BBQ News Roundup: Nearly 25,000 American Meatpacking Workers Have Had the Coronavirus

louie-mueller-bbq-reopening-bbq-news_0618The Juneteenth holiday has always been closely tied with barbecue. Charleston food writer Robert Moss provides a history of barbecue’s role in emancipation celebrations. Moss also profiled Memphis pitmaster Desiree Robinson, who recently became the first black woman to join the Barbecue Hall of Fame. Eats Beat reminds Fort Worth barbecue fans about Lee’s Bar-B-Q, a black-owned restaurant north of town that’s been going strong since 1989. Brisket prices are coming down, but this deal out of Fort Worth seems crazy: Father’s Day deal at @risckysbbq: Buy one whole brisket get one free pic.twitter.com/nuVwl4aUBK — Bud Kennedy / #ReadLocal (@EatsBeat) June 16, 2020 Chef Edward Lee closed his MilkWood restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky, to make way for the the McAtee Community Kitchen, helmed by chef…View Original Post

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