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Watch Pit Masters Define What Makes Great Barbecue

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In this video produced by Southern Foodways, pitmaster John Currence — of LaMar Lounge in Oxford, Mississippi — and his colleagues talk about what makes great barbecue. Currence on perfecting smoked meat: "Barbecue is one of the most, you know, contentious subjects out there, to mess with barbecue, you know, in some places will get you strung up and run out of town." But it ends on a happy note: "'s amazing how food can... bring people together, give them simple joys." Go watch:

Video: Wood | Smoke | Pig

· Wood | Smoke | Pig [Vimeo]

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