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Eating Everywhere Contest : Show Us Your Wings!

Eating Everywhere

The good folks over at Eating Everywhere (full disclosure: I do write an occasional review over there) are running a Best Wings Contest with the winner receiving a free copy of the Anheuser-Busch Cookbook: Great Food, Great Beer (a $25 value).

So show your support BDR-readers and jump on in on this great contest! Nominations can be made through November 12th. Visit the link below to enter the contest!

Eating Everywhere Contest & Giveaway | Show Us Your Wings! « Eating Everywhere


Smithtown, NY | Chop Shop Bar and Grill << Eating Everywhere

Check out the review I did for Eating Everywhere of the Chop Shop in Smithtown, NY. Here’s a small excerpt:

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Chop Shop Bar and Grill
47 East Main Street
Smithtown, New York 11787
(631) 360-3383
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My wife and I visited the Chop Shop on a Wednesday night in the summer to celebrate our anniversary. We were hoping for a quiet place to have a romantic meal and the Chop Shop delivered. When you walk into this restaurant, you are immediately greeted by the hostess. The bar is to the left and dining room to the right. The lighting is dim, not dark, and the dark tones on the wall and tables set the mood for a calm, enjoyable evening. We were quickly seated – the restaurant was not busy, yet there were a decent amount of patrons considering this was 8:30pm midweek. The menu was large and many items caught our interest. However, the Wednesday night steak special caught both of our attentions. This terrific assortment included a choice of steak (as well as a choice between three sauces), appetizer or salad, and a choice of side.

Big Apple BBQ 2010 Review

Eating Everywhere, a place that I occasionally will write a restaurant review for, did a quick review on the Big Apple BBQ. Having attended this splendid event, I can assure you that, if you’re in the NYC next year when this event roles around, you undoubtedly should not miss it! Incredible food, beer, and fun!


New York City is not often known for barbeque. That’s not to say we don’t have a number of fine establishments specializing in the slow process of smoking beef, pork, and chicken until they’re fall-off-the-bone tender. There are some good ones, and more opening all the time.

Additional Reading Required

Just as an FYI – I’ll be writing for a new up-and-coming blog called Eating Everywhere.  I’ll be providing unbiased reviews and overviews of restaurants there – with my main focus being on BBQ joints.  Any reviews that are BBQ related will be posted about here with links provided.

Please check us out and lend some support.  This site is a great resource for unbiased reviews of any restaurant in your area!