Culinary historian Michael Twitty on barbecue’s West African roots, and a legendary pitmaster showcases Chicago’s very own style of barbecue.
Ebony magazine was part representation, part aspiration.
His first cookbook was rejected by ten publishers. Now, as a publisher himself, he gets to promote overlooked authors.
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.