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It’s back. New York City’s original barbecue and grilling contest is back, and so is the chili! Come on out to Grillin’ On The Bay and the Brooklyn Chili Smackdown. Saturday, March 23, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., the gates will open and thousands of hungry Sheepshead Bay residents  to a score of barbecue teams working…

Arts & Culture

They tell me  you could smell the smoke from Grillin’ on the Bay at the train station on Saturday. I still smell like smoke; mixing and mingling with barbecue teams will do that to you. I like it. Saturday’s Grillin’ on the Bay proved to be another great neighborhood event. About 1,500 people showed up…


It’s back! On Saturday, March 24, NYC’s only BBQ contest, Grillin’ On The Bay returns to Sheepshead Bay. Twenty barbecue teams will fight for the title of NYC’s best barbecuer. Chili cooks will battle it out in the Brooklyn Chili Smack Down, a people’s choice event. We heard your cry – THERE WILL BE BARBECUE FOR…

Bits & Pieces

Happy Sunday, everybody! We’re preparing a little wrap-up piece from Grillin’ On The Bay for tomorrow, which will have plenty of photos and videos we didn’t get to use in our live blog. If you’ve got photos or videos you’d like to see on the website, shoot them over to nberke [at] sheepsheadbites [dot] com.…

Arts & Culture

Grillin’ On The Bay 2011 The above Live Blog is being produced by Sheepshead Bites team members Angelina Tala and Ned Berke. Come join us at the event at St. Mark School on Avenue Z and East 18th Street!

News & Features

I’m a huge fan of Grillin’ On The Bay. It’s not just that I’ve become good friends with the event organizer, Robert Fernandez, or that Robert is now a writer for Sheepshead Bites. It’s for one really simple reason. Grillin’ On The Bay and The Brooklyn Chili Smack Down is a thriving event that recognizes…

Arts & Culture

This year’s Grillin On The Bay and Brooklyn Chili Smackdown was the largest yet, with more than 1,000 visitors converging in Sheepshead Bay to attend the city’s only grilling competition (and Brooklyn’s largest BBQ event). The 5th year of the annual event drew 27 teams and 36 judges from places as far-flung as Massachusetts and Virginia. For…


This weekend is a big one for us Sheepshead Bites’ editors, because from grill to runway, we’re making judgments. You may have already read that Ned Berke, editor-in-chief of this blog, will be a judge in today’s widely publicized Grillin’ On The Bay BBQ and Chili contest. He’ll be doing his best to stop by…

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