• The Zen of barbecue: Michael David's Petite Sirahs and two ways of baby back ribs

    4 monthes ago - By Lodi Wine

    Lodi's Mike McCay smoking his dry rubbed baby back ribs
    The summer of 2018 is upon us , and you can almost hear the squeaky sound of grills being wheeled out into backyard patios in preparation for that season of all seasons for the outdoorsy, culinary minded: Barbecue !
    Barbecue is like Zen , in that (to borrow an analogy from zen-buddhism.net ) when trying to describe the taste of barbecue to someone who has never tasted it, you can try to explain the aromas and sensations of it, or you can compare and correlate it with similar foods. However, barbecue is barbecue... when you live it...
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