Pat Neely Talks Neely’s Barbecue Parlor

New York is about to get a new barbecue destination with this week’s opening of Neely’s Barbecue Parlor – a collaboration between Food Network stars Pat & Gina Neely and New York’s Merchants Restaurant Group. Last week, we dropped by the restaurant and took a look at the space and the menu. This week – we chatted with Pat Neely himself to get an idea of what to expect at his first (though maybe not last) restaurant in the Big Apple. Check it Read the full article>>>

Neely’s BBQ Parlor Opens in New York City

Memphis, Tn – A Memphis couple famous for their BBQ is lending some flavor to the big apple. Pat and Gina Neely opened “Neelys Barbecue Parlor” on Tuesday in the heart of New York City. Since the announcement of the opening, reservations have been non-stop. Pat and Gina Neely joined Fox 13’s Mearl Purvis to discuss the opening. Neely’s Barbeque parlor is located on the Upper East Side of the big apple and reservations are recommended and they are open Read the full article>>>

First Look at Neely’s Barbecue Parlor

A trio of food-TV personalities have come together for Neely’s Barbecue Parlor, which opens Wednesday on the Upper East Side. Pat and Gina Neely of Food Network fame are the owners, withChopped champion Wade Burch (who cooked in near obscurity at Steamer’s Landing before his victory) heading up the kitchen. The space has an elegant-yet-homey look, with many separate dining rooms, an effect we’re told is meant to resemble a Southern home. As you might guess, the menu hews Southern, too: There’s barbecue, of course Read the full article>>>

Neely’s Barbecue Parlor Does
Southern BBQ NYC-Style

The pig statues are being laid out in the Upper East Side space that used to house Merchants – Neely’s Barbecue Parlor, a Southern-fried joint that bears the name of Food Network stars Gina and Pat Neely, will open on July 13. This isn’t an offshoot of their Neely’s restaurants in the South – chef Wade Burch points out that it’s the only Neely’s Barbecue Parlor in the U.S. and that it’s not part of the chain. Instead of working with the existing menu items in other locations, Burch is Read the full article>>>

Neely’s Opening Barbecue Joint in NYC

Memphis natives Gina and Pat Neely have spread the Memphis barbecue gospel via their Food Network television show, but now the couple is bringing some brick and mortar to the Big Apple. Neely’s Barbecue Parlor will open in Manhattan’s Upper East Side neighborhood, The New York Times reports. The restaurant will have a decidedly different feel than the original Neely’s restaurant, on Jefferson Avenue near Downtown Memphis. Barbecued mussels and cedar-planked salmon join the traditional pulled pork and ‘Memphis Style’ baby back Read the full article>>>

Neely’s BBQ Headed for NYC

Pat and Gina Neely, owners of Memphis-based Neely’s Bar-B-Que, are setting their sites on The Big Apple. The Food Network couple is partnering up with Abraham Merchant of Merchants Hospitality Inc. for a new restaurant called Neely’s Barbecue Parlor, set to open Wednesday, July 13. Unlike a number of New York barbecue joints, the eatery will “emphasize the woodpile, the Neely’s conveys more gracious dining,” according to The New York Times. In addition to the usual barbecue favorites, the menu will also Read the full article>>>

A Gigantic Parlor of Smoked Food on the UES

Barbecue has a new home. In the most literal way possible: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. Sofa. Little porcelain animal knickknacks. And like in every good home, 12-hour smoked beef brisket… Introducing Neely’s Barbecue Parlor, an authentic pulled-pig palace from the Food Network’s first family of BBQ that’s designed to look like a grand Southern mansion, taking reservations now for next Wednesday. Think of Pat and Gina Neely as a couple of new neighbors. Only ones that have hosted a successful cooking Read the full article>>>

Neely’s Barbecue Coming to New York

By FLORENCE FABRICANT Pat Neely, along with his brothers, opened his first barbecue restaurant in Memphis in 1988. Their chainlet in Tennessee has expanded since then, involving Pat’s wife, Gina. The couple became Food Network… FULL ARTICLE AT THE NEW YORK TIMES