Past Meetup

Pig Out at The Pit - Using Everything But the Squeal!


The Pit ( is a much talked about whole hog, pit cooked, eastern North Carolina barbeque place in the warehouse district of downtown Raleigh. This isn't that Lexington style stuff, but authentic food from the gods. The pigs they cook are all raised in North Carolina using "free-range farming practices".

It is well known that pulled pork is the only foodstuff that tastes better than bacon so come join your fabulous friends in a fun evening of food nirvana. (Yes, I found a thesaurus (

From their website:
"North Carolina is known for its legendary barbecue joints. We proudly continue this tradition by serving authentic whole-hog, pit-cooked barbecue at The Pit in downtown Raleigh's warehouse district."

"A celebration of all of the great culinary offerings of the Old North State, The Pit has made a name for itself as the destination for the state's signature cuisine. The pigs used to produce the barbecue are all raised in North Carolina using free-range farming practices, and the freshest of the state's bountiful produce is featured in the starters, sides and desserts."