Written By Sophie MacKenzie Edibles / Must Have / Victoria May 30, 2014 Pig BBQ Joint’s Bean Side SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestFeijoada, Quebec-style, Franks and Beans, or just good old fashion British beans and toast – let’s face it, no matter what you call them people are mad for those stewed little legumes. And Victoria is no exception to the rule! While they can be eaten simply ‘as is’, or served with a big fry-up breakfast, I think they are best eaten in the summer-time, devoured alongside the complementary accompaniments of a crisp coleslaw and wedge of sweet cornbread.While the summer-time heat may have you re-thinking any idea of slaving over a hot stove, you don’t have to go far to enjoy a hearty dish of home-style beans. Pig BBQ Joint offers up some of Victoria’s most beloved beans for a easy and affordable meal ($1.75 for a side). The beans, which have remained true to the original recipe from Pig’s incarnation on View Street, are comprised of three different varieties: red kidney, black turtle, and pork and beans. These are stewed in a mixture of “caramelized onion, garlic, red peppers, and house made barbeque sauce” explains kitchen manager Richard Teves. Rounding out the flavours of their Carolina style tangy beans are the classic southern ingredients of brown sugar, grainy mustard, and molasses which help “balance the sweet and sour” flavours”. And if that didn’t have your mouth watering, lets not forget is the addition of some brisket at the end for good measure. Pig’s beans can been enjoyed a la carte , or eaten along such other southern classics as their fried chicken or cornbread. Specials featuring the beloved beans such as the Tater Tots with Pulled Pork and Beans are always major hits, but one can always take creative liberty with the menu and muster up their own food fantasy (hello Poutine with BBQ Beans…and maybe some Pulled Pork if you’re feeling wild).(Side note): Keep your eyes peeled for Food Network’s ‘You Gotta Eat Here’ feature of Pig in the Atrium. WebsiteHours: 11- 10 p.m. Seven Days a WeekLocation:1325 Blanshard St and Unit 129 2955 Phipps RdPhone: 250-590-7627 West Shore 250-590-5193 DowntownFacebook: pigjointTwitter: @pigbbqjoint SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Sophie MacKenzie Sophie MacKenzie is a food enthusiast through and through. When she isn't busy working early mornings shifts at a local bakery, she can be found creating and photographing original recipes for her wholefoods centred blog. Her ... Read More You may also like Dessert / Recipes July 13, 2020 Panna Cotta with Balsamic Roasted Strawberries and Basil Sugar Story and recipe and photography by: Isabelle Bulota Strawberry season has arrived! There is so much we can do with this delicious, beautiful ... Read More Bar / Recipes February 27, 2020 Kuma Bitters For those who can’t be bothered to finesse and monitor the blending process of the three-jar method written about in March| April’s Bar 101, here ... Read More Food News October 1, 2019 Rancho Vignola – Vancouver Island Harvest Sale Rancho Vignola – New Crop Nuts & Dried Fruit is hosting its annual Vancouver Island Harvest Sale on November 29th and 30th at ... Read More Food Events / Food News September 18, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-Island & Tofino September|October 2019 The Buzz Up-Island It’s high time for festival season! I anticipate this time of the year all year long when fresh produce is in abundance, ... Read More Causes / Chefs / Events / Food Heroes / Sustainability August 30, 2019 An Evening with Chef Ned Bell and Ocean Wise On August 20, 2019, Ocean Wise and Eagle Wing Whale and Wildlife Watching Tours teamed up to present the first in a series of speaker events in ... Read More Food Events / Food News July 3, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-island & Tofino July|August 2019 The Buzz Up-island July 2019 “First we EAT, then we do everything else”(M.K.Fisher) – at least I do anyway. Never short of ... Read More Comments are closed.