Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible


SR AT SMITHSONIAN

STEVEN SPEAKS AT THE SMITHSONIAN
 

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In May, Steven made a quick stop at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., to give a talk on the History of Barbecue. Planet Barbecue is pictured above in all its fiery glory.

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Here’s Steven with a slide of “Lucy,” an australopithecus, and the first human ancestor to walk upright.

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Homo erectus circa 1.8 million years BCE. The first human to use fire to cook meat–in other words, the inventor of barbecue.

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