Robert F. Moss writes about food, drink, and travel. Based in Charleston, South Carolina, he is the founder and publisher of The Southeastern Dispatch, 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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Introducing The Southeastern Dispatch

I'm excited to announce the launch of The Southeastern Dispatch, a new Carolinas-focused food & beverage publication

Hello, Central!

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

A Visit to the Owls Nest

I joined Steve Ray to talk barbecue history on the Owls Next BBQ Show, live on Facebook on Thursday, Oct 1

More BBQ History

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