Wood-cooked BBQ is a North Carolina staple, but could become a thing of the past

Grady’s BBQ in Dudley, NC is one of the few remaining restaurants that cook barbecue with wood, rather than gas. (Christian Phillips / Carolina Connection)

Barbecue is one of the best-known and well liked foods in North Carolina, and many agree that the best way to cook it is over wood. However, wood-cooking BBQ restaurants have been closing rapidly in the past decade.

Christian Phillips has the story.


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