JB’s Smokeshack

“The flavor is in the meat; the sauce is on the side,” says the sign outside JB’s Smokeshack. This is the way of the barbecue in South Carolina. We got a recommendation for JB’s from our Airbnb host Dan (thanks Dan!). It was left off their official restaurant recommendations for guests as it’s a little … More JB’s Smokeshack

Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club, Brooklyn

A good bar game has to have intrigue, space to stand and drink, and limited skill required. Hello, shuffleboard. Having recently discovered shuffleboard at Brewdog’s Shuffledog in Leeds, and become very competitive with it with our friends, we saw Royal Palms (Union Street) on Foursquare and wanted to go and check it out. The shuffleboard … More Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club, Brooklyn

Our trip

The Ribsmith and the Wordsmith will be calling in at the following countries: USA New York City – NY Charleston – SC Savannah – GA Montgomery – AL Chattanooga – TN Great Smoky Mountains – TN Nashville – TN Memphis – TN New Orleans – LA Austin – TX Dallas – TX Houston – TX … More Our trip


Back in 2013, a three week trip across the States, down the West coast and up the East, ending up at our friend’s amazing wedding in Washington DC, had fuelled our foodie fire… One of the best burritos we’ve ever had was from !Loteria! at the Farmer’s Market in LA (Fairfax and 3rd). Smoky St Louis ribs … More USA, USA, USA