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How to Grill Goes Global

How to Grill Goes Global When Steven visited Manila last month on his Planet Barbecue tour, naturally he experienced such Filipino barbecue specialties as chicken inasal (vinegar marinated grilled chicken) and lechon (lemongrass stuffed Filipino spit roasted hog). He also found time to do a lecture on American barbecue and book-signing at Manila's premier bookstore, Fully Booked. The Filipino audience learned about North Carolina style pulled...

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Where’s Steven and What’s He Grilling?

Where's Steven and What's He Grilling? Stay tuned for the answer

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Smoking in Singapore

Smoking in Singapore Meet Singapore's newest smoke master--Barbara and Steven's son, Jake. Jake has come to this Southeast Asian island-nation as consulting chef to open a sizzling new restaurant called Wood, located on the waterfront in the new Vivo City shopping complex. True to its name, all Wood's food is cooked over cherry, oak, and other hardwoods--in a wood-burning oven, on a wood burning-grill and rotisserie, even in a wood-burning...

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Playing With Fire

Playing with Fire in LA Can man live on barbecue alone? Absolutely. But women? Maybe not. In any case, Steven's assistant Nancy Loseke, lobbied for sushi and a salad when she and Steven converged on her quasi home turf, Santa Monica, California, last Saturday. It was time once again for their quarterly business meeting. That's how they found themselves at Tengu, a newly-opened sushi restaurant with enviable views of the Pacific Ocean and the...

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IN VIEW IN NEW YORK

As the sun came up over the Hudson River earlier this week, Steven taped a segment for the popular TV show, The View. The theme? Asian grilling. The menu? Honey sesame shrimp on the barbie; Hong Kong honey glazed chicken wings; grilled pineapple; and to wash it all down, the drink made famous by the legendary Raffles Hotel in Singapore: the Singapore sling. (All the recipes are in The Barbecue Bible, several hundred copies of which were given...

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Short ribs, anyone?

Short ribs, anyone? Here they sizzle on a charcoal grill at one of Steven's favorite Korean restaurants in Los Angeles, Soot Bul Jeep. Each table has a charcoal burning hibachi in the center and you get to cook your barbecue the way you like it. The rib meat is thinly sliced and marinated with soy sauce, garlic, sugar, and sesame oil. You eat it moo shi style--wrapped in lettuce leaves with grilled garlic, chili, bean paste, and rice and it's absolutely...

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Japan Charcoal

If you think we're fussy about charcoal in America, just visit Japan. Here I am outside the famous Tokyo charcoal shop, Tanagokoro. Located in the fashionable Ginza shopping district, Tanagokoro is to charcoal what Chanel is to haute couture. The shop specializes in bincho-tan, Japanese natural lump charcoal from the Wakayama Prefecture. Bincho-tan is the world's most exclusive charcoal, made by burning white ash for several days in a cave sealed...

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BBQ University in Japan

A few months ago we went to Tokyo for the launch of a Japanese edition of my barbecue book. (Actually, it's a compilation of hibachi friendly recipes taken from three of my book). Here Artist House Publishing publicist Ikuko Nakano (left) and editor Naoko Hoshikawa (right) join me at the foot of Mount Fuji, where we did a photo shoot for a Japanese magazine. Check out the head gear! BBQ USA baseball caps are now available in our barbecue store (click...

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New York Times Article

Yes, it's true. Your faithful grill master did, indeed do barbecue battle with the Iron Chef in Tokyo last summer. And yes, it's true, he won. Here's a full account as it appeared in last week's New York Times.

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