Rochester Main Street Announces Blues Festival BBQ Winners
The smells of BBQ drifted along North Main Street at the third annual Blues Festival organized by Rochester Main Street last Saturday. In addition to the toe-tapping music, guests who purchased sampling buttons were able to sample the BBQ offerings of participating local eateries. Sponsored by Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, PA, the contest also allowed voting for a Peoples Choice Award for Best BBQ. Pictured above sporting their plaques are the winners of Best Brisket Dale Raymond and Mark Macchioni-Revolution Taproom & Grill (opening late August or early September), Happy Pappy’s Country Store, Best Chicken and People’s Choice Award- Chef Matt from Lilac City Grille, Best Ribs-Chef Lucas from The Garage at The Governor’s Inn, and Best Pulled Pork-Chef Jeff Bisson from Happy Pappy’s Country Store. Presenting the awards was on behalf of sponsor Leone McDonnell & Roberts, PA was Rochester Main Street Board Member Sue Roy with Rochester Main Street Executive Director Michael Provost.
Special thanks to BBQ Sponsor: Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, PA and to our BBQ participants: Lilac City Grille, Happy Pappy’s Country Store Revolution Taproom & Grill and The Garage at the Governor’s Inn. In the background on the DF Richard Energy main stage are members of the band TJ Wheeler & the Smokers.
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