Episode 27: Smokestack Lightning

October 25, 1997

New Orleans native Lolis Eric Elie, author of Smokestack Lightning: Adventures in the Heart of Barbecue Country, shares a recipe for Kansas City barbecue seasoning and a list of not-to-be-missed barbecue joints. Jane and Michael Stern disclose the East Coast's best purveyors of lobster rolls, and Master of Wine Mary Ewing-Mulligan talks Pinot Noir.

Broadcast dates for this episode:

  • July 19, 1997 (originally aired)

  • October 25, 1997 (rebroadcast)