Read Award-Winning Recipes and More

Bob Sykes BarBQ

Bob Sykes Pies and Cakes History!

https://www.al.com/life/2019/11/this-classic-alabama-bbq-joint-is-sweet-on-the-cake-lady.html?fbclid=IwAR3AIv5qBCp8s9xP7CGWQwPZU8CIm_0aQdlZ6HiixUoQlkSbzTPjXpC8KlM

Bob Sykes BarBQ

Sights and Scenes from the 10th Annual Bob Sykes BBQ & BLUES Festival

Sights and Scenes from the 10th Annual Bob Sykes BBQ & BLUES Festival https://www.thecutoffnews.com/bessemer/sights-and-scenes-from-the-th-annual-bob-sykes-bbq/collection_22754152-6a3e-11e9-9d7a-a77750938a9e.html?fbclid=IwAR3WrVpX1SL6MPwl_hbJ_DM4MoDPpp0CJQug6EprZHpInfLHI9I9scprXGw#49

Bob Sykes BarBQ

A Portrait of Birmingham at Work

A collection, titled “A Portrait of Birmingham at Work” is on display at the Birmingham Public Library.  Southern Foodways Alliance commissioned Birmingham artist Celestia Morgan to create a series of portraits documenting restaurant labor across the city.  Bob Sykes Bar B Q pie and cake maker Sharon Mayes and Pitmaster Martin Vaca are featured in…

Bob Sykes BarBQ

Birmingham’s BBQ Crew

Meet the crew who makes Birmingham’s  BBQ https://www.al.com/life/2019/06/meet-the-crew-who-makes-birminghams-barbecue.html

Bob Sykes BarBQ

Cooking Smoked Turkey and the Blues!

Cooking Smoked Turkey and the Blues! https://www.wbrc.com/2019/04/08/bob-sykes-hickory-smoked-turkey-breast/ https://www.thecutoffnews.com/bessemer/sights-and-scenes-from-the-th-annual-bob-sykes-bbq/collection_22754152-6a3e-11e9-9d7a-a77750938a9e.html?fbclid=IwAR3WrVpX1SL6MPwl_hbJ_DM4MoDPpp0CJQug6EprZHpInfLHI9I9scprXGw#48

Bob Sykes BarBQ

Eating Alabama Podcast

PODCAST is LIVE with owner Van Sykes and Nick with Eating Alabama! Listen and Enjoy the American Story of Bob Sykes!http://eatingalabama.libsyn.com/van-sykes-of-bob-sykes-bbq

Bob Sykes BarBQ

July 4th Celebration 2019

Iconic Bob Sykes Bar B Q cooks hundreds of slabs of ribs on July 4thhttps://www.wbrc.com/2019/07/04/bob-sykes-bbq-cooks-hundreds-ribs-july-th/

Bob Sykes BarBQ

20 YEARS, 20 FOUNDERS: VAN SYKES

Van Sykes is one of the 20 founding members of Southern Foodways Alliance 20 years ago. SFA celebrates the people and places who enrich the landscape of Southern food and culture.

Bob Sykes BarBQ

Bob Sykes The BEST BBQ!

Thank you Alabama for choosing Bob Sykes as your favorite BBQ joint in Alabama! Owner, Van Sykes had fun sharing how he’s kept the fire burning for 62 years.https://www.cbs42.com/special-reports/the-best-bbq/?fbclid=IwAR1PEJG9Qe4pIyJt-YghDjr-igpZTXyoDnNMIyY_Cu7yGxP7S6QUVjI3UuM

Bob Sykes BarBQ

Van Sykes hosting Private BBQ TOUR

Van Sykes talking about BBQ Pork Picnic Shoulders and hosting a Private BBQ Tour on November 2nd, 2019,  teaching among other things like history of Southern BBQ, how to cook spare ribs, picnic shoulders and much more! Of course, you’ll enjoy several dishes including desserts.   https://www.wbrc.com/video/2019/10/22/sykes-bbq-barbecue-pinic-shoulder-sandwich/