Moe’s Original Bar B Que Plans to Expand in South Portland, Maine

4 wayMoe’s Original Bar B Que will start smokin’ its award-winning Alabama-style BBQ in Portland at 209 Western Ave in late September. Conveniently located between I-95 and I-295 on Western Avenue near a large number of businesses, the new fast-casual dining option will be open daily with distinctive menu selections and home-style sides without breaking the budget. The family friendly restaurant will also feature signature Haul-It-Home packs for families to enjoy as well as full service catering for the greater Portland area.

Set up for counter service, Moe’s Original Bar B Que will also have a 12 seat, full premium bar which will be perfect for folks wanting to unwind after the workday. In addition to the bar, seating for 60 will include two booths, several low-top tables and a couple of high-top bar tables.  There will also be a patio for outdoor dining.

“I am really excited to bring Moe’s Original style of BBQ to Portland where we realize the bar is set high,” said owner Dewey Hasbrouck. “Our consistent great food, Southern hospitality, speed of service, and lower price point will add a slightly different dining out experience to the existing food market.”

Recognized with many awards, Moe’s Original Bar B Que has been named one of the Top 10 Rib Joints in the U.S. by Relish and Top 10 BBQ Chains in America by Daily Meal and USA Today. Years after learning to fire roast meats in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Mike Fernandez, Ben Gilbert and Jeff Kennedy discovered Shared passion for BBQ and founded Moe’s Original Bar B Que in Vail, Colorado in 2001. The popular restaurant serves up a Southern Soul Food Revival with not only fresh from the pit BBQ but down home sides and desserts made from recipes passed down for generations.

For interviews, photos, press kit, menus or a complimentary media tasting, contact Lorrie Dixson of Eskimo Advertising at lorrie@eskimoadvertising.com.For additional information about Moe’s Original Bar B Que, visit www.moesoriginalbbq.com.

Indecision to Play Atlanta Show

 

Indecision Returns to Atlanta

Saturday, August 30th

INDECISION
10pm to 12:15pm

with GLEN PRIDGEN BAND 
following Indecision

Smith’s Olde Bar


Recently seen at the Lockn’ Festival
, Indecision’s innovative music is a unique blend of rock, jazz, blues and extended jams complete with rich and complex lyrics. From appearances at festivals such as Bonnaroo, MidX and Down on the Farm, to sharing the stage with many great artists including Phish,Widespread Panic, Blues Traveler, The Neville Brothers, Dave Matthews Band, Hootie and the Blowfish, Jorma Kaukonen, The Wailers, and many more, Indecision continues play several shows per year. 


Tickets: $15 ADV/$18 DOS   


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Moe’s Original Bar B Que and Cloud 9 Adventures Announce Trip Giveaway to Jam Cruise 13

Jam cruiseMoe’s Original Bar B Que and Cloud 9 Adventures present a contest to win a trip for two to Jam Cruise 13. This musical adventure of a lifetime travels aboard a luxurious cruise ship to exotic ports from January 6-11, 2015. One lucky winner and a guest will receive a $1000 flight voucher, double occupancy balcony cabin, one night hotel stay and two tickets to the pre-show in Miami. The contest runs online starts Wednesday, August 6th at noon ET and runs through midnight ET on September 30th. The winner will be announced by October 6th. To enter, visit www.jamcruise.com/moes. There is no purchase necessary and one entry available per person.

“In addition to the contest, we are also excited to have Moe’s Original Bar B Que’s founding partner Mike Fernandez as a featured late night chef,” said Cloud 9’s Nate Sadler. “Moe’s Original Bar B Que will also sponsor a sauce contest where Mike will be a judge along with one of the featured musicians.”

Cloud 9 Adventures presents the absolutely unique Jam Cruise music adventure of 5 sun-drenched days and cool, starry nights filled with melodic fantasies coming true. While traveling to exotic ports on a luxury cruise liner,  Cloud 9 Adventures guests will share unforgettable shows from 25+ of the top bands in the live music scene including Pretty Lights, Umphrey’s McGee, The Word, Galactic, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, G. Love & Special Sauce, Lettuce, Charles Bradley and the Extraordinaires, John Scofield Uberjam Band, Snarky Puppy and many more. Attendees will be up close and personal with each artist, enjoying shows at multiple venues on board, with intricate workshops and fun activities going on all the time including outrageous all-star jams in the famous “Jam Room” and discos. For more information about Jam Cruise, visit www.jamcruise.com.

Years after learning to fire roast meats in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Mike Fernandez, Ben Gilbert and Jeff Kennedy founded Moe’s Original Bar B Que in Vail, Colorado in 2001. Moe’s Original Bar B Que has 31 locations in AL, CA, CO, GA, ME, NC, SC and TN. Named one of the Top 10 Rib Joints in America, the popular fast casual restaurant features a Southern Soul Food Revival featuring recipes passed down for generations. For additional information about Moe’s Original Bar B Que, visit www.moesoriginalbbq.com.

For additional information, interviews, photos or a press kit, please contact Lorrie Dixson of Eskimo Advertising at lorrie@eskimoadvertising.com.

 

Moe’s Original Bar B Que Set to Open in Pawleys Island, SC

10562933_493246694140323_3235942459551017629_nPawleys Island, July 31, 2014 - Located on Highway 17 at 12827 Ocean Highway, Moe’s Original Bar B Que will open its first lowcountry restaurant on August 27th. With an open kitchen layout and a full premium bar, guests can sit inside or on the covered, screened porches to feast on the legendary Alabama-style BBQ and traditional Southern sides. This barrier island restaurant will offer a carefree feel for everyone from families to visitors to come eat a great meal while watching a game or enjoying live music on weekends.

“The Moe’s brand is known for its leisurely, laid-back atmosphere and we knew it would be the perfect for Pawleys Island’s way of life,” said owner Meg Lonon. “Since I have come here for vacation my whole life, I chose this location because I love the area and we have always wanted live and raise our kids here.”

Recognized with many awards, Moe’s Original Bar B Que has been named one of the Top 10 Rib Joints in the U.S. by Relish and Top 10 BBQ Chains in America by Daily Meal and USA Today. Years after learning to fire roast meats in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Mike Fernandez, Ben Gilbert and Jeff Kennedy founded Moe’s Original Bar B Que in Vail, Colorado in 2001. The popular restaurant serves up a Southern Soul Food Revival with not only fresh from the pit BBQ but down home sides and desserts from recipes passed down for generations.

For interviews, photos, press kit, menus or a complimentary media tasting, contact Lorrie Dixson of Eskimo Advertising at lorrie@eskimoadvertising.com. For additional information about Moe’s Original Bar B Que, visit www.moesoriginalbbq.com.

Charleston Culinary Tours Sets Second Fresh at the Farm Dinner in Series

Charleston, SC – June 25th, 2014 - Charleston Culinary Tours presents the second Fresh at the Farm Dinner of the series that will be held on August 3rd at Geechie Boy Farm on Edisto Island, SC. Chef Stephen Thompson of Prohibition and Chef Joe DiMiao of Stars Restaurant will set the scene for a true farm-to-table experience. The dinner structure is a cocktail hour and hors d’ oeuvres from 5:30 to 6:30 pm and then a family style dinner from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Tickets are available for the August 3rd dinner at a cost of $75/person and may be purchased at www.charlestonculinarytours.com. The final dinner in the 2014 series will be held on November 2nd at Celestial Hills Farm in Huger, SC.

Fresh at the Farm Dinner Chef Stephen Thompson

Chef Stephen Thompson of Prohibition

Chef Joe DiMaio of Stars

Chef Joe DiMaio of Stars

With years of hands-on experience in a variety of different kitchens and atmospheres, Chef Stephen Thompson has been able to really let his creativity shine at Prohibition. For Chef Thompson, the art of preparing food is more than just a job or even a passion as it’s a way of life. As classmates at the Art Institute of Charleston, Thompson and Chef Joe DiMaio and have always enjoyed a close relationship and supported one another as each worked up through Charleston’s culinary ranks. Known for innovation in the kitchen and a commitment to using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, Chef DiMaio jumped at the opportunity to co-host one of the dinners in the series.

Geechie Boy Farm

Geechie Boy Farm

Geechie Boy Farm proprietors Greg and Betsy Johnsman returned to the Edisto Island family farm in 2003, growing a variety of vegetables. In 2007, they acquired a 1945 gristmill and after some trial and error began producing grits and cornmeal. Greg’s commitment to traditional milling techniques has been embraced by chefs across the Lowcountry. Geechie Boy products are now served in more than 40 restaurants around South Carolina and are shipped nationwide.
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Charleston Culinary Tours combine the best of Charleston history, cocktails and food with unique tours that highlight the Lowcountry. Each Charleston Culinary Tour visits several different restaurants, bars or the Farmer’s Market to combine elements of a historical tour with a culinary adventure. The food and drinks on the tours are chosen by various restaurant and bar partners and feature an array of eclectic dishes and concoctions that provide insight into Charleston’s cuisine and cocktail scene. On each tour, guests will not only have an opportunity to sample some of the Lowcountry’s finest offerings, but also to meet the owners, chefs and mixologists behind Charleston’s impressive culinary and bar innovations.

For interviews, photos or a press kit, contact Lorrie Dixson of Eskimo Advertising at lorrie@eskimoadvertising.com. For additional information about the Fresh at the Farm Dinner Series, please visit www.charlestonculinarytours.com/fresh-at-the-farm-dinner-series.

 

Moe’s Original Bar B Que Now Available at Fairview Tavern

timthumbAsheville, NC, June 24, 2014 - Moe’s Original Bar B Que now offers a limited menu at Fairview Tavern. Food options will include Pulled Pork, Smoked Chicken Wings, Golden Fried Chicken Tenders, Baked Beans and other daily specials. Located at 831 Old Fairview Rd, Fairview Tavern will serve Moe’s Original Bar B Que’s fresh from the pit smoked meats and Southern fixins for dinner nightly from 4pm until Midnight.

“Fairview Tavern allowed us to take over its kitchen to assist in handling our high catering demands,” said co-owner J.J. Murphree. “It only made sense for us to offer our Southern Soul Food Revival to its customers as well.”

Winner of Asheville’s Wing Wars, Moe’s Original Bar B Que also been named one of the Top 10 BBQ Joints in America by Relish and the USA’s Top 10 BBQ Chains by Daily Meal and USA Today. In 2010, J.J. Murphree and Sam Ragland brought the award-winning Alabama-style BBQ to the Biltmore Village area. Featuring an original flavor of BBQ, the popular restaurant also offers large party catering and take out for special events and parties.

For interviews, photos, press kit, menus or a complimentary media tasting, contact Lorrie Dixson of Eskimo Advertising at lorrie@eskimoadvertising.com. For additional information about Moe’s Original Bar B Que, visit www.moesoriginalbbq.com.

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Moe’s Original Bar B Que Set to Open in Tahoe City Soon

1924945_276494772527628_2478935088257656402_nVail, Colorado, June 14, 2014 – Centralized in the heart of Tahoe City at 120 Grove Street, Moe’s Original Bar B Que will offer its first waterfront location in mid-June. With outdoor seating and lakefront views from every table, owners Eric Pilcher, Josh Wallick and Luke Dannals will be providing the finest in Alabama-style BBQ daily from 11am-10pm in a Southern beach bar atmosphere. From daily smoked meats and fresh seafood to homemade sides and cold beers, Moe’s Original has something smokin’ for everyone! Moe’s Original Bar B Que features pork, chicken, turkey, wings, ribs, tofu, seafood, fresh house-made sides and 12 cold draft beers. Additionally, there will be boat coolers, catering for any size party or special occasion as well as a private event space upstairs.

“The former Lakehouse Pizza spot was legendary before it burned and we knew it would be the perfect place in a town with the exact vibe that we were wanted for our restaurant,” said co-owner Eric Pilcher. “Being a laid-back ski town in the winter and a fast paced, beachy mountain town in the summer, it offers the best of both worlds to us.”

Recognized with many awards, Moe’s Original Bar B Que has recently been named one of the Top 10 Rib Joints in the U.S. by Relish and Top 10 BBQ Chains in America by Daily Meal and USA Today. Years after learning to fire roast meats in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Mike Fernandez, Ben Gilbert and Jeff Kennedy founded Moe’s Original Bar B Que in Vail, Colorado in 2001.  The popular restaurant serves up a Southern Soul Food Revival with not only fresh from the pit BBQ but down home sides and desserts from recipes passed down for generations.

For interviews, photos, press kit, menus or a complimentary media tasting, contact Lorrie Dixson of Eskimo Advertising at lorrie@eskimoadvertising.com. For additional information about Moe’s Original Bar B Que, visit www.moesoriginalbbq.com.

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South Carolina Dental Association Names Dr. McKenzie Woodard New Dentist of the Year

McKenzie WoodardCharleston, SC, May 8, 2014 - Wentworth Street Dental Associates is proud to announce that Dr. McKenzie Woodard was honored with the 2014 New Dentist award at the South Carolina Dental Association’s Annual Session held last week in Myrtle Beach. All nominees consisted of members of the SCDA who have been in practice ten years or less or who and under forty years of age. Dr. McKenzie Woodard was chosen as she demonstrated leadership qualities through service to dentistry.

“After working at other dental offices, I knew I wanted my own practice, which I purchased in December,” said Dr. McKenzie Woodard of Wentworth Street Dental Associates. “This makes it even more special and an honor to win this award with my own practice as well as be recognized by the South Carolina Dental Association.”

Dr. Woodard completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Virginia Commonwealth University after attending Virginia Tech for her undergraduate degree. Prior to purchasing Wentworth Street Dental Associates, she was a dentist with Commonwealth Dentistry in Richmond. Dr. Woodard is a member of nationally renowned organizations including the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the American Academy of General Dentistry as well as the American Dental Association and South Carolina Dental Association.

For more about the practice, visit www.wentworthdentist.com. For additional information, interviews or photos of Wentworth Street Dental Associates, contact Lorrie Dixson of Eskimo Advertising at lorrie@eskimoadvertising.com.

Moe’s Original Bar B Que Announces Choice City Stomp Line Up in Fort Collins, CO

StompThe Choice City Stomp music festival returns on June 7th to Moe’s Original Bar B Que at 181 N. College Ave in Fort Collins. The bands start at 12-12:30 with Smokestack Relics, 12:35-1:05 Tyler Gregory, 1:15-1:55 Justene Marie, 2:05-2:45 Randall Conrad Olinger, 2:55-3:35 Champagne Charlie, 3:45-4:25 Billy Cook, 4:35-5:25 Matt Woods with drums, 5:35-6:35 McDougall, 6:45-7:45 Carrie Nation & The Speakeasy, 7:55-8:55 The Calamity Cubes, and 9:05-10:15 Possessed by Paul James. There will also be a pre-show at Surfside 7 on Friday night and additional performances at Crankenstein and the Forge Publick House after Moe’s on Saturday night. Tickets are $35 and available at Little Boxes Vintage or online at www.choicecitystomp.com. Kids under 10 are free.

“Some of the best ideas come out of late nights drinking whiskey with your buddies,” said festival committee member Jimmy Richter. “On one such night, a few musicians, promoters, and friends decided we needed to try to get some of our talented buddies that we have all in the same place at the same time.”

Started in 2013, Choice City Stomp is a mini music festival of some of the best known and up and coming artists in bluegrass, folk, Americana, and blues. After a successful first year the response was overwhelming. Over 200 bands and acts applied to perform this year. The artists playing were hand-picked as returning favorites and new hopefuls.

For interviews, photos, press passes or sponsorship information, please contact Lorrie Dixson of Eskimo Advertising at lorrie@eskimoadvertising.com. For additional information about Choice City Stomp, please visit www.choicecitystomp.com.