Friday, May 25, 2012
Mauldin and Taylors readers eat your heart out! Easley Patch has the best pulled pork in the area.
Forget the grill this Memorial Day weekend! Whether you call it bbq, que, bubba cue or just plain barbecue, our readers have voted on the best food to come off the smoker. This week Patch asked readers to tell us where among our Upstate Patch sites barbecue enthusiasts eat. With 71 percent of the vote, Easley Smokehouse wins it. Taylors' Digger's BBQ Express and Mauldin's Smitty's finish in a tie with both restaurants receiving 14 percent of the vote. Have a safe Memorial Day Weekend and enjoy some good barbecue!
Monday, May 21, 2012
With Memorial Day just around the corner, barbecue is on the minds of many. So after a successful run with barbecue, we decided to pit the best places in our Upstate Patch sites against one another.
Pulled or chopped pork, it's the other white meat in South Carolina. And who does it best in the Upstate? In our last Readers' Choice contest on barbecue, we asked readers in Easley, Mauldin and Taylors to tell us who had the "best barbecue in town." Now we are taking those three winners and pitting them against one another. The three places have been chosen: So which joint's barbecue reigns supreme? That is up to you. Vote for your favorite place in the poll below, and don't forget to tell us why in the comments section. To ensure more accurate results, we have instituted a new way to determine winners, by using a voting system that awards points not only for straight poll votes, but also extra points for comments, and reviews and ratings…
Friday, April 20, 2012
When it comes to pulled pork and all the trimmings, Easley residents said this is the place to be.
And the winner is... Easley Smokehouse is the barbecue champion in this week's Readers' Choice contest. On Monday, Easley Patch asked readers to tell us where to find the best barbecue in town. Easley Smokehouse took 81 percent of the vote, garnering 57 votes in the contest. The restaurant also had three customers to post reviews of the eatery on Patch stating what makes it the home of the best B-B-Q in all of Easley. Reader Tyler Waddell is a big fan of the restaurant. "Man those ribs were good enough to make you want to smack someone," he wrote in a review of the restaurant. And while, Patch doesn't condone violence, we do appreciate people telling it like it is! Waddell also said he left with "a full wallet and a fat stomach." But he's …
Monday, March 5, 2012
5 things you need to know about Easley on Monday, March 5, 2012.
Good morning Easley, today is Monday, March 5, 2012, and there are now 301 days left in the year. Today's Weather: Today it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 55, according to the National Weather Service. Wind gusts could increase up to 21 mph. Tonight: Clear with a low of 29. Wind is expected to decrease to between 3 and 6 mph. According to Easley Smokehouse's Facebook page, Monday's menu includes a pork sandwich for $1. For hours, address and directions, visit our directory. Easley Chamber of Commerce will recognize Palmetto Martial Arts as Business of the Month at 4:30 p.m. today, according to the chamber's events calendar. Did you know that Easley Patch is on Facebook? That's right, we love social media and we know you do too. You…