Mike Stephen cooks up a couple racks of ribs in his yard. (Photo credit: Mike Stephen/WGN Radio)

Mike Stephen learns about Chicago BBQ history from Chicago Tribune food critic Nick Kindelsperger, discusses the impact of youth filmmaking in the city with DeAnna McLeary-Sherman of TrueStar and Eunice Shelley of the Wordsmith’s Writer’s Lab, and discovers the Secret History of the late great folk local folk musician Jim Post. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our Apple Podcasts Page, Spotify, or our RSS feed.

OTL: Episode #205- The Roundtable Show: BBQ in Chicago

TO HEAR THE SHOW, PRESS THE “PLAY” BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST… (podcasting from Toons Bar and Grill in Lakeview) (broadcasting on the “roundtable” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago) Mike Stephen hosts another in a series of occasional discussions, taking place in the community and covering different local topics/themes.  The topic of this roundtable is BBQ in Chicago. Mike welcomes: Gary Wiviott— Author of Low & Slow: Master the Art of Barbecue in 5 Easy Lessons, Founder of LTH Forum Danny Beck—  Certified BBQ Judge, Chef and Owner of Toons, the sponsor of this roundtable show Titus Ruscitti— Blogger at Smokin’, Chokin’, and Chowing With the King BBQ Ribs at Toons.  Photo Courtesy of Gary Wiviott. The Roundtable is portable!  If you have an idea where we should record the next one or what we should talk about, let the OTL Staff know! OTL #205 local music provided by The Carl Davis Band…