:38:49
From Honey French, the waitress at Hickory House to American Honey Wild Turkey #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 04:38:49
Now don’t be falling asleep y’all #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 03:44:27
Now don’t be falling asleep y’all #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 03:44:27
Brew bru #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 00:48:23
Brew bru #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 00:48:23
Four Corners brewing company checking out boutique craft larger – chingo! #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 00:29:39
Four Corners brewing company checking out boutique craft larger – chingo! #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-25 00:29:39
The second time we’ve been followed by Dallas PD #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 23:15:16
The second time we’ve been followed by Dallas PD #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 23:15:16
#redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 21:30:12
#redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 21:30:12
Backyard Dallas joint run by two Greeks. Hmmmm. Not good. Its only redeeming factor, its use of grammar – up next on Instagram #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 21:29:02
Backyard Dallas joint run by two Greeks. Hmmmm. Not good. Its only redeeming factor, its use of grammar – up next on Instagram #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 21:29:02
Briskets fresh out the smoker #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 19:43:31
Briskets fresh out the smoker #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 19:43:31
Texas stepping up the game. Pecan Lodge food off the scale. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 19:41:56
Texas stepping up the game. Pecan Lodge food off the scale. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 19:41:56
That hat is illegal in this state sir #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 19:37:59
That hat is illegal in this state sir #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 19:37:59
New ale find? #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 05:43:55
New ale find? #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 05:43:55
Home for tonight. We’re in the Lone Star state now y’all #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 05:43:55
Home for tonight. We’re in the Lone Star state now y’all #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 05:43:55
A right idea for hanging lights #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 02:33:59
A right idea for hanging lights #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 02:33:59
Enough beer and bourbon Clint?! #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 02:32:44
Enough beer and bourbon Clint?! #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 02:32:44
The Blaaphemer burger – brisket, slaw and mustard sauce #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 02:31:38
The Blaaphemer burger – brisket, slaw and mustard sauce #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 02:31:38
The BBQ mobile #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 02:29:54
The BBQ mobile #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 02:29:54
Fourth BBQ meal of the day. Well worth a visit if you’re in Texicana Arkansas too #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 02:28:55
Fourth BBQ meal of the day. Well worth a visit if you’re in Texicana Arkansas too #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-24 02:28:55
Where the blogging magic happens. This shit is coming at you live mother hubbards! #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 23:30:37
Where the blogging magic happens. This shit is coming at you live mother hubbards! #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 23:30:37
Mission controls to the holy smokers #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 23:22:52
Mission controls to the holy smokers #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 23:22:52
This dude bench-presses meat before stocking the smokers. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 23:15:44
This dude bench-presses meat before stocking the smokers. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 23:15:44
This joint’s got six barbecue table sauces, plus a shack sauce and volcano sauce. Uhuh. It’s guuurd. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 23:13:12
This joint’s got six barbecue table sauces, plus a shack sauce and volcano sauce. Uhuh. It’s guuurd. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 23:13:12
Back in the kitchen checking out the huge smokers, concealed and flush to the wall – tight! #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 23:13:03
Back in the kitchen checking out the huge smokers, concealed and flush to the wall – tight! #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 23:13:03
Rich, owner of The Whole Hog in Little Rock, Arkansas. Our new BBQ brother from another mother. The barbecue here is daaaaaamn good #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 23:04:34
Rich, owner of The Whole Hog in Little Rock, Arkansas. Our new BBQ brother from another mother. The barbecue here is daaaaaamn good #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 23:04:34
Breakfast dessert at Dodge Gas station and cafe #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 15:55:01
Breakfast dessert at Dodge Gas station and cafe #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 15:55:01
‘Sleepy’ James, fresh from a nightshift and loooong on moonshine, sharing our fried chicken breakfast #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 15:50:46
‘Sleepy’ James, fresh from a nightshift and loooong on moonshine, sharing our fried chicken breakfast #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 15:50:46
Breakfast this morning. David Guest’s recommendation as the best fried chicken in Memphis #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 15:48:28
Breakfast this morning. David Guest’s recommendation as the best fried chicken in Memphis #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 15:48:28
#redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 13:00:31
#redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 13:00:31
Who are these people that come out with reptiles? #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 12:59:21
Who are these people that come out with reptiles? #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 12:59:21
Catching some rock n roll and beers on the legendary Beale Street #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 12:58:01
Catching some rock n roll and beers on the legendary Beale Street #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 12:58:01
This RV park is our Gracelands for the night #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 12:55:26
This RV park is our Gracelands for the night #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 12:55:26
Spare ribs, baby backs, brisket, pulled chicken, chicken thighs, smoked sausage, potato salad, mac n cheese, BBQ spaghetti and corn bread. Oh and salmon, BBQ beans, greens, pints of naked pig and a bread pudding and creme brûlée. Best BBQ yet, by far. Memphis Barbecue Co. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 01:56:34
Spare ribs, baby backs, brisket, pulled chicken, chicken thighs, smoked sausage, potato salad, mac n cheese, BBQ spaghetti and corn bread. Oh and salmon, BBQ beans, greens, pints of naked pig and a bread pudding and creme brûlée. Best BBQ yet, by far. Memphis Barbecue Co. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 01:56:34
Ribs for his and her pleasure #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 01:06:35
Ribs for his and her pleasure #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 01:06:35
UK meets US BBQ competition winners. This Old Hickory smoker holds 200 pork butts at a time. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 01:06:30
UK meets US BBQ competition winners. This Old Hickory smoker holds 200 pork butts at a time. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 01:06:30
This is good, no? #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 00:39:55
This is good, no? #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 00:39:55
#redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 00:38:34
#redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 00:38:34
Head to head meeting between masters of meat. Legendary Pitmaster Melissa Cookston chatting all things meat with Scott at Memphis Barbecue Co #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 00:28:13
Head to head meeting between masters of meat. Legendary Pitmaster Melissa Cookston chatting all things meat with Scott at Memphis Barbecue Co #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-23 00:28:13
Gas stop. Fag stop. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-22 21:19:34
Gas stop. Fag stop. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-22 21:19:34
‘Hot Mama. No refrigeration needed. It’s one sassy pickle.’ No it’s not, it’s a colostomy bag of a dill pickle and tastes like shit. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-22 20:15:48
‘Hot Mama. No refrigeration needed. It’s one sassy pickle.’ No it’s not, it’s a colostomy bag of a dill pickle and tastes like shit. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-22 20:15:48
Don’t ever go here. Ever. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-22 20:08:11
Don’t ever go here. Ever. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-22 20:08:11
Day two #redspilgrimage blog www.truebarbecue.com/pilgrimage drinking bourbon and eating ‘cue in Kentucky – 2014-04-22 18:54:44
Day two #redspilgrimage blog www.truebarbecue.com/pilgrimage drinking bourbon and eating ‘cue in Kentucky – 2014-04-22 18:54:44
If you’re coming to Nashville, check this music joint out! #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-22 16:25:24
If you’re coming to Nashville, check this music joint out! #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-22 16:25:24
Seriously? That copy with that image? Shhhhhhiiiiiit. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-22 16:19:18
Seriously? That copy with that image? Shhhhhhiiiiiit. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-22 16:19:18
Home for the night in Nashville #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-22 16:16:05
Home for the night in Nashville #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-22 16:16:05
Some serious loin on those baby backs #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-22 16:14:01
Some serious loin on those baby backs #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-22 16:14:01
Sound advice #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-22 16:09:28
Sound advice #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-22 16:09:28
Nashville stop over #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-22 16:08:22
Nashville stop over #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-22 16:08:22
5 BBQ dudes, 9 bottles of bourbon. Our kind of odds #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-21 22:12:04
5 BBQ dudes, 9 bottles of bourbon. Our kind of odds #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-21 22:12:04
Jimmy Russell the 80 yr old master distiller at Wild Turkey donating a bottle of 81 to the  #redspilgrimage road trip – 2014-04-21 22:10:01
Jimmy Russell the 80 yr old master distiller at Wild Turkey donating a bottle of 81 to the #redspilgrimage road trip – 2014-04-21 22:10:01
First backyard BBQ joint done – Bootleg Bar-B-Q. Praise be the Kentucky mutton.This joint knocked out 27,000 chicken wings during the Super Bowl – WTF?! #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-21 21:52:35
First backyard BBQ joint done – Bootleg Bar-B-Q. Praise be the Kentucky mutton.This joint knocked out 27,000 chicken wings during the Super Bowl – WTF?! #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-21 21:52:35
Wild Turkey 81, courtesy of Jimmy the 80 year old master distiller. Chin chin old boy #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-21 19:09:54
Wild Turkey 81, courtesy of Jimmy the 80 year old master distiller. Chin chin old boy #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-21 19:09:54
Wild turkey riding #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-21 19:05:43
Wild turkey riding #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-21 19:05:43
#redspilgrimage – 2014-04-21 19:05:30
#redspilgrimage – 2014-04-21 19:05:30
Where are we heading driver? #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-21 15:07:42
Where are we heading driver? #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-21 15:07:42
‘Hey guys, I’m your driver, Scott, for today. Have a pleasant trip y’all’ #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-21 14:55:50
‘Hey guys, I’m your driver, Scott, for today. Have a pleasant trip y’all’ #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-21 14:55:50
Our sweet ride, and home for the next 7 days and 1,100 miles. Next stop – Wild Turkey bourbon distillery for some suppin #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-21 14:31:58
Our sweet ride, and home for the next 7 days and 1,100 miles. Next stop – Wild Turkey bourbon distillery for some suppin #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-21 14:31:58
Touchdown basecamp Cincinatti. BBQ belt awaits ahead. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-21 00:16:47
Touchdown basecamp Cincinatti. BBQ belt awaits ahead. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-21 00:16:47
Don’t Float The Mainstream #redspilgrimage in Atlanta – 2014-04-20 19:58:11
Don’t Float The Mainstream #redspilgrimage in Atlanta – 2014-04-20 19:58:11
Managed to squeeze one in #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-20 08:58:46
Managed to squeeze one in #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-20 08:58:46
And so it begins! The official MeatMobile moored up outside the home of BBQ. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-20 06:18:49
And so it begins! The official MeatMobile moored up outside the home of BBQ. #redspilgrimage – 2014-04-20 06:18:49
Day1 #redspilgrimage 21.04.14 – 2014-04-17 12:02:39
Day1 #redspilgrimage 21.04.14 – 2014-04-17 12:02:39

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