WILDSAM: THE ORIGINAL GUIDE TO BARBECUE IN THE SOUTH
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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 Barbecue, original illustrations and more. Readers will discover: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; andOriginal illustrations from artist (and brisket lover) Jessica Fontenot.
Taylor Bruce is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Wildsam Field Guides. He grew up on his family farm on the border of Georgia and Alabama. Taylor studied writing at Vanderbilt University, and, after, wrote freelance for magazines such as Men’s Journal, Oxford American and National Geographic Adventure, among others. He took a full-time writer’s post at Southern Living in 2007. After moving to New York and pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Brooklyn College, Taylor launched Wildsam out of his 500-square foot apartment in 2012. The original Nashville guide caught the attention of national media and thoughtful travelers alike, and in 2015, National Geographic awarded Wildsam the “Traveler 50” award. Taylor lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Robin, and two sons, Booker and Truett.