LEXINGTON, N.C. — What do two retired UPS workers, a retired Highway patrolman, and a mulch guy have in common? That’s BBQ and barbecue is serious business in these parts.
Dennis Dowling of Greensboro spends a lot of time on the road serving up smoked hot barbecue. He’s part of a team with three others who travel to barbecue competitions across the southeast.
Dowling and his crew make up, “Smoke This” from Hickory, North Carolina. The “Smoke This” crew are serving it up this weekend at the BBQ Capital Cook-Off in Lexington where up to $20,000 is on the line and so are bragging rights.