January 11, 2010

Famous Dave says Harry Soo’s BBQ 101 Class is the Real Deal!

Famous Dave in Harry’s BBQ 101 Class Harry is really surprised when Dave reveals who he is! I was honored to have the legendary Dave Anderson ( the founder of Famous Daves BBQ restaurants (180 store chain and winner

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October 21, 2009

Discovery Channel Press Web

Update Oct 21, 2009 – Discovery Channel Press Web – TLC Channel Press Release “TLC ADDS SIZZLE TO THE SCHEDULE WITH NEW SERIES ‘BBQ PITMASTERS'”

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May 28, 2009

Day 5 – Sunday, May 24; We win Reserve Champion!

  Mark and I were astounded to win Reserve Grand Champion (2nd Overall) on Sunday against a large contingent of top professional BBQ teams in a field of 161 teams in the GAB Open Contest. Habitual Smokers from Kansas won

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May 22, 2009

Day 3 – Friday, May 22, 2009; Great American BBQ Appetizer, Wraps, and Wings Contest

Mark and I decided for fun to enter the Friday appetizer, wraps, and wings contest. After we purchased our contest meats from Sam’s Club in Kansas City, we dropped by a grocery store and picked up shrimp,

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April 19, 2009 – BBQ Lovers of LA and Eastside Foodies get together

Shilo and I attended our first BBQ event, a social website that brings together people with common interests. Many thanks to David from the BBQ Lovers of LA and Alexis from the Eastside Foodies, for organizing this event at Robin’s Woodfire

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April 6, 2009

Hesperia State BBQ Championship

It was cold and windy but we were able to complete our BBQ turn-ins without major problems (see canopy flying 50 feet; luckily no one was hurt).  Everyone enjoyed the Friday Potluck CBBQA Finger Eggrolls with Shimp and Chili-Lime Dipping sauce.

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March 27, 2009

Harry’s Apprentice Pitmaster Steven

I was very touched when Steven, 10-year old son of a family friend, decided to write about me in his school assignment which was to describe someone who had inspired him. He drew a picture of me which

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March 21, 2009

KCBS Judging Class, Orange County, California

I was privileged to be part of a five-member team of volunteers who prepared 72 turn-in boxes for a KCBS judging class in Orange County, California. 36 Certified BBQ Judges (CBJs) were minted on March 21, 2009.  These CBJs will

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March 6, 2009

Jack Daniel Prawns at Tempe BBQ Festival Potluck

I finally got around to editing the March 6, 2009, video my son Brian shot of me making the Prawns in Jack Daniels Beurre Blanc Sauce with Marinated Artichokes and Sun-Dried Tomatoes over Black Calamari Ink Pasta at the Tempe

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March 3, 2009

Harry Did Not Make Bobby Flay Grill It Program

Unfortunately my January 2009 Bobby Flay Grill It audition video did not make the final 13 chosen for the 2009 season.  I prepared two knockout dishes: Grilled Lobster and Seafood Paella with Chorizo and Saffron, and Seared Ahi Tuna with

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