Meathead Goldwyn maintains an amazing rib website: taste is about science

Christine M. Kizhek

From his home in Brookfield, Illinois, Meathead Goldwyn has created the world’s most popular barbecue and grill site:

The lesson №1 he learned? The success of grilling and barbecue comes down to science.

He is also a member of the Barbecue Hall of Fame and author of Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling. On June 25, he gave his best advice and shattered some popular myths about barbecue with a presentation at 11 a.m. and a book signing at a public market in Milwaukee. Tickets for the event are $ 25. Autographed books are an additional $ 20. To order tickets, go to

Goldwyn is working on his next book, The Meathead, which is expected to be published in 2024.

What brings him to Milwaukee

The book we published in May 2016, Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling, is still in circulation and has surpassed more than 250,000 copies. … The book is divided into two parts. The first part is a scientific book. I explain the science and theory of what happens to a grill or a smoker. The second half are recipes that use techniques.

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