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5 Tips For The Perfect Burger

Steven Raichlen | Posted 05.22.2016 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Memorial Day weekend already? That brings us to the essential question: What constitutes the perfect burger?

The Ultimate Guide To Regional Barbecue Sauces

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 10.05.2015 | Taste

It's easy for folks who didn't grow up with barbecue to lump it all together into one category of awesomeness. That's fine. Only it's also very wrong....

5 Best Barbecue Restaurants | Posted 05.21.2016 | Taste

The great debate over who has the best barbecue is a hot topic for aficionados. While some prefer Texas brisket, others swear by sweet and tangy Southern-style ribs. Our vote? We love it all!

Memorial Day, or National Grief Acknowledgement Day?

Megan Devine | Posted 05.21.2016 | Impact
Megan Devine

In a sense, Memorial Day weekend should usher this country into the griever's world: The every day reality of grief. Memorial Day should (or could) be a time when the whole nation bows its collective head to its collective heart, and says: Ow. Ow. OW. This hurts.

The Best BBQ Restaurants In America

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.20.2015 | Taste

It's bacon-wrapped EVERYTHING season, y'all. TripAdvisor has announced its annual lineup of the best barbecue restaurants in America, based on trav...

A Sweet And Smoky Food Tour Of Asheville, North Carolina

Fathom | Posted 05.20.2016 | Travel

Asheville is inimitably delicious, with a restaurant scene that rivals that of my hometown, New York City.

America's 25 Best Barbecue Chains

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.18.2016 | Taste
The Daily Meal

There's nothing on earth that's more delicious.

What to Consider When Buying a Grill or Smoker

Steven Raichlen | Posted 05.15.2016 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

A convenience-minded gas griller, or diehard wood griller, wants a different sort of live fire experience.

The 10 Most Tremendous Barbecue Recipes of Cyberspace

Sam Hiersteiner | Posted 05.13.2016 | Taste
Sam Hiersteiner

The majesty of smoked meat has reduced many grizzled grillhands before you to tears.

Techweek Meet Kansas City... Kansas City Meet Techweek

Jason Grill | Posted 05.07.2016 | Technology
Jason Grill

Good collaborations and true "fits" are really a thing to behold in life and in business. One of those has been built in Kansas City, Missouri.

America's Most Iconic New Dishes

Zagat | Posted 05.11.2016 | Taste

As the dining scene evolves, so does the concept of a classic dish.

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Pastrami

Steven Raichlen | Posted 05.01.2016 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Pastrami is less a single dish than a process.

How To Grill Cheese

Steven Raichlen | Posted 06.24.2015 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Sandwiches and quesadillas aside, several cheeses are designed to be seared directly on the grill grate.

Injecting Your Meat with Flavor

Steven Raichlen | Posted 06.17.2015 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

As many barbecue pros know, injecting is the most efficient way to add flavor and moisture to smoked, barbecued, or grilled food. Think of injecting as marinating from the inside out.

The Easiest Way To Roast A Chicken -- On The Grill

Steven Raichlen | Posted 05.27.2015 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Here comes the secret my French chef mentors would never have dreamt of.

It's Spring Cleaning Time -- For Your Grill

Steven Raichlen | Posted 03.20.2015 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

The focus is on gas grills.

How a Texan Becomes Cool in N.Y.C.

Sarah Enelow | Posted 05.16.2015 | New York
Sarah Enelow

Upon going home and doing some research, I learned that the minimalist artist Donald Judd fled the New York art scene for Marfa back in the '70s, and slowly established it as an arts destination that was now enjoying serious notoriety. But as a Texan myself, I had not gotten the memo.

Make the Ultimate Chicken Parmesan -- on the Grill

Steven Raichlen | Posted 05.06.2015 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Sometimes you just want the mild, clean, lean taste of a chicken breast.

How to Cook Pork Shoulder Right

Steven Raichlen | Posted 04.29.2015 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

The pork shoulder may be the world's simplest cut of meat to cook.

The 11 Best BBQ Cities In America

Thrillist | Posted 04.22.2015 | Taste

What do you say we start with meat and fire, and see where we go from there?

Do Pellet Grills Make Barbecuing Too Easy?

Steven Raichlen | Posted 04.22.2015 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

The pellets contain no additives. They burn cleanly, leaving remarkably little ash.

Valentine's Day Is About To Get Really Hot: Cook Dinner On The Grill

Steven Raichlen | Posted 04.15.2015 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Romance on the grill? We have you covered. No stressed-out servers. No long wait for cocktails.

The Irresistible Potato: Grilled, Smoked, Mashed and Smashed

Steven Raichlen | Posted 04.08.2015 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Call it the latest outbreak of a smoke fever sweeping a nation hungry for barbecue that goes beyond meat.

The Controversial 3-2-1 Method For Ribs

Steven Raichlen | Posted 03.25.2015 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

The process gives you meat so tender it virtually slides off the bone.

5 of the Hottest Barbecue Trends for 2015

Steven Raichlen | Posted 03.11.2015 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Here's a look at my crystal ball for Planet Barbecue 2015.