In The Media
Cooking Channel-Man Fire Food Visits Bob Sykes Bar B Que
https://www.cookingchanneltv.com/shows/man-fire-food/episodes/southern-sizzle-and-smokeChef Roger Mooking from Cooking Channel’s Man Fire Food made a pit stop for a little sizzle and a lot of smoke at Bob Sykes Bar B Q in Bessemer, Alabama for classic, open brick-pit barbecue on May 20, 2020. Seasoned pitmaster Van Sykes, who has been stoking coals since he was 8 years old…
Bob Sykes Pies and Cakes History!
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
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…
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
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
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
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/
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 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