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Mike Fincham
Atlanta, GA
Dreaming of owning a BBQ joint by the beach
Interests: Cooking with FIRE!
Recent Activity
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Jeff Rittman and his son, Jax, at the BBQ Dream Team cook site. Check him out on Fox 5 at Noon today. BBQ Dream Team Cook Site - Smokin' J's, Community Q, Dave Poe's BBQ, & Grand Champion BBQ Smokin'... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2013 at BBQgeek
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Heirloom Market BBQ's new to-go format. No chairs. No community table. No porch dining. Same delicious BBq. Heirloom Market BBq announced a month ago that they would be transforming the restaurant. "We have some bad news happening at Heirloom Market... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2013 at BBQgeek
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The Krog Street Market development in Inman Park recently announced their 7 anchor tenants including local culinary luminaries Ford Fry, Eli Kirshtein, and Robert Owens and Gregory Vivier of Grand Champion BBQ. First opened in late 2011 in East Cobb,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2013 at BBQgeek
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North Carolina style chopped pork sandwich from Gunshow Three years ago the Atlanta food scene was abuzz with rumour that Woodfire Grill chef and Top Chef contestant Kevin Gillespie was set to open a BBQ restaurant around Cheshire Bridge and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2013 at BBQgeek
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Tune in to Belinda Skelton's Atlanta Living on WSB radio AM750 in Atlanta, GA tomorrow from 2-3pm EDT to listen in as we discuss Father's Day BBQ topics ranging from grilling and bbq recipes for father's day cookouts to what... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2013 at BBQgeek
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Location: 10020 Georgia 92, Woodstock, GA 30188-6428 (678) 402-1662 Parking: Located in a Ingles strip Mall on Hwy 92 just east of 75. Parking is no problem. Menu: Bu-Ba-Q menu Service: Table service for the main dining area and take... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2013 at BBQgeek
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Pictured left to right: Community Q owner David Roberts, Slow Foods Atlanta founder Julie Shaffer Slow Foods International Secretary General Paolo Di Croce, Love is Love Farm co-owner/farmer Judith Winfrey. Emory University hosted the Secretary General of Slow Food International,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2013 at BBQgeek
Please listen in this Saturday as Community Q's David Roberts and I I join WSB's Belinda Skelton on her new radio show, Atlanta Living, to discuss all things BBQ. The show normally airs every Saturday from 1-3pm, but due to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2013 at BBQgeek
The Fox Bros BBQ restaurant family recently lost their head chef, Charlotte, to a very aggressive form of breast cancer. Jonathan and Justin Fox have organized an event to honor Charlotte's memory and to raise research dollars for the Breast... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2013 at BBQgeek
BBQ with Franklin - Aaron Franklin is the current king of Texas BBQ. Customers start lining up at his Austin restaurant at 8:30am every day. He's a judge on season 3 & 4 of BBQ Pitmasters and he has been... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2013 at BBQgeek
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Location: 3451 Cobb Pkwy NW #13 Acworth, Georgia 30101 (770) 529-5227 Parking: Located in a strip mall at the intersection of Cobb Parkway and Mars Hill road, there is plenty of parking available. Menu: Zeigler's menu Service: Counter service with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2013 at BBQgeek
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Location: 12635 Crabapple Rd. Suite 210, Milton, GA 30004 770-993-4227 Parking: Located in a mixed use residential development directly on Crabapple Rd. Plenty of parking available. Make sure to note the address as the restaurant can be a little tough... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2012 at BBQgeek
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(alternate title - Come on down to Haven tonight and get a little head!!!) Those crazy chefs from Valenza and Haven, Matt Swickerath and Stephen Herman, are hosting a patio party tonight sponsored by Big Green Egg. The main attraction... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2012 at BBQgeek
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For the first time in Taste of Atlanta history, the event kicked off on a Friday night with an event called the Big Grill - Grills Gone Wild. Seventeen of Atlanta's best chefs served up smokey bites while attendees enjoyed... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2012 at BBQgeek
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Barbecue is one of those foods that is best consumed as soon as it is served. It simply doesn't travel well. Why? Good barbecue is juicy, tender, and smoky. The problem is barbecue begins to die as soon as it... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2012 at BBQgeek
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In addition to hosting both a KCBS cookoff and a backyard cookoff, this year's Atlanta BBQ Festival played host for the filming of an episode of the fourth season of Destination America reality series BBQ Pitmasters. Over the course of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2012 at BBQgeek
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ATL BBQ Festival - 2012 VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2012 at BBQgeek
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Location: 6557 Bells Ferry Rd, Woodstock GA 30189 - 678.445.7730 - website Parking: Plenty of parking out front. Make sure to notice the parking pylons painted like pink pigs. Menu: link Style: Old school. Buffalo chopper pork. Traditional brisket and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2012 at BBQgeek
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Location: 4427 Towne Lake Drive, Woodstock, GA - 770.924.9491 - website Parking: Located in a Publix Shopping Center. Plenty of parking Menu: Bar-B-Cutie Menu Style: Hard to pin down. Probably best described as corporate. Reminded me of Shane's Rib Shack.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2012 at BBQgeek
Local chefs, he team of Todd Mussman (Muss & Turners/Local Three), Jay Swift of 4th and Swift, Nick Melvin, and Tommy Searcy of Gum Creek Farms take first place at the Cochon555 Heritage BBQ competiton. Touching story of a teen... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2012 at BBQgeek
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60% grass fed beef, 40% apple wood smoked bacon, roughly 33% fat and 100% genius, Heywood Provision's Bac-O-Burger is one of the tastiest things I have eaten in quite a long time. I've always been a sucker for a good... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2012 at BBQgeek
Living Colour lead singer, Corey Glover, released a new solo single today called BBQ. You can stream it free here on Corey's MySpace page. Strangely, Corey never actually uses the work BBQ anywhere in the song, but he does make... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2012 at BBQgeek
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Location: 4401 Shallowford Rd, Roswell, GA 30075 - Tel: 770-587-4227 - www.gcbbq.net Specialty: AJC readers voted GC BBQ best ribs, brisket, and mac & cheese in Atlanta. Service: Order at the counter and have it delivered to your table. Take... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2012 at BBQgeek
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Due to the overwhelming success of the Big Green Egg, several competitor Kamado cookers have entered the market in the past ten years. Companies like Primo, Kamado Jo, Bubba Keg/Big Steel Keg, have all tried to penetrate the Kamado/BGE market... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2012 at BBQgeek
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Pigs and Peaches BBQ competition VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2012 at BBQgeek