Bill Spoon's shows up July 31 on the Travel Channel's new "BBQ Crawl," in which Canada’s Danielle Dimovski travels the barbecue competition circuit through the South. There's a double-episode kickoff July 3, featuring Texas, then a Texas to Arkansas swing; Spoon's is in the "Atlanta to North Carolina Crawl," along with Midway BBQ in South Carolina, and the Bone-In Artisan truck in Columbia.
Tapas to tacos, foie gras to fries, Helen Schwab has written about food in and around Charlotte for more than 20 years. Her related experience includes traveling (pizza in Naples to pizza in New York), waitressing (she understands about tipping from both sides), journalism (a B.S. from Northwestern University), and cooking at home, the less said about which the better.