Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Rib Cook-Off This Saturday!

It's Wednesday, so that means only three more days to wait until A Full Plate hosts its annual BBQ extravaganza.

The professional division is 9 teams large, so here is run-down on the competitors:

El Camino Real

Bar Ferdinand

North Bowl

Darling's Diner

Q BBQ and Tequila


Koozeedoo (a yet-to-be-open spot taking over the Copper space on N. 2nd Street)

Mermaid BBQ (last year's 1st place winner)

Tower Investments (2007's crowd favorite winner)

Each one of these professional teams will be grilling or smoking loads of ribs, grass-fed organic brisket, and a vegetarian item for the crowd.
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The amateur division is also chock-full of talented grillers:

Little Mermaid BBQ

Mediocre BBQ

Ribbed for her Pleasure

Garden State Porkway


George Wells

Smokey Crossbones

Pork Sword

Got Ribs?

Pork Barrel Politics
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For an admission price of just $20 you get to sample the ribs from each division plus the grass-fed organic brisket and veggie options from the professional teams. In addition to the live grilling, A Full Plate cafe will be offering a buffet of all-vegetarian side dishes including:

Southern Style Slaw

Baked Beans

Brussels Sprout Salad

Sesame Kale

Mac & Cheese

Oatmeal Whoopie Pies

Rust'n ROOT Chocolate Cupcakes

With your $20 admission price you also get a beer from Stoudt's and a cocktail mixed with ROOT liqueur. A bottomless cup can be purchased for an additional $10. Doors open to the event at 1pm. The first 35 people through the door also get a FREE Rib Cook-Off t-shirt from Philly Fresh Prints!

A Full Plate's 3rd Annual Rib Cook-Off
2nd and N. Hancock Streets
(directly behind The Piazza @ Schmidt's)
1 pm
Saturday, September 12th


  1. kmudrick said...
    Do you happen to know if any of the vegetarian offerings are going to be vegan? Or any of the buffet sides?
    e said...
    kmudrick - the kale and baked beans are going to be vegan

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