By Tim Kowols
Often known for its Southern roots, barbecue is beginning to make its mark on Washington Island. The sixth annual Death’s Door BBQ brings some of the best cooks to the Washington Island Airport for a day of activities, music, and of course, barbecue. Even more important than the food, Town of Washington chairperson John Rader says the event brings people from not just the region but the entire country to their small community.
Death’s Door BBQ begins August 25 with the public being invited to the event on August 26. Forty-two teams were present at last year’s competition as they battled for $8,000 in prize money.