Created in partnership with YETI and the Atlanta History Center, this limited-run, specialty guide features interviews with pitmasters, a barbecue almanac, our list of the 40 essential joints in the region, odes to Southern ‘cue, original illustrations and more. Sold online exclusively through the Wildsam website.
"Barbecue is geography. It’s completely dependent on the piece of dirt where you’re standing."
Our barbecue almanac of literary prose, illustrated neon, historical postmasters of note and more
Concise and meaningful interviews with men and women of BBQ distinction
Our big list of 40 joints that capture the spirit of barbecue across the South
Localized culinary expertise and traditions from ribs to pulled pork to banana pudding
Odes from four writers sharing personal reflections and barbecue poetry
Original illustrations from artist (and brisket lover) Jessica Fontenot
SIX DOWN, THIRTY-FOUR TO GO. THIS BOOK MAY BE MORE SAUCE THAN PAPER BY THE TIME WE’RE DONE. SO GOOD.
- COREY R
Bryan Furman has been the pitmaster and owner of B’s Cracklin’ BBQ in Savannah since 2014, opening a second location in Atlanta in 2016. His barbecue has received praise from many national publications, including Garden & Gun and Southern Living, and received Eater Atlanta’s 2017 “Restaurant of the Year” award. He specializes in whole hog barbecue and raises his own heritage hogs in south Georgia. For the Southern Barbecue guide, Bryan shared his journey from welder to pitmaster, stories about breaking in new employees and more. website
Jessica Fontenot is a designer and artist based in Austin, Texas. She works across different mediums and subject matter, with a recent focus on drawing architecture. Her work is somewhere in the middle of graphic design and art, often mixing the two to tell a bigger story. website
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