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Rodney Scott’s BBQ Is Really, Really, Really Close to Opening

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Like, really, really

Charleston’s own salt bae
Robert Donovan
Erin Perkins is the editor of Eater Carolinas.

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. And where there’s fire near pitmaster Rodney Scott, there’s a whole hog slow cooking to perfection. There were reports of pungent wood smoke from 1011 King St. this week, along with sightings of the dining room at Rodney Scott’s BBQ. The brown paper covering the windows is down and Scott is testing the pits.

“Cook with love!” Scott teases on Facebook with a photo of a pig splayed out over the flames. The pitmaster says he is currently training the staff, but has yet to whisper a solid date for the opening.

Cook with love!

Posted by Rodney Scott's BBQ on Thursday, February 2, 2017

Could today be the day? Perhaps this weekend? Cooper Brewing posted on Instagram that Scott “... is about to throw down ...”

Just in case that haven't heard... #rodney is about to throw down on the #upperpeninsula

A photo posted by Cooper River Brewing (@cooperbrewing) on

Perhaps Charleston will line up for whole hog goodness this weekend. Scott’s father and oldest son will run the original Scott's Bar-B-Que in Hemingway, while he gets the new shop running in the Lowcountry.

UPDATE: Scott changed his Instagram profile description to announce he would open next Tuesday.

Rodney Scott Brings Whole Hog Barbecue Shop to Charleston [ECHS]
Scott's Bar-B-Que Keeps Whole Hog Tradition Alive in Hemingway [ECHS]
Rodney Scott’s BBQ [Instagram]

Rodney Scott's BBQ

1011 King St., Charleston, SC 29403 Visit Website