Keith transports the hickory by wheelbarrow to feed the fire in a huge brick fireplace, where it burns down to nuggets of coals. He shovels the coals into the two pits that sit on each side of the fireplace.
Photo: Robbie Caponetto
The Perfect Pit Stop
The ritual of barbecue starts with the woodpile and ends with the best sandwich ever. Yes, ever. Executive Editor Hunter Lewis revisits his hometown joint