Culinary historian Michael Twitty on barbecue’s West African roots, and a legendary pitmaster showcases Chicago’s very own style of barbecue.
As white chefs and restaurateurs cash in on the hot chicken trend, are the people who invented the dish getting the credit they deserve?
We follow barbecue from West Africa to the American South to the south side of Chicago, with help from culinary historian Michael Twitty and a pitmaster in Chicago.
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