Author Profile

Robert F. Moss

Robert F. Moss is the Contributing Barbecue Editor for Southern Living magazine and the author of numerous books on Southern food and drink, including Barbecue: The History of an American Institution, Southern Spirits: 400 Years of Drinking in the American South, and Barbecue Lovers: The Carolinas. He lives in Charleston, South Carolina.

Stories by Robert F. Moss

Essential 'Cue for the Local Palate

Tips & Recommendations

Fourth of July BBQs: A Brief History

A tradition that dates back to the first Independence Day celebrations

Pimento Cheese

Robert Moss's Go-To Recipe for a Favorite BBQ Treat

A Charleston Barbecue Tour

Plan a visit to Charleston, SC, where the BBQ scene is booming

Leroy & Lewis Arrives in Austin

A New BBQ Truck with Novel Fare and a Distinguished Pedigree

Another Beard Award for Barbecue Cooks?

Elliott Moss of Buxton Hall is a Semi-Finalist for Best Chef Southeast

A Peek Inside the Pit Room at Swig 'n Swine

Whole hog fundamentals (and maybe a lesson for Bravo's Top Chef?)

Eggs Make It Breakfast, BBQ Edition

Go ahead—put an egg on it!

Is America on the Verge of a Whole Hog Revival?

Once on the brink of extinction, traditional whole hog barbecue is now poised for a remarkable comeback.