Eat and Drink New Yorkers feast on country's best barbecue in Madison Square Park By amNY.com staff June 10, 2018 9:47 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email The Big Apple Barbecue Block Party brings some of the country's best barbecue — including ribs from a newly minted James Beard Award winner — to Madison Square Park each year. On Saturday, New Yorkers descended upon the park to feast. Photo Credit: Linda Rosier Mike "Chopper" Parott, from Sam Jones BBQ in Ayden, North Carolina, chops pork for sandwiches. Photo Credit: Linda Rosier Pulled pork sandwiches from Sam Jones BBQ. Photo Credit: Linda Rosier Star whole-animal butchers Erika Nakamura, left, and Jocelyn Guest serve up three types of sausages made with meats from upstate. Photo Credit: Linda Rosier Holly Holbrook-Gross has a kielbasa from the J&E Small Goods booth. Photo Credit: Linda Rosier Holly Holbrook-Gross enjoys her kielbasa. Photo Credit: Linda Rosier Mike Brixey, representing Dallas, Texas, works the grill for Baker's Ribs. Photo Credit: Linda Rosier Stomachs full, Mike Bovino of North Massapequa, Monaca Marquez and Nicola Marquez rest on the lawn. Photo Credit: Linda Rosier Grill masters Jake Timmons, left, and Scott Irvine from Dinosaur Bar-B-Que prepare ribs. Photo Credit: Linda Rosier Erin Harpe performs at the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party. Photo Credit: Linda Rosier Tiffany Charbonier, left, and Matt Huiatt eat ribs from Rodney Scott's BBQ. By amNY.com staff Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.