"Food is everything we are. It's an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma. It's inseparable from those from the get-go."Anthony Bourdain

Check out the random thoughts and musing of the BBQ whisperer.
Anthony Bourdain
A fan's remembrance of and tribute to Anthony Bourdain. read more
So the City of Chicago has demanded that the actors in hit musical Jersey Boys stop smoking on stage. read more
In which we learn about Meathead's unmatched record in the University of Florida Swamp, and why he should be in the College Football Hall of Fame. read more
Stripsteak medium rare
The new USDA cooking temperature regulations change little other than pork and they are still out of touch with reality. read more
new pork cuts
In April 2013 the meat industry renamed scores of beef and pork products and introduced new labels "to make meat buying easier". And to make more money. read more
gourmet magazine cover
The cause of death of Gourmet magazine was complex. It died from many wounds. read more
Shish kabab on the grill
Trends In Cooking And Food read more
slate article
Brian Palmer's article in Slate on research about grilling and cancer is wrong on many accounts. read more
barbecued turkey on flag
The war is not on Christmas, the war is on Thanksgiving. Fight back! read more
wienermobile inside
Meathead's ride in the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile with pictures. read more
A reminisce and a farewell to Ernest Gallo. read more
Josh Ozersky
Josh Ozersky and I were good friends, not surprising considering out mutual love of meat and Liebling. read more
Food TV Stars
What does the future hold for restaurant diners? read more
Fish Stories
Before you can cook fish, you gotta catch it. True stories. I swear it. read more


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Meathead is the founder and publisher of, and is also known as the site's Hedonism Evangelist and BBQ Whisperer. He is also the author of "Meathead, The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling", a New York Times Best Seller and named one of the "100 Best Cookbooks of All Time" by Southern Living.

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