Bubba’s Texas BBQ smokers in Fishtown, Bubba himself is no longer manning them. Why? He’s landed his own Food Network show, called Bubba-Q. The show will be about Texas-born Bubba (full name: Robert Kolbasowski) building one-of-a-kind BBQ grills with a staff of friends and family.
The network’s official description says that when Bubba is not building custom smokers, “he runs a catering outfit and cooks for weekly hoedowns at the Hedger House Bar and Grill,” a BBQ joint in the midst of the NJ Pinelands. The Insider confirms with Bubba’s owner Steve Ehrenhalt that Bubba has stepped away from the Frankford Avenue restaurant, in a friendly parting. He is concentrating on the TV show, which is in production now. Bubba-Q premieres on Monday, August 19 at 10:30 PM.