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Colleen Rush’s Recent Articles
Jul 20, 2017
7 Foolproof Ways to Spot a Fake BBQ Joint
For every great barbecue restaurant, there are approximately 200 bad ones plying customers with meat that has been baked, braised, boiled, and cloaked in a sickly sweet sauce.
May 25, 2015
The 6 Most Important Barbecue Sauce Styles in America
Regional barbecue sauces aren't as controversial as, say, the Texas brisket versus Carolina whole-hog barbecue debate, but it's wise to tread carefully when talking (or using) sauce.
Jun 10, 2014
10 BBQ Meccas to visit before you die
When pitmaster Mack Sevier retired suddenly and closed Uncle John's BBQ in September 2013, you could almost hear the faint, collective whimper of white folks and would-be patrons who never made the pilgrimage to the gritty, no-frills barbecue joint on Chicago's South Side.
May 16, 2014
10 things every BBQ nerd should know
If your idea of "barbecue" involves a gas grill, a Crock-Pot, or recipes your girlfriend found on Pinterest, read this very slowly, very carefully, and maybe even out loud once or twice so it sinks in thoroughly.
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