BBQ sauces from across the state of North Carolina competed for one of three spots at this year's Democratic National Convention, taking place in Charlotte. Judges tasted a variety of sauces looking for the best vinegar-based, mustard-based and tomato-based recipe.
Asheville's popular 12 Bones Smokehouse took home the top billing in the tomato category. For anyone who's eaten there, this news probably comes as no surprise considering the restaurant has a line out the door every single day. Next time you're in town be sure to try their sweet tomato sauce, but keep in mind they have other sauces with a cult following as well, including their popular blueberry chipotle.
Check out the full story from the Mountain Xpress.