Robert F. Moss writes about food, drink, and travel. Based in Charleston, South Carolina, he is the Contributing Barbecue Editor for Southern Living and the author of five books on food and beverage history.Read More About Robert

Barbecue: The History of an American Institution, Revised and Expanded Second Edition

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Hello, Central!

On Feb 16 I talked "Carolina Stuff" with Greg Rempe on the BBQ Central Show, like the evolution of SC BBQ and can't-miss Charleston joints.

A Visit to the Owls Nest

I'll be joining Steve Ray to talk barbecue history on the Owls Next BBQ Show, live on Facebook on Thursday, Oct 1, starting at 7:00 PM ET

Hot Off the Presses: More BBQ History

The revised & expanded 2nd edition of Barbecue: The History of an American Institution is now available for ordering.

Constant Wonder on BYURadio

I chat with host Marcus Smith about barbecue history and more on BYURadio's Constant Wonder.

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