When Raichlen traveled the world while researching The Barbecue Bible, he often relied on hand gestures to convey “I write about food” when language was a barrier. During that four-year, 200,000-mile odyssey, Raichlen found inspiration in the world's barbecue masters.
“There is a great pride that's universal. The overriding commonality of those who grill is that passion. It's a cooking metho