The Pits 

What’s so funny about peace, love, and barbecue? Nothing. A book by that very title just won an award of excellence from the National Barbecue Association, and that award went to? Co-authors Mike Mills and his daughter, Amy. Mills is known as “The Legend.” Legend for being a pitmaster and the only three-time Grand World Champion of the Memphis in May International Barbecue Festival. The book follows the circuit -- the “shrines, shacks, joints, and right-respectable restaurants.” And for “right-respectable,” that includes Memphis’ own Cozy Corner. For more info, go here.

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