Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ are the Top Dawgs at Whitby Ribfest 2014 (along with pics from Bowmanville and Pickering Ribfests)

This is only my 3rd Ribfest of 2014 which is pretty far off the mark of 18 that I went to in 2012 but I still love to attend.

This past weekend was the 3rd Annual Whitby Ribfest and I had the pleasure of going on the Sunday along with my buddy Joe and some . . . → Read More: Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ are the Top Dawgs at Whitby Ribfest 2014 (along with pics from Bowmanville and Pickering Ribfests)

PRESS RELEASE…. Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ & Catering Grand Opening – Saturday March 23rd, 2013

On Saturday March 23rd, 2013 Owners Rob Butler and Donna Darling will be celebrating the opening of their new restaurant Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ and will do so in Grand style!

From 11:30 am to 1pm members of the Media and their friends will be in attendance as the official Ribbon ceremony takes place and . . . → Read More: PRESS RELEASE…. Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ & Catering Grand Opening – Saturday March 23rd, 2013

Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ & Catering opens full restaurant in Pickering beside the Liverpool GO Station

For the last three years Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ has been winning so many awards at Ontario area Ribfests and have been the home town heroes in Pickering, Whitby, Oshawa and Bowmanville.

One of the most common questions I have been asked is “When will Horn Dawgs open a restaurant so that we can . . . → Read More: Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ & Catering opens full restaurant in Pickering beside the Liverpool GO Station

Grill Parts Canada Contest Winner Dawn Shea claims her prize

Well some of you will remember that early in the Summer I ran a contest together with one of my blogs sponsors Grill Parts Canada out of Mississauga, Ontario

This was a huge contest with the 3rd place winner receiving a prize pack worth $150.00, and 2nd place coming away with $250.00 of BBQ products.

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Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ expanding, so we made them a new grill

My son has taken up Welding as a hobby and has some really cool equipment (though it makes metal very hot!) and has been a very fast learner doing some awesome work.

When my good friend Rob Butler of Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ told me he needed to get a second grill made for his . . . → Read More: Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ expanding, so we made them a new grill

First year Ribfests in Ontario there are a few, and this weekend it is Whitby’s turn.

I have seen a huge spike in hits to my 2012 Ontario Ribfest Schedule this season and a lot of that has to do with the fact that many of the Ribfest organizers have now been using my site as research material to see what the other cities are doing. And not only that I . . . → Read More: First year Ribfests in Ontario there are a few, and this weekend it is Whitby’s turn.

Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ hosts VIP Kickoff to the 2012 Whitby Rotary Club of Whitby Sunrise Ribfest coming July 13th -15th, 2012

Friday was a first for me.

I attended a kick off to a Ribfest held three weeks before the actual Ribfest event.

Manda Slater and Rob Butler of Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ

Rob Butler of Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ and Catering invited me to meet them at the MTC parking lot in the . . . → Read More: Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ hosts VIP Kickoff to the 2012 Whitby Rotary Club of Whitby Sunrise Ribfest coming July 13th -15th, 2012

BBQ Joint & more – Review of the brand new Stuttering John’s Bistro Bar in Oshawa, Ontario Canada

Donna Darling-Butler and Chef/Pitmaster Rob Butler Of Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ

My regular readers will know that I am friends with Rob Butler, Pitmaster of Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ who for the last 3 years has torn up the Ontario RibFest circuit rising up the ladder as one of the more popular Ribbers.

But . . . → Read More: BBQ Joint & more – Review of the brand new Stuttering John’s Bistro Bar in Oshawa, Ontario Canada

News Bite – Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ and their employee Manda gets on Jay Leno’s The Tonight Show!

This story still has legs, er well it has something.

You will remember back to the Ribfest held in Belleville Ontario a while back and Manda had her picture taken while working the grill for a local publication and the headline the next day which includes the term Succulent Racks cause a lot of commotion . . . → Read More: News Bite – Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ and their employee Manda gets on Jay Leno’s The Tonight Show!

Review of Mike’s Amazing Spice along with Horn Dawgs BBQ Sauce on Chicken

I make many of my contacts on twitter which is a great networking tool as many of you know. I became a follower of @MikesSpice and found out that Mike Proskow is a guy in Calgary, Alberta that has started to market his spice seasoning which he calls Mike’s Amazing Spice and he sent . . . → Read More: Review of Mike’s Amazing Spice along with Horn Dawgs BBQ Sauce on Chicken