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Memphis Barbecue Goes On Vacation

Your favorite barbecue is probably what you grew up with. I cut my teeth on pork cooked low and slow over smouldering hickory wood, so these last 15 years in Los Angeles have been meager in the acceptable barbecue department. … Continue reading

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Barbecue Spaghetti and a Pair of Explanations

Here’s my plate from a lunch I had back home in Memphis recently, where one of the local favorites is barbecue spaghetti. When I mentioned it on Facebook someone asked, “How is that possible?” For starters, note that there’s no … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks For the Food of the Gods

Since we’re West Coast transplants, we typically try to find others like ourselves who aren’t surrounded by family here and invite them over for Thanksgiving. This time we hosted Peter and Julie, an Australian couple, people we met at church … Continue reading

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Home again, home again, piggity pig

It’s good to be back home in Memphis. As I stepped from the plane onto the jetway this evening, two scents blended in my nose—jet fumes and barbecue. Right next to my gate was an Interstate Barbecue restaurant. If my … Continue reading

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