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May 27th, 2015 - 11:23 am § in American Barbecue

It’s All About That Interaction

Sam Jones opened the door to his walk-in freezer and let us inside. Keith Allen put down his axe and gave us a lesson. Vencil Mares invited us into his office. Kerry Bexley gave us some koozies. Richard Forrest kept his lid open so we could photograph his hog.


March 22nd, 2015 - 11:09 am § in Boston

The Boston Steak Tips Tour 2015

What are Boston steak tips, why are they delicious, and why are they different from the steak tips in the rest of the country? This spring, we’re going to attempt to answer these questions with a series of road (and T) trips throughout Greater Boston.


February 16th, 2015 - 7:38 pm § in Boston

The View Atop the MIT Alps

Standing atop the MIT Alps I saw a pale city splayed out in all directions. And yet here, atop the largest deposit of winter’s harvest, I saw no frozen necropolis.


November 17th, 2014 - 10:46 pm § in College Point

The Ghosts of College Point Past, Present, and Future: Tales from the College Point Pub Crawl

After nearly a decade of exploring and shooting College Point, the one thing that stands out is change — in people, places, and attitudes.


September 8th, 2014 - 12:08 am § in Boston

Video Preview: The 2014 East Somerville Foodie Crawl

Every September, East Somerville Main Streets holds a celebration of local cuisine, the Foodie Crawl. For this year's preview, we focus on two newcomers to the scene: La Brasa and Rincon Mexicano.


August 27th, 2014 - 6:32 pm § in Texas BBQ

The Road to Fargo’s Pit BBQ (Bryan, TX)

You get to towns like Bryan, Texas by driving long miles. You drive past grazing cattle. You drive past trees of oak and mesquite. You drive past the ingredients, what the barbecue is made of.


July 27th, 2014 - 9:38 pm § in Memphis, Memphis BBQ

Up All Night: Craig Meek’s Memphis Barbecue Release Party

It may not be suitable for the cover, but the best quote about Craig Meek’s Memphis Barbecue: A Succulent History of Smoke Sauce and Soul came from the book’s release party.