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FSR Magazine: The 5 Best BBQ Joints I’ve Ever Been To

Barbecue in the South: Something Worth Fighting About When I was in high school, our refrigerator stopped working. Since my mother never really cooked, we saw no reason to replace it. We put drinks on the windowsill to cool down. I sipped tap water from pickle jars and ate on the couch with a towel…

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CBJ: What to expect from Charlotte restaurateur’s latest venture in South End

This restaurant will bring a touch of southern California to Charlotte’s South End. SouthBound is slated to open by the end of September. That 7,000-square-foot restaurant has the vibe of a southern California taqueria, from its menu down to decor. “It’s unique to Charlotte. We’re looking for a one of a kind experience,” says David…

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Charlotte Agenda: SouthBound, the SoCal-inpsired taco bar next to Mac’s, is targeting a late September opening

The team behind Mac’s Speed Shop is putting the finishing touches on its newest concept — a Southern California-inspired taco bar. SouthBound, located next to Mac’s on South Boulevard, is targeting a late September opening at 2433 South Boulevard. The roughly 7,000-square-foot restaurant will anchor a larger 12,000-square-foot development likely to include additional mystery tenants that are…

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Charlotte Observer: Matthews, Mint Hill and Pineville hope brunch bill will expand opportunities

Folks across southern Mecklenburg will no longer have to wait until noon on Sundays to enjoy a mimosa or bloody mary. Matthews, Mint Hill and Pineville adopted the brunch bill at their town meetings in August allowing alcohol to be served beginning at 10 a.m. on Sundays. This means that restaurants can serve mixed drinks…

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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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