A leading lady in the grilling world, Elizabeth Karmel teaches, writes cookbooks, contributes to magazines (her work has been featured in Fine Cooking, Bon Appétit, Saveur, and more), and runs her own website, GirlsAtTheGrill.com. But she's also known for her myriad talents in the slow-cooking department -- you might call her the grand dame of barbecue. Ironically enough, though, the North Carolina native is best recognized for spotlighting Texas-style 'cue in New York: She was the executive chef of Hill Country Barbecue Market (30 West 26th Street, 212-255-4544).
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But now, Karmel is leaving Hill Country to go back to her roots -- she's launching a new, online Carolina barbecue shack that will deliver straight to your door.More »