Meet The BBQ Pro – Righteous Pig BBQ

NAME: Scott Muir

 

RESTAURANT NAME: Righteous Pig BBQ

 

WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED: 124 east main street, Belleville,IL 62220

 

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED WITH BBQ: 10+years

 

WHATS IS YOUR COOKING STYLE AND WHAT KIND OF COOKERS DO YOU USE: Memphis style with some twist. We use a custom built charcoal and wood smoker

 

DO YOU SERVE WET OR DRY BBQ, AND WHY: Dry I’m proud of the food I serve and hope people, the true enthusiast knows,will try and enjoy it for what it really is supposed to be. But do offer 6 sauces. Cryin’ Swine- hot has Carolina reapers, ghost,and scorpion peppers and taste great. Ballistic is hot, peach-chipotle is a sweet and spicey. K.C. is sweet and smokey. Happy hop beer bacon- dark lager infused with bacon, there is actually bacon chunks in the sauce. Then our house sauce Righteous Pig- it’s an apple-butter cinnamon sauce very sweet and goes great with pork.

 

WHAT SMOKED MEATS ARE YOU BEST KNOWN FOR: House made Pork Belly Pastrami

 

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING TO BBQ THAT IS NOT ON YOUR MENU: tri-tip

 

ASIDE FROM BBQ, WHAT IS YOUR RESTAURANT KNOWN FOR: our service and chocolate covered bacon

 

WHAT BBQ ADVICE DO YOU HAVE FOR HOME COOKS: ask question, don’t be impatient, and cook with your heart

 

BBQ ACCOMPLISHMENT YOU ARE MOST PROUD OF: opening on the shoestring budget I did and being open for a year

 

WHAT DOES YOUR BBQ FUTURE HOLD: keep the doors open and hopefully expand, continue to enjoy cooking food for people and making them happy

 

HOW DO WE GET A HOLD OF YOU:

www.righteouspigbbq.com

https://www.facebook.com/righteouspigbbq

https://twitter.com/therighteouspig