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Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, New York City, June 13, 2009
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The Seventh Annual Snapple Big Apple Barbecue Block Party returns to Madison Square Park June 13-14, 2009, from 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. The weekend-long event takes place every June and brings together the country’s top pitmasters who cook up their award-winning food for over a hundred thousand barbecue enthusiasts. Set against the beautiful backdrop of Madison Square Park, the Snapple Big Apple Barbecue Block Party attracts people from near and far to sustain and celebrate America’s authentic culinary and musical traditions.

Admission to the event is free. Take in the sights, sounds and smells of the event – from great live music to engaging seminars and cooking demonstrations – without ever dropping a dollar. The country’s best barbecue is available from top pitmasters for only $8 per plate.

Proceeds from the Snapple Big Apple Barbecue Block Party support the Madison Square Park Conservancy, the organization responsible for the beauty, ongoing maintenance, and programming of this historic park.

Barbecue $8 Desserts $4 Beverages $2-$6

At the 2009 Snapple Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, 15 of the nation’s top pitmasters will showcase their unique, award-winning regional barbecue styles, including new additions from Alabama, Tennessee and Missouri. Pitmasters and menu:

Ken Callaghan

Blue Smoke
New York, NY
Kansas City Ribs & Pickled Okra

Pete Daversa

Hill Country
New York, NY
Beef Brisket & Cool as a Cucumber Salad

Joe Duncan

Baker’s Ribs
Dallas, TX
St. Louis-Style Ribs & Jalapeno Coleslaw

Jimmy Hagood

BlackJack BBQ
Charleston, SC
Pulled Pork Shoulder & Coleslaw

Chris Lilly

Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q
Decatur, AL
Pulled Pork Shoulder & Crisp Spicy Southern Mustard Coleslaw

Patrick Martin

Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint
Nashville, TN
Western Tennessee-Style Whole Hog with Sweet Pickles

Mike Mills

17th Street Bar & Grill
Murphysboro, IL
Memphis Championship Barbecue
Las Vegas, NV
Baby Back Ribs & Beans

Ed Mitchell

The Pit
Raleigh, NC
Whole Hog & Coleslaw

Garry Roark

Ubon’s “Champion’s Choice”
Yazoo, MS
Pulled Pork Shoulder & Coleslaw

Drew Robinson

Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q
Birmingham, AL
Homemade Smoked Sausage with Pimento Cheese & Saltines

Michael Rodriguez

The Salt Lick BBQ
Driftwood, TX
Beef Brisket, Sausage & Coleslaw

John Stage

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
New York, NY
Pulled Pork Shoulder & Beans

Skip Steele

Pappy’s Smokehouse
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis-Style Ribs & Beans

John Wheeler

Rack & Soul
New York, NY
Baby Back Ribs & Beans

Ed Wilson

Wilson’s Barbeque
Fairfield, CT
Texas Style Brisket & Coleslaw




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