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Carl’s Perfect Pig:  Press

Carl’s Perfect Pig in the Press. Local and National publications have take notice of Carl’s Perfect Pig. Here are some of the articles we have come across.

(If you happen to come across an article mentioning the Pig, let us know!)

Harper’s Bazaar

The Nashville Fork

The Wall Street Journal June 2007WSJ-header

“The Best Barbeque” by: Raymond Sokolov

see online article here,

Article Excerpts featuring Carl’s Perfect Pig:

“…The sleeker, sophisticated places up north may lack the romance of a trip to a shack in rural Alabama or Tennessee, but they also don’t threaten the originals, a remarkable number of which show few signs of losing spirit or changing their methods.

wsj-ribsAt Carl’s Perfect Pig Bar B Que in White Bluff, Tenn., I dined on an artful jumble of shoulder shreds punctuated with browned bits of the outside of the meat..” “… The Q evangelists behind this barn of a place should think about extending their mission to the barbecue wilderness of Los Angeles. We ate in the local standbys Woody’s and Phillips, but found their meats overcooked and undersmoked. What Tinseltown most needs these days is authentic Lockhart brisket followed by a rough-and-tumble banana pudding from Carl’s Perfect Pig…”

(see online article here)

Vanity Faire Article Vanity Faire August 2010 “Where There’s Smoke… There’s Great BBQ”
Carl’s Perfect Pig is ranked 2nd in the Country’s Best BBQ Joints list






Southern Living March 2011

“Discover Tennessee: Trails and Byways section”Carl's Perfect Pig in Discover Tennessee Trails and Byways

“…You won’t go hungry on the Screaming Eagle Trail – stop off at Carl’s Perfect Pig in White Bluff for a rack of some of Tennessee’s best BBQ ribs and banana pudding..”

Tennessee Trails and Byways here

Tennessee Vacation Guide 2007 Edition

“State of the Barbecue”

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“..Carl Teitloff’s barbecue joint. located on a sleepy highway, is known by locals (and increasingly pork-savvy out-of-towners) as having the best barbeque around – even better than the countless spots in nearby Nashville…”

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Virgil’s BBQ in NY City includes Carl’s Perfect Pig on it’s Place Mats indicating “Great All-Around Barbecue”

Virgil's NYC BBQ adds Carl's Perfect Pig to its Placemats

Carl’s Perfect Pig BBQ and Grill in White Bluff, Dickson County, Tennessee.

“Where a waist is a terrible thing to mind!”