Tom says that Eastern North Carolina barbecue is "smoked, pulled, and coarsely chopped, and served plain except for a hint of tangy vinegar sauce." Damon Lapas and Jeffrey Childres serve smoked blue fish, spare ribs and pulled pork with slaw, pickles and cornbread.
The BBQ Joint
630 Weaver Dairy Road
Chapel Hill, NC
Photo courtesy of Tom Colicchio