December 23, 2012

King of the Smoker Invitational, La Quinta Resort and Spa, Dec 8, 2012

King of the Smoker Invitational, La Quinta Resort and Spa, Dec 8, 2012  Slap Yo Daddy trophies won at King Of the Smoker (KOS).  Tough competition with 24 top teams from around America It was an honor and pleasure to

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December 1, 2012

Southwest Barbecue Academy, Scottsdale, December 1, 2012

Video  by David Galowitch, DG Productions   I first met Shelton Steele and Mike West from the BBQ Island store in Phoenix, Arizona, in 2009.  We hit it off right away as I was in Arizona to compete in my

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November 20, 2012

BBQ Class in Hilo, Hawaii, November 17, 2012

Full house at the Slap Yo’ Daddy BBQ Class in beautiful Hilo, Hawaii Class is all about hands-on learning, touching, seeing, and tasting. Many top secret BBQ tips and techniques were revealed “The sound of the surf is like a

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November 14, 2012

Recipe Rehab for ABC TV, November 14, 2012

Soo Family featured in ABC’s Recipe Rehab on Saturday morning. Aired April 27, 2013 Crew and cast, plus family dog Beans! My culinary creations are simply to die for!   They taste fabulous and the lard, butter, bacon, and sugar I

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October 28, 2012

Jack Daniels Invitational, Lynchburg, Tennessee, October 27, 2012

Jack Daniels Invitational October 27, 2012 The four days spanning the October 27, 2012 weekend were a giddy blur as the SYD team finished 27th out of 87 teams at the prestigious Jack Daniels Invitational Barbecue contest in Lynchburg, Tennessee.  There

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October 24, 2012

Preparing to cook the Jack Daniels Invitational 2012

October 24, 2012 As my team mate Benny Adauto and his wife Shari drive the SooMobile over 2,000 miles across the US from Diamond Bar to Lynchburg, we are making the final flight arrangements and last minute touches for our

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October 16, 2012

Harry’s Awesome Pimped Out WSM!

My sweetheart Donna of Butcher’s Daughter BBQ in Alameda surprised me with the most awesome birthday gift that a Weber Smokey Mountain addict like me could ever want!  She had been working on this Area 51 project for several

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September 22, 2012

MeatMeBlog by Sean Rice – Harry Soo’s Barbecue 101 Class: An Overview

I had the great pleasure to connect with food blogger Sean Rice of on the competition BBQ circuit where he photographed and blogged about various BBQ teams.  I invited Sean to join me in a cookoff in Anaheim in June 2012  and

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September 18, 2012

50% off SYD BBQ Class at the Four Seasons, Scottsdale, AZ on Oct 20

Due to last minute schedule conflicts with my Four Season dates for October, I’ve worked with the Four Seasons and the Southwest Barbeque Academy to convert the original 4-Day Four Seasons BBQ camp into a half day session

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September 2, 2012

John Lattuca, Canadian fan of Slap Yo Daddy BBQ makes Jack 2012

Michelle Kreker, 8, at the Winnipeg Free Press Pit Masters Championship.  Photo from It never ceases to amaze me how my BBQ journey has touched and influenced so many people around America and the world.  Many folks get to

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