Rodney Scott has a new place on King Street in Charleston these days, but watch this SFA film by Joe York to see where his work all started: Hemingway, South Carolina.
On the July 4 holiday, many of us will cook over an open flame. Helen Turner, a pitmaster from Brownsville, Tennessee, barbecues with fire every day.
This barbecue Friday watch Joe York’s documentary short about Zach Parker, son of the late Ricky Parker, who now owns and operates Scott’s-Parker Bar-B-Q in Lexington, Tennessee.
So-called “clean meat,” or meat that is grown in a laboratory from stem cells under controlled conditions, forgoes the live animal altogether.
The Otha Turner Family Picnic is held annually on Labor Day Weekend, but there’s no reason you can’t roast goat on Memorial Day Weekend. Otha Turner is today’s barbecue film, produced by SFA’s Pihakis Filmmaker Ava Lowrey.
In Hell’s Half Acre, Ricky Scott fires up whole hog barbecue on Thursdays. The rest of the week, he’s a volunteer fireman and Director of Public Works for a South Carolina county.
In Northport, Alabama, Archibald’s makes pit-smoked ribs and sliced pork butt.
To help you prepare for a weekend of cookouts, SFA is going to dig into our film archive to inspire those who plan to barbecue. First up is a film by Joe York, Something Better than Barbecue, profiling a pitmaster in Opelika, Alabama.
In partnership with the Atlanta History Center SFA will screen our short film about Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ located in Austin, Texas on May 23. Barbecue bites and conversation will follow.