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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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Mac’s Speed Shop featured on WCNC

Mike Hanson, WCNC CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Anticipation is building around Charlotte for Saturday’s NFL Playoff game between the Carolina Panthers and the Arizona Cardinals. At Bank of America Stadium Wednesday, a small team of workers were installing five truckloads of fresh sod brought in from south Georgia. The 49 foot strip will replace the middle…

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Mac’s Speed Shop feeds the Georgia Bulldogs

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Bob Lefsetz’ Trip to Mac’s

Do I have to sacrifice my seat? As it was I didn’t get the seat I wanted, I wanted to leave on the 11:45, but that plane sold out before the travel agent could jump on it. So here I am flying two hours later and the fortysomething mother implores me to give up my…

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Mac’s Speed Shop featured in Our State Magazine

By: Daniel Wallace of Our State Magazine If you can’t be happy in Charlotte, you never will be, because there’s a good life waiting for you here if you’re willing to spend time looking for it. Some lives are easier to find than others. If building skyscrapers is your thing, for instance, there’s plenty of…

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