A Famous Pitmaster Explains How To Tackle A Summer BBQ Festival

Big Apple BBQ Raffi AsdourianPitmasters at the Big Apple BBQ Block Party in NYC.

The Big Apple BBQ Block Party takes place in New York City this weekend, and thousands of diners will line up to sample authentic barbecue from around the U.S.

Navigating a barbecue festival can be tricky business.

“It’s just like going to Disney World,” Myron Mixon, says Myron Mixon, who claims to have won more barbecue awards and competitions than anyone else in the world. “You should have a checklist to get the most BBQ for your buck.”

In other words, come armed with an itinerary so you know how to allot your dollars and stomach space.

Mixon, who’s visited many of the thousands of barbecue festivals that happen across the U.S. with his TV show “BBQ Pitmasters,” shared these tips for navigating a festival like a pro.

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