Jon G’s Barbecue Owners Garren & Kelly Kirkman Talk Texas BBQ

Jon G’s Barbecue serves Texas barbecue tradition in the small North Carolina town of Peachland, where he’s attracting plenty of big-city attention. Whether it’s Texas Monthly’s BBQ Snob, Southern Living, or the Barbecue Bros, everyone who makes the trek to Jon G’s sings the praises.

Show up on a Saturday, and you’ll find a line of barbecue fans waiting to taste the good stuff Pitmaster Green Kirkman and his wife Kelly are preparing. Miss him during his one-day weekend lunch service and tailgate party? You’ll find him near Charlotte-area breweries with the food truck that started his barbecue journey over a decade ago. Better yet, find him at Jon G’s Jubilee fund-raiser. That’s where he’s bringing together the best stuff from his barbecue buddies, as well as his own brisket that melts in your mouth and inspires you to plan a journey to his BBQ joint.

Find out the story behind Jon G’s, what makes the Barbecue Saturday experience so unique, and why so many Carolina barbecue people say his name when they’re talking about the state’s best-smoked meats. In this episode, Pitmaster Garren Kirkman makes his second visit to the Low & Slow Barbecue Show, and he brings along his wife, Kelly Kirkman. to talk about their business and charitable endeavors. ,

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