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Chef Kev made the run up to GSO this a.m. to discuss Super Bowl food items…

Chef Kev made the run up to GSO this a.m. to discuss Super Bowl food items… WATCH VIDEO

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CBJ: Matthews restaurant part of ‘strategic growth’ for this popular BBQ joint

Mac’s Speed Shop has its eye on future growth. Its 4,000-square-foot Matthews location — which made its debut in January — is the latest restaurant in that brand’s portfolio. He says the brand wants to get into other markets — and isn’t ruling out additional locations in the Charlotte market. Mac’s has created a niche…

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The Culture Trip: 10 Great Local Restaurants to Try

Mac’s Speed Shop was just labeled as The Culture Trip’s 10 Great Local Restaurants To Try. “Part-biker bar, part-barbecue joint, Mac’s Speed Shop invites diners to sample their delicious family recipes, succulent meats and ice-cold beers.” To read more, please  click here

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Casual Dining: Southern fare meets biker cool at Mac’s Speed Shop

As stated by Jennifer Bringle from Go Triad regarding the opening of Mac’s Greensboro, Housed in the former Ford Body Co. space on Battleground Avenue, Mac’s Speed Shop exudes a gearhead-cool vibe.In a stretch of town that’s suddenly becoming a hot spot for restaurants and bars, Mac’s Speed Shop brings a nice combination of good food,…

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Charlotte Business Journal: Charlotte restaurant snags win in high-profile BBQ competition

by Charlotte Business Journal Mac’s Speed Shop took its show on the road last weekend, traveling to Memphis, Tenn., for what is sometimes called the “Super Bowl of swine” — and the restaurant didn’t return to Charlotte empty-handed. Mac’s took fifth place in the for the 2015 Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest’s…

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Charlotte Magazine: Mac’s wins 5th place for the Whole Hog at Memphis in May

  by Charlotte Magazine Every year, the best barbecuers in the land descend upon Memphis, Tennessee, to show their stuff. Mac’s Speed Shop of Charlotte headed to the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest(WCBCC15) this year to bring a taste of the Queen City to the festival, which has been going strong for…

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Mac’s featured on the NY Times Blog

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Mac’s named one of Charlotte’s best decks

Come for the barbecue, stay for the beer. And the picnic tables. And the live music. At the original South Boulevard location of this biker bar-meets-family friendly barbecue joint you’ll find literally hundreds of beer options. Snag a seat at one of the roadside picnic tables and pair your brew with a plate of that…

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Pittenger pays off losing Panthers wager with Mac’s BBQ

Franco Ordoñez WASHINGTON- Carolina Panthers fans hope this doesn’t become a trend. Another Panthers playoff loss earlier this month means another barbecue lunch U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger will dole out to colleagues on the other side of the aisle. Pittenger, a Charlotte Republican, will make good Wednesday on a friendly wager he made with Seattle-area…

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Mac’s Sean Sennet Prepares for Game Day with WCNC

Diana Rugg CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Game day preps started early at Charlotte-area bars and restaurants. Mac’s Speed Shop on South Boulevard actually started getting food ready Thursday because they say that’s the best way to prepare your barbeque. “The best thing is to rub it with whatever rub you like and then let that sit…

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