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Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Urban Bar-B-Que

More than four years ago at their Rockville location, Urban Bar-B-Que owners David Calkins and Lee Howard were turning out barbecue with an overtaxed metal smoker approximately the size of a dorm-room refrigerator. It was as much a convection oven as a smoker, a contraption that required employees to fill (and refill and refill) a […]

Urban Bar-B-Que in Sandy Spring Is Going Honky Tonkin’

Perhaps not honky tonkin' in the Hank Williams sense, but the Sandy Spring location of the mini-Urban Bar-B-Que chain is planning to add live music late this summer, after owners David Calkins and Lee Howard expand their smokehouse. When I spoke to Calkins on the phone this morning, he talked about not only adding live […]

Urban Bar-B-Que to Open Third Store in Sandy Spring

The owners of Urban Bar-B-Que plan to open a third location of their small smokehouse chain in the former Willoughby's Market in Sandy Spring, pitmaster David Calkins told Y&H over the weekend. The lease has been signed, and since the space won't require a massive build-out for the restaurant, Calkins expects to open the latest Urban within […]