Inside the Smoker

The Benefits of Smoking: Exploring Low and Slow Cooking

The Benefits of Smoking: Exploring Low and Slow Cooking

If you know anything about Chad’s, it is how much we love smoking meat. We don’t stop at just the usual culprits, we smoke everything. Our wings, our burgers, and just about every meat we have on our menu. However, smoking meat might seem trendy, but its roots go way back. Unlike back then though, today we use it more for infusing flavor and creating amazing taste.

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Savoring the Flavors of Maryland BBQ: Chad’s Customer Reviews & Articles

Savoring the Flavors of Maryland BBQ: Chad's Customer Reviews & Articles

When it comes to savoring the flavors of authentic Maryland BBQ, the proof is in the pudding, or should we say, in the smoky, tender ribs and flavorful pulled pork? The heart and soul of BBQ excellence lies not only in the seasoned meats and secret rubs but also in the smiles and satisfaction of every customer. At Chad’s, our dedication to delivering a mouthwatering BBQ experience is measured not just in our recipes but in the words and reviews of our patrons. It’s not just food; it’s a celebration of taste, and we invite you to join us on a journey through the eyes – and taste buds – of our valued customers. Here are some of our favorite articles, and online reviews.

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Celebrate National Pickle Month & Get Chad’s Homemade Pickles

Celebrate National Pickle Month & Get Chad's Homemade Pickles

It’s that time of the year again! July is National Pickle Month, a celebration of one of the most beloved preserved foods in the world. Get our homemade pickles at Chad’s for National Pickle Month.

Whether you enjoy them on sandwiches, as a side dish, or as a tasty snack, pickles have become a staple in many cuisines. And what better way to celebrate this month than indulging in delicious homemade pickles?

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10 Things As Old As Chad’s BBQ!

10 Things As Old As Chad's BBQ!

Do you remember ten things as old as Chad’s BBQ? I do, and I remember so many phenomenal moments of 2013.  One is that Chad’s Bar-B-Cue began feeding its visitors in 2013 with fantastic food in a down-home atmosphere with excellent customer service. Owner Chad Sargent opened Chad’s BBQ in June 2013. Read on to learn more about Chad’s BBQ and a couple of other things that have spanned the previous decade!

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5 Southern Foods at Chad’s & Their History

5 Southern Foods at Chad's & Their History

As it turns out, Southern cooking’s trademarks were born from survival techniques—frying and salted meats kept people alive. The Southern Foods at Chad’s and their history begin their roots in Georgia, Mississippi, and Alabama, a collection of states commonly called the Deep South. Read on to learn more about Southern foods at Chad’s and how we can satisfy that craving with historical recipes.

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Little-Known Chad’s Menu Options our Loyal Customers All Know

Little-Known Chad's Menu Options our Loyal Customers All Know

Chad’s serves our amazing customers with deliciously unique menu options such as BBQ, sides, beverages, and desserts.  Our customers have told us that it’s not just about our fantastic food but also our excellent restaurant team and the fun family atmosphere. When you visit us, check out our inclusive menu with some of our most popular items, like our Pickle fries, sharable family meals, desserts, famous Maine Root drinks, and locally tapped beers. Many of you know these favorites on the menu, but if you’re new or forgotten, we wanted to let you in or remind you about some of Chad’s unique menu options.

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What Are Collard Greens & Why You Should Try Them

What Are Collard Greens & Why You Should Try Them

There’s something special about Southern cooking, where cooks bake comfort into every bite. The South doesn’t have a monopoly on fried chicken, pulled pork, cornbread, grits, or collard greens. But these favorite dishes bring to mind warm Southern hospitality. And they make for the perfect addition to any family meal. Many Southern classics have entered mainstream American cuisine — and even earned international adoration. Collard greens have yet to reach that level of popularity. But that might be because many people simply aren’t familiar with this delicious and versatile vegetable. What are collard greens, and why should you add them to your list of ingredients?

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5 Favorite Chad’s Menu Items for Pickle Lovers

5 Favorite Chad’s Menu Items for Pickle Lovers

Pickles, made from cucumbers submerged in brine, have been around for thousands of years. Although they are thought to have originated in India, the name comes from the Dutch word “pekel,” meaning brine. Regardless of their storied origins, these tangy treats have spread across the globe, amassing an army of pickle lovers along the way and becoming favorite menu items at greasy spoon diners and prestigious establishments alike. Whether you’re indulging pregnancy cravings, need an essential electrolyte, or are simply hankering for some salty, sour delight, you’ll find that the menu at Chad’s has a lot to offer in the way of pickles. It’s all thanks to delectable pickles that are made in-house. Which delicious dishes are likely to pique your palate when you’re peckish for pickles?

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