North Carolina’s best BBQ makes the LA Times. We await the streams of Hollywood visitors coming to taste the Nanner Puddin’.

Barbecue done in rare form. 

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Allen tastes every batch of barbecue that comes off his chopping block. He seeks that biting, smoky flavor he says only a properly maintained hickory fire can impart over many hours of cooking.

“I think about barbecue like some people think about wine,” he said. “The good stuff? You know it when you taste it.”