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America's Best Barbecue from Coast to Coast
December 17, 2018
Melvin’s Sauce Featured in Charleston Mag’s Foodie Gift Guide!
December 04, 2018

See page 7 of the Gift Guide

David Bessinger shares his family’s savory barbecue history
November 27, 2018

Melvin David Bessinger's passion for what he puts on a plate is as deeply-rooted as the pride he has for family. The third-generation pit-master comes from a long line of BBQ Pioneers with musta...

Fresh Look, Classic Techniques - Melvin's Featured in Mount Pleasant Magazine
July 11, 2018
Melvin's Original Golden Secret Featured in SoutherCastiron.com
June 04, 2018

Melvin's Original Golden Secret BBQ Sauce has been featured in South Cast Iron in their article "Our 6 Favorite Southern-Made Barbecue Sauces"

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Local dad hopes to spread autism awareness by sharing story of daughter’s diagnosis
April 16, 2018
Melvin's Owner David Bessinger Featured on Fox 24
April 04, 2018
South Carolina's 1st Stick Burner Jambo Pit
June 06, 2017

Any BBQ Pit Master knows the Jambo Pit is top of the line! We are so excited to unveil South Carolina's 1st "Stick Burner" Jambo Pit at Melvin's Legendary Barbecue in Mount Ple...

The Pork Grind
July 14, 2016

Melvin's Barbecue featured in Azalea Magazine as one of the great BBQ restaurants in the Lowcountry.

Six Classic Treats for Keeping Cool in the Lowcountry
July 09, 2016

Melvin's banana pudding makes the Post and Courier's list! 

Melvin's Featured in Food Republic
July 05, 2016
Share Your 'Que
May 03, 2016

May is National BBQ Month! We would like to see how YOU are celebrating National Barbecue Month.  Share some of your favorite barbecue photos by tagging us on Instagram @melvinsBB...

Melvin’s offers 1999 barbecue prices through Jan. 30
January 11, 2016

While many are reflecting on 2016 and the year to come Melvin's Barbecue is looking ba...

Southern Living: A South Carolina BBQ Icon Returns to All-Wood Cooking
October 01, 2015
Melvin's makes Charleston Bucket List
August 28, 2015

Melvin's Barbecue was featured on the blog, Your Local Cousin, as part of their post titled Read more

SOUTHERN LIVING: Is Carolina Barbecue Going Texas-Style?
August 03, 2015

Texas BBQ has come to Melvin's and it tastes so good, y'all! Our founder, Melvin Bessinger, was one of the ...

Local barbecue restaurant brings out line of all natural meats
July 27, 2015
Melvin's BBQ Featured in JimEssennger.com: A MORE WHOLESOME ‘CUE
July 09, 2015

Melvin’s Barbecue commits to Prime Grade Beef and All Natural Meats

Melvin’s Barbecue recently announced that the generations-old restaurant, with locations on James Isla...

Charleston Living Magazine
May 02, 2015

Read the history of Melvin's in this Charleston Living Magazine article.

Melvin's brings on the burnt ends
February 06, 2015

A South Carolina barbecue institution so identified with pork that it 25 years ago adopted a smiling pig as its logo is venturing deeper into beef barbecue territory.

Melvin's Barbecue celebrates 75 years
January 28, 2015

Melvin's is excited to announce its most recent brand "refresh" including a new logo, website, social media presence and updated menu.


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