Barbecue Wars: Pulled Pork Round 1 and Eastern Round 2
We spent the first two days of the series arguing the merits of the two regions of North Carolina barbecue. Today, we look a bit further afield, and instead of featuring a region we feature a specific type.
Pulled pork, oddly, is the most prevalent type of barbecue in the larger cities of North Carolina. Perhaps it’s because of the number of transplants; you’re much more likely to find a native of Texas or Memphis in Raleigh or Charlotte than you are in, say, Ayden. Chopped barbecue is largely a North Carolina thing, but pulled pork is what most other places think of when they talk about barbecue…..