All kinds of ribs showed up Saturday at the first Rub My Rib contest in Charleston, held at the Charleston Maritime Center. But only a select few came away as winners.
The event pitted local restaurants against each other and included a wild card amateur cook.
Champions in the Critics Choice category were:
1st, Liberty Taproom.
2nd, Remedy Market.
3rd, James Lipp, wild card.
Tops in the People's Choice category were:
1st, Smokey Oak Taproom.
2nd, James Lipp, wild card.
3rd, Home Team BBQ.
The event benefited Communities in Schools, a dropout-prevention program.