Food Friday: Exploring Chicago’s BBQ Meat Scene

Person Holding Brown Wooden Stick
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Person Holding Brown Wooden Stick
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Food Friday: Exploring Chicago’s BBQ Meat Scene

Barbecue in Chicago is as convoluted and divided as the city itself. Granted, Chicago’s barbecue identity isn’t as deeply rooted as the deep South. But the Windy City makes up for that in quality and its own trademark spin on the American culinary staple.

Reset gets a history lesson and barbecue cooking tips from a local pitmaster. And host Sasha-Ann Simons tastes Chicago barbecue for the first time on air.

GUEST: Gary Wiviott, BBQ life coach and author of Low & Slow books