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Update: NOVA Barbecue Brawl Canceled in Lorton

The next event is Sept. 8 in Aldie, VA

UPDATE: Northern Virginia Magazine released this statement regarding the BBQ Brawl, which was called off due to the rain: 

"Due to the storms in Lorton, the BBQ Brawl event on Aug. 25 has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience but want everyone to stay safe in the rainy weather. Our next BBQ event is scheduled for Sept. 8 at Pev’s Paintball in Aldie. Hope to see everyone there!"

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Who's got the meanest sauce, the most tender ribs, the leanest brisket in Northern Virginia?

This Saturday, join  Kingstowne, for Northern Virginia Magazine's BBQ Brawl at Lorton Station Town Center from 3 - 6 p.m. You'll have the chance to vote on who's got the best BBQ:

More than 500 people have been invited on Facebook to attend the event, which offers free food and entertainment, raffles and a moonbounce.  

More than 500 people have signed up on Facebook to attend the event, which offers free food and entertainment, raffles and a moonbounce.  

"We're going to have the best of the best, the cream of the crop from the NOVA barbecue scene battling it out to determine the ultimate barbecue joint in the region, as voted by you," said Gabriella Nunez of the Lorton Station Town Center Merchants Association

The BBQ Brawl will include: 

  • Free food
  • Live music from band "Feed Good Cabbage"
  • Half-priced beer
  • Moonbounces and Sno-cones for the kids  

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Beth Lawton (Editor) August 23, 2012 at 11:41 AM
3 - 6 p.m. on Saturday.
bob August 23, 2012 at 07:24 PM
No King Street Blues? How can it be barbeque without them!!
Mary Jo Prouty August 25, 2012 at 06:27 PM
Is there a rain date?
Diane August 25, 2012 at 08:21 PM
I just went over to Lorton Station and found nothing there. If there was supposed to be a barbecue battle it is not at Lorton Station.
PETER CHABRA August 25, 2012 at 10:18 PM
AT 4:50 A SUNNY AFTERNOON i WENT TO THE TOWN CENTER..AND WHERE'S THE BEEF OR PORK RIBS????
PETER CHABRA August 26, 2012 at 02:18 PM
A follow up to my earlier comment: I thought by some chance I was confused and went to LORTON MARKET CENTER since they have a GLORY DAYS GRILL, who also serve GREAT RIBS AND WINGS Maybe they were in this competetion as well, of course no activities .NO SMOKER TRAILERS anywhere I'm wondering what did they do with all those cooked ribs? what kind of organization doesn't follow thru? I did remeber that RED HOT & BLUE was competing thinking maybe they moved it to their landsdowne center location . I went in and the manager said it was "CORPORATE" ,I GIVE ALL 3 RIBS POOR GRADES . NOW some may say I'm unfair, but back to the Kingstowne RH&B location. I went back with my wife since I really wanted RIBS!!! I ordered a whole 24.00 "MEATY" slab, she ordered a smaller ribster sandwich ,great pork on a bun with 2 ribs hers was absolutely succulent, my1/2 wet 1/2sweet slab was really neither it had not much meat compared to my wifes 2 ribs . I couldn't complain since the manager who I had spoken earlier compt'd us an appetizer cheese fries(they were great ,so was MY sides) The service was absolutly great ! BUT my full slab of ribs just not that great.....MAYBE CORPORATE CAN FIX THIS ?OR THE MAGAZINE OR lorton town center CAN RESCHEDULE AND INCLUDE IT'S ABSOLUTE TENANTS

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