2014 – The Year of the BBQ


Chorlton Beer Festival – July 4th & 5th

What goes great with beer? Barbecue! We are at Chorlton Beer Festival, held annually at St Clement Church, come on down for a fantastic selection of beers, and a pulled pork sandwich from Yours Truly.

Chorlton Beer Festival 


Camp & Furnace Friday Food Slam -July 11th

Camp & Furnace, Liverpool

Friday Food Slam Info


Belgrave Music Hall Street Feast – Leeds – July 12th

We’re off to sunny Leeds, to a regular and fantastic night of food and beers, come on down!

Belgrave Steet Feast


Blackthorn Music Festival – 25th to 27th July

We are really excited about Blackthorn, a cracking and unique festival that takes place just outside south Manchester, in the stunning setting of Blackthorn farm. There’s a quary, a water fall, hills and fields, the place is really quite beautiful – so much so you can’t believe it’s so close to Manchester. If you’ve got the weekend free, we highly recommend going. Unlike most other festivals, this one does not require bankruptcy to attend, and we’ll be there, with the BBQ, the smoker, and some tents, selling great food along with Streatza and Chaat Cart, to all the wise festival goers.

The farm is just outside Compstall, Stockport.



The British Street Food Awards:

Northern Heat – Sat 14th June

Hosted by Guerrilla Eats, at Old Granada Studios, we there along with 19 other traders, all competing to win entry to the street food awards final! Come on down for a cracking day where they’ll be more types of food on offer than you can shake a stick at, and you can vote for your favourite.

 GE British Street FOOD awards


Grillstock Manchester 2014 – 28th & 29th June

Albert Square (outside the town hall) will be packed for a 2 day food festival, featuring the best in super meat! We of course will be there, and rocking our new smoker, to try and take the crown as the best



Altrincham Market – 11th May

We’re at Alty Market on the Sunday, serving up BBQ treats. Come down to browse the many excellent stalls selling all sorts, and grab a BBQ sandwich while you’re there.

Altrincham Market details


Guerrilla Eats Street Food Party! – 17th May

The Gorilla is back – check it out.

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23rd May – Camp & Furnace Friday Food Slam

Camp & Furnace, Liverpool

Friday Food Slam Info


Lowry Outlet food festival – 24th to 26th May

This one will be a cracker, packed with tasty treats and featuring our brand new smoker trailer!

Lowry Food Festival Website


Lowry Centre Garden Party – 12th-14th April


The first outing of our smoker will be here at the Lowry Garden Party. Three days of BBQ and our stall will feature our new shiny smoker – she’s going to be a beauty.


18th April – Camp & Furnace Friday Food Slam

Camp & Furnace, Liverpool



Urban Market Foodie – Old Granada Studios – 19th April

Granada studios is well on its way through a transformation into an exciting food, drink and entertainment location – and we’ll be there at one of the first Urban Market Foodies, coz what’s a foodie without BBQ?




Sounds from the other city @ Islington Mill – May 4th


Back for our second year for this most fun of events – get your tickets quick!


Mississippi Blues Cruise – March & April 2014

You will not want to miss this one. The Liquorists are bring something really unique – here’s what they say about it:

“Take a trip down Ole’ Man River (aka the Manchester Ship Canal) for an evening of Creole cooking, tub thumping blues played live, and the finest drinks ever served on water. We will be supping on Whiskey, good ole bourbon! Old Fashioneds, Brown Derby’s, Sazeracs…the finest American Whiskey, in the finest drinks, a better bed fellow for the Creole Cuisine you cannot find. And when the spirit truly takes you, our live blues will kick in! You will feel the Voodoo vibes we guarantee!”

And we’re there to bring the BBQ! Once on board not only will the Liquorists be providing you with some first rate drinks, we’ll be serving our special menu of BBQ treats.

Click here for tickets

These will go fast so get it booked. Ticket price includes drinks and the BBQ.

Dates are:

Friday 14th – 7pm
Friday 21st – 7pm
Saturday 22nd – 1pm
Friday 28th – 7pm
Friday 4th – 7pm
Saturday 5th – 1pm


BBC 6 Music Festival – 28th Feb to the 1st March


We are very excited to be at the BBC 6 Music Festival – two days off BBQ!

Fire & Salt BBQ BBC 6 Music Stall
Fire & Salt BBQ BBC 6 Music Stall


Valentines Day – 14th February – Home Delivery Special

We are doing take away for one night only, a Valentines night special because it’s the worst night of the year to go out for dinner, so stay in, with RIBS! Head to our store page for details.


2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd February – Altrincham Market



Mega Brisket Slicing at Alty Market
Mega Brisket Slicing at Alty Market

31st January & 7th February – Camp & Furnace Friday Food Slam

Camp & Furnace, Liverpool



December 2013



Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Every weekend until Christmas!

Spinningfields Christmas Market

We’ve already done one and it was BRILLIANT! Spinningfields market is now going full speed ahead, with the ice ring, helter skelter, two pop up bars, and of course the crew from Guerrilla Eats in the main market: Yes there’s even other fantastic market stalls there. This is the market to go to in manchester this Christmas. Come on down and see for yourself.


Last one! 20th-22nd December

If you’re in town for last minute christmas shopping, make sure you pop down to Spinningfields to check out the stalls there, and of course head to the food section where we’ll be with the smoked meat.

Merry Christmas! Nice set up at Spinningfields
Merry Christmas! Nice set up at Spinningfields

November 2013

I’ve gone and done it again, deleted the list of public events for November before copying them over to here.

Here’s some photos to look at while I try to work out what we did again, we definitely were at Chorlton Love Beer Festival coz we have the pictures!

Set up at Chorton love beer festival
Set up at Chorton love beer festival
Night time at Chorlton Love Beer Festival. We're so pretty.
Night time at Chorlton Love Beer Festival. We’re so pretty.

October 2013


10th to 13th October – Indy Man Beer Con

We’re back for our second year at IMBC and we’ll be there with a whole host of our fellow Guerrilla Eats food traders. This is going to be 4 days of beer and food heaven

Fire & Salt's little set up at IMBC
Fire & Salt’s little set up at IMBC
We had our bro's, the Dirty Dogs with us at IMBC
We had our bro’s, the Dirty Dogs with us at IMBC


The hall for food (and beer!) at IMBC
The hall for food (and beer!) at IMBC



19th October – Guerrilla Eats Street Food Party

Not ones for taking it slow, after Wilmslow in the day Fire & Salt are shooting over to our very own Guerrilla Eats Street Food Party at Unit 60 New Bailey Street. This is going to be a big one, with a large set of different traders and a host of new decorations thrown in to the space. Hope you can make it!


25th October – Stockport Market

Come on down to Stockport Market in the evening, it’s a great place to hang out with some drinks and access to a great variety of street food stalls. We’ll be there serving up our famous slow smoked BBQ meats.

Fire & Salt ready to go at Stockport Market
Fire & Salt ready to go at Stockport Market


26th & 27th October – Urban Market in Greengate Square, Manchester

A new market opens in Greengate Square near to Manchester Cathedral, and we’ll be there with some delicious BBQ for everyone.

Times are:

10am-5pm Sat 26th

11am-5pm Sun 27th


September 2013

I’ve gone and deleted the log of September, the pitmaster is going to cut my supply of Brisket off for this – I best re construct it fast, until then here are some nice pictures :)

This is us at the Wilmslow Artisan Market, I think this was Sept :)
This is us at the Wilmslow Artisan Market, I think this was Sept :)
Pork Shoulder on the smoker - yum
Pork Shoulder on the smoker – yum


Smoking RIBS!
Smoking RIBS!


Corporate event catering for hungry office workers - the love of BBQ unites all
Corporate event catering for hungry office workers – the love of BBQ unites all

August 2013

The Beagle

We are feeding Chorlton via The Beagle a lot in August. We’re there every Tuesday for Rib Night, but we’re also cracking out other BBQ treats Friday 2nd and most Sundays, so come on down for some slow cooked smoke infused meat goodness.

Dig The City – Manchester: King St: 8th to 10th 

As part of Manchester’s urban gardening festival we’re going to be set up on King St serving BBQ treats to anyone who passes by. There’s lots of other market stalls set up as well selling all sorts of wonderful stuff, drop by for a hello and a pulled pork roll.


Port Street Beer House – 22nd

We’re serving up our fantastic BBQ food at Port Street Beer House in Manchester on Thursday night. Pop in to sample some of their excellent beers (they’ve got so many!) and we’ll feed you up good.


Summercamp Festival Liverpool: 24th / 25th

A festival of music, food, art, friends and family. We’ll be there feeding the hundreds of folks along with all our friends at Guerilla Eats. Check out the event below at their website:


Guerrilla Eats – 30th

The guerrilla is back – we’re putting on another event in manchester! It’s going to be a full powered street food party, with music, drinks and of course an amazing line up of street food. Stay tuned to twitter for all the details.


Dig the city - Manchester King St - August 2013
Dig the city – Manchester King St – August 2013

What’s on in March?

28th March – Fire & Salt BBQ Co. at the Gaslamp

To kick off a month long residency in the Gaslamp kitchen, we’ll be hosting a special Texas barbecue night. Expect, salt and pepper brisket, hot smoked link-sausages and some hot cornbread to go with the top beer pairings put on by the Gaslamp. It’s going to be special.  Find us at 50 Bridge St  Manchester, M3 3BW from 6pm on 28th March.

Here’s our menu:

Salt and Pepper Brisket - 16-hour hickory smoked brisket, marinaded and then rubbed with a simple salt and pepper rub

Smoked hot-link sausages – A pork and beef blend, smoked over low heat then seared on the grill and served with a light barbecue sauce

Black treacle beans – rich and smokey, these  beans are slow cooked for four hours in a black treacle sauce with a cayenne pepper spice mix

Texan-potato salad – made with boiled potatoes, onions, paprika, cayenne pepper and a small dash of barbecue sauce

Sesame coleslaw – White cabbage coleslaw in a vinegar sauce with toasted sesame seeds for added flavour

“This is a true Texan-sized portion of Barbecue.”

Smoked brisket served hot
Smoked brisket served hot

The full menu will be £15 or £25 with matched beers provided by The Gaslamp


30th March – Guerrilla Eats

The monthly street food night-market is back in town and we’re back with it. We’ll be upping our game for this one and bringing out our new barbecue sauce for you to take home with you.



23rd March – Levenshulme Market

We’re proud to be serving up at the first of the new Levenshulme Market. We’ll be bringing our classic Beef brisket along with a special breakfast dish for anyone who get down to see us before midday. Keep an eye on our Twitter to find out what our breakfast dish is going to be.

Barbecue pork fresh off the pit
Barbecue pork fresh off the pit

Carolina Cookout Supperclub

Tickets are now sold out for this event, keep your eyes peeled for new events coming up shortly…

It’s cold and wet so we thought what better way to celebrate than to have a winter BBQ supperclub.  On February 8th and 9th 2013 we’ll be giving people a taste of the Carolinas with some of our finest slow smoked BBQ to warm you up at a secret location in Manchester.

We will be asking for a £10 deposit and a further £15 (£25 total) contribution for the event. You are welcome to bring your own drinks and there is no finishing time. Doors open at 19:30.



Chopped BBQ

There is only one kind of BBQ in Carolina – pork.  We smoke ours for 18 hours after giving it one of our hand made rubs

Brunswick Stew

A deep south classic; this stew is what happens when small mammals carrying ears of corn fall into BBQ pits.


Jalepeno Hush Puppies

Deep fried cornmeal bites spiced with pickled jalepeno

Collard Greans

No Carolina meal is complete without greens cooked with bacon.

Deep fried Okra

Tasty deep fried morsels of Okra

Barbecue Joint Black Eyed Beans

Peppery black eyed beans seasoned with thyme and bay leaves


Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding

Take one of North Carolina’s greatest exports and turn it into a homely dessert served alongside a big dollop of fresh ice cream


Wintercue is coming

We’re gearing up for winter and we’ve packed out our calender for December.  Expect Christmas BBQ specials and traditional southern BBQ throughout the month.  We’ll be smoking meats in our BBQ pit come rain or snow – take that weather!

16th December 2012 – Chorlton Bazaar - 13:00 – 19:00

Chorlton Irish Club will be transformed into a bustling bazaar for Christmas as every inch is taken over with a whole heap of quality stalls selling second-hand clothes, vintage finds, records, accessories and more, more, more.

Add DJs, gluhwein, cocktails and workshops to the mix for right good Christmassy cheerfulness.

We’ll be there to make sure you meet your daily requirement for meat 1pm -  7pm. Menu coming soon.

17 High Lane  Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, Greater Manchester M21 9DJ

16th December 2012 – Shebeen Festival, Indigo Withington – 19:00 – Late

She­been Fes­ti­val is a one day cel­e­bra­tion and com­ing together of Man­ches­ter pro­mot­ers, musi­cians and artists. A one wrist­band, multi venue expe­ri­ence across 6 venues in Fal­low­field and With­ing­ton, cel­e­brat­ing Manchester’s music and art culture. To get your tickets head over here.

We’re at the festival to make sure you don’t go hungry – we’ll be in ‘The Juke Joint’ pop up bar  at Indigo Withington to bring you a Pop-Up Win­ter BBQ and beer cel­e­bra­tion.  With beverages pro­vided by Wild Beer Co.

455 Wilm­slow Road, Manchester M20 4AN


6th December 2012 – Port Street Beer House Pop Up

We’ll be at Port Street Beer House from 6pm serving up:

  • Slow smoked brisket on Texas toast with slaw and our home made BBQ Sauce
  • BBQ beans
  • Brisket Box with BBQ beans, slaw and pickles
  • Mince Pie BBQ Sauce
  • Tennessee Red
  • South Carolina Gold

8th – 9th December 2012 – Guerrilla Eats Christmas

Joining the top notch lineup of traders at Guerrilla Eats Christmas, come and see us at Port Street Car Park – there’s awesome food, competitions and music to keep you warm.

We’ll be there from 4pm – 10pm on Saturday and 11am – 4pm on Sunday.

The menu for the weekend is:

  • Chopped BBQ roll (pork) with slaw and bbq sauce
  • Beef rib roll
  • Mac and Cheese
  • BBQ box – your choice of shredded beef rib or chopped BBQ with slaw and mac and cheese
  • Mince pie BBQ sauce
  • Tenneesse Red
  • South Carolina Gold

ALERT – We are unleashing ‘The Dish of Unspeakable Firey Torment‘ and it needs to be taken down. Made with our barbecue pork and a spicy salsa of naga and scotch bonnet chilies, then topped with fresh nagas and a burning sour cream, this dish is not for the faint hearted.

If you want to tackle our competition and take down ‘The Dish’, tell us what makes you a chili massacring warrior tough enough to take down this chill. Let us know on Twitter with the hashtag #fireytorment, and you could join us at 8:00pm on Saturday to face your fellow chili fiends and the Dish itself… think hard about it before you enter this contest.

There will be a prize for the quickest eater who can then withstand 3 minutes of waiting after eating.

Guerrilla Eats

On Saturday 3rd November we’ll be stoking the coals and cooking up some chopped BBQ and sides at a secret location in Manchester.

To find out details of the location put your name down here

Find out more about Guerrilla Eats, a new street food collective in Manchester.BabyGorilla~p1