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WSOC-TV: Pro wrestler Ric Flair out of surgery and resting, Macs Patrons Wish Him Well

World Wrestling Entertainment says pro wrestling legend Ric Flair is out of surgery and resting after being hospitalized. The statement Monday did not give details about the nature of the surgery. A representative for the showman known as “Nature Boy” says he was admitted to the hospital for routine monitoring. Melinda Morris Zanoni of Legacy…

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CHARLOTTE FIVE: Last year she won C5’s Most Eligible Bachelorette. Now she’s engaged

When we hosted our Most Eligible Bachelor and Bachelorette event last December, we didn’t know that we would receive an email less than a year later saying that the Most Eligible Bachelorette, Mollie Demott, was engaged. Yes, ENGAGED. Here’s how it went down… Demott, 28, born and raised in Clinton, SC, was jokingly known as…

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Golf Channel: Williams, Cook enjoy local barbecue

Gary Williams and John Cook head to Mac’s Speed Shop for some local barbecue flavor.

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Where to Golf Next: Talking the chemistry of ‘cue

The lunch crowd is filing in at Mac’s Speed Shop and Kevin Kuruc is talking about his favorite subject, which also happens to be the favorite of his customers. “I love barbecue,” says the head chef at Mac’s. “There’s nothing pretentious about it. It’s one of the most approachable foods in the U.S. It’s truly…

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Charlotte Magazine – Meet the Smoker Behind Mac’s Speed Shop’s Big Memphis Showing

MAC’S SPEED SHOP competed in the annual Memphis in May competition last month, bringing home a second-place finish for their whole hog cooking. The Memphis contest is one of the most prestigious barbecue competitions in the world, with names such as Myron Mixon battling it out for the best ‘cue. Participants are judged blind, in…

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WCNC.com – Mac’s Speed Shop wins big award

Mac’s Speed Shop wins big award. WATCH VIDEO

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CHARLOTTE OBSERVER: Local restaurant wins at Memphis in May’s big barbecue contest

Mac’s Speed Shop has been grabbing a lot of trophies: After winning at the Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival in Charlotte, the restaurant’s team went to the legendary Memphis in May barbecue championship and came back with another win. This weekend was the 40th year of the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest,…

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YES! Weekly: MAC’S TAKES 2ND PLACE IN WHOLE HOG AT MEMPHIS IN MAY

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 22, 2017) – Fresh from a big win at one of Charlotte’s Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival, the smoking hot team from Mac’s Speed Shop headed to Tennessee and attained its highest-ever cooking competition honors at Memphis in May. Mac’s wowed the judges over the weekend, taking home a highly coveted second…

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Mac’s Wins in Whole Hog Competition at Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival

Mac’s Speed Shop smoked its way to a 2nd Place Reserve Grand Champion-Whole Hog trophy at the Beer Bourbon & BBQ Festival in Charlotte last Saturday, May 13. Seventeen hard-charging and hard-charing teams went jowl-to-jowl in the annual Carolina BBQ League’s “BBQ Backyard Competition” in Symphony Park at SouthPark Mall. Festival-goers got to see the…

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Charlotte Agenda: Take a look at Southbound, the gorgeous, airy, SoCal-inspired taco bar coming to South End

The team behind Mac’s Speed Shop has a massive new project underway in South End. Southbound, a Southern California-inspired taco bar, is targeting a late summer opening next to Mac’s on South Boulevard, and I am out-of-my-mind excited about it. The roughly 7,000-square-foot space will anchor a larger 12,000-square-foot development likely to include additional mystery tenants that are…

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