A Whirlwind Tour of US Barbecue

“Southern barbecue is the closest thing we have in the US to Europe’s wines or cheeses; drive a hundred miles and the barbecue changes.”   —John Shelton Reed, sociologist, writer, and all-around expert on all things Southern.    At its most basic, barbecue is meat that’s cooked low and slow over a smoky fire. But barbecue aficionados will tell […]