About the Host

Danielle Dimovski aka Diva Q has a passion for barbecue that knows no boundaries; she lives breaths and eats barbecue. Diva Q travels all over North America competing in a variety of sanctioned barbecue competitions, writing about barbecue and eating anywhere barbecue is served. 

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Season 1, Episode 6

Atlanta to North Carolina Crawl

Danielle heads to Georgia, the land of peaches and Bubba Q BBQ. After that, it's off to Midway BBQ, a quaint place in a tiny little town in South Carolina.

Monday
Mar 27
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 7

Kentucky Competition

Danielle heads to Kentucky to compete in the Owensboro Grillin' and Chillin' BBQ cookoff. Then it's off to Ol' Hickory Pit BBQ to eat some mutton, and try out their family recipe of barbecued beans.

Monday
Mar 27
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 11

Carolina Whole Hog and Q'n for a Cause

Danielle hits up the only BBQ joint in Johns Island, SC, for smoked ribs and a taste of their 32 side dishes. Then, she wakes up at the crack of dawn to cook a whole hog and take part in a BBQ fundraiser for a local charity.

Monday
May 1
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 12

KC Strip Steak, Burnt End Chili and Team Diva Q

Danielle crawls her way to Kansas City, MO, to prep for her next BBQ contest. She starts by feasting on an unbelievable KC strip steak. Then, she hits the woodlot to study up on smoke woods and noshes on 'competition-style' BBQ.

Monday
May 1
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 13

The American Royal

Danielle is up against 150 of the world's grand BBQ champions at the American Royal BBQ competition. With a storm coming and 13 BBQ categories to turn in, Danielle turns up the heat for the judges.

Monday
May 1
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 9

Korean BBQ, Candied Pork, and Whole Hog BBQ

Danielle stops in Raleigh, North Carolina, to visit her friend and RV builder George Campeau. Before they crawl their way through town, George installs a couple of new bells and whistles on her trailer to help her out at the next competition. First stop on the crawl, Clyde Cooper's BBQ, a place that's been around for 80 years. Next, Danielle visits 'Que, a whole hog BBQ joint owned by South Carolina BBQ legend, Ed Mitchell. Ed's method may be old school, but the menu and the decor are modern. Next, Danielle explores fusion BBQ at the Bulkogi Korean BBQ truck. Danielle samples some spicy Korean-Mexican dishes like the Bulkogi Korean BBQ Bowl and the Bulkogi taco. Lastly, Danielle heads to Charlotte, NC, to Midwood Smokehouse. They have created a lot of fun items like BBQ tacos, pork burnt ends, and cubes of smoked pork candied in cola sauce.

Monday
Jun 26
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 3, Episode 10

Beer, BBQ and Bratwurst

Diva Q parks in South Carolina for grilled venison and German pork and sauerkraut sliders with her buddy Chad. They run into some trouble at the Squealin' Square BBQ Contest when their generator breaks, leaving them powerless.

Monday
Jun 26
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 13

BBQ Crawl

The World Food Championships have arrived! Before the stress sets in, Diva Q and team grab a bite of Vegas BBQ. They head to John Mull's Road Kill Grill, a roadside BBQ restaurant with a serious history in Nevada. The owner is the fourth generation to butcher and barbeque meats at this family restaurant. They chow down on a pile of BBQ meats to celebrate their time together. After that, it's time to get down to business. Team Diva Q operates like a finely tuned machine this round. If she gets a call for BBQ, she goes on to compete against high-end chefs and restaurateurs...the competition is fierce!

Monday
Jun 26
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

Oklahoma Sauce, Smokers and Cherokee Strip Cookoff

Danielle gets sauced in the sauce empire of the US -- Ponca City, OK. She chows down on half a chicken and brisket, and then loads up on smoker essentials. Finally, she competes for the first time at the Cherokee Strip Cook-off … alone.

Tuesday
Dec 5
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 10

Huge Sammies, Fishing and Georgian Gumbo

Danielle bites into a huge brisket sandwich and tries her hand at catching trout at St. Simons Island, GA. Then, she heads to Southern Soul BBQ for gumbo and smoked chicken. Finally, she’s off to Charleston, SC, to Hello My Name is BBQ -- a hip, urban food truck.

Wednesday
Dec 6
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 12

KC Strip Steak, Burnt End Chili and Team Diva Q

Danielle crawls her way to Kansas City, MO, to prep for her next BBQ contest. She starts by feasting on an unbelievable KC strip steak. Then, she hits the woodlot to study up on smoke woods and noshes on 'competition-style' BBQ.

Thursday
Dec 7
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 3, Episode 11

BBQ Crawl

Danielle gets a taste of the South Carolina farm-to-table movement, feasting on local pork and cuddling with baby hogs. She learns how to make, and eat, a Gullah rice and shrimp dish, then heads out to the Boone Hall Plantation.

Wednesday
Jan 3
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 2

Surfer Dudes and Dirty Fries

Danielle experiences Mississippi style BBQ in Cali, as she chows down on fries covered in pulled pork and jalapeños. Then she tries lamb cooked in a pit underground with a side of smoked grasshoppers, and finally, famous grilled fish tacos.

Wednesday
Jan 3
9:30am | 8:30c