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Catered Barbecue for 10 or 20 from Streetside BBQ (Up to 52% Off)

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In a Nutshell

Chefs cook up barbecue with signatures sauces and rubs at The Dorrance H. Hamilton Center for Culinary Enterprises, then deliver it hot

The Fine Print

Expires 120 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. 24-hour notice required. Cancellations must be made 4 hours prior to the delivery time. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Extra fee if more than 10 miles outside of 19143. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $42 for catering for ten, including ten sandwiches and ten sides ($84.90 value)
  • $82 for catering for 20, including 20 sandwiches and 20 sides ($169.80 value)

Memphis-Style Barbecue: Where Pork Rules

Barbecue the Memphis way involves tender pork, spices, and slow smoking. See what else Groupon discovered that distinguishes the barbecue style from all others.

Other barbecue-loving cities may specialize in beef ribs or brisket, but for Memphis, it’s all about the pig. That, and the dry rub, a blend of seasonings reportedly invented by Charlie Vergos of Memphis restaurant, Rendezvous. Although every proud Memphis chef has his or her own secret dry-rub recipe, many base their recipes on some combination of oregano, garlic, salt, chili powder, and paprika. (Legend has it that the last was added when a meat salesman tasting Vergos’s original blend complained that, while the flavor was great, barbecue should really be red.) Worked into the surface of the meat and smoked over wood coals, a dry rub becomes a burnished crust that keeps juices from leaking out. Underneath this crust, baby back ribs, spare ribs, and pork shoulder become so soft they don’t require a knife or a servant who chews your food for you.

Although crusty is probably the most popular look for Memphis pork, there’s still room in town for those who prefer their meat “wet.” A sweeter tomato-based sauce balanced with a vinegary tang is one popular finishing touch. Another step is known as the mop. A mop is essentially dry rub plus water with or without vinegar, applied as a basting sauce while cooking to add deep flavor and moisture. This is what makes up a Memphis-style pulled-pork sandwich—along with, of course, pork shoulder, coleslaw, and a soft white bun capable of soaking up juices from the meat and Southern hospitality drifting through the air.


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