The Men Behind the Meat -A Portrait of Texas’s Pitmasters

on May 27, 2016
Kerry Bexley @ Snow's BBQ
When I moved from Amarillo to Austin in 1992, my new friend, food writer John Morthland, introduced me to the wonders of Central Texas barbecue. There was nothing remotely like Lockhart's Kreuz Market... READ MORE

Coming Together Over ‘Cue

on May 17, 2016
Nikon D810 with Sigma 50mm ART f/1.4, 1/320 sec, f/1.4, ISO 3600
Barbecue brings people together. It might be the food itself, because who can deny the allure of burnt ends and sauced ribs. It might be that people just appreciate a meal that has some heart in it. A... READ MORE

Secret Weapon

on May 5, 2016
Tootsie Tomanetz
Tootsie has been a career pitmaster. She’s been at it for fifty years, and she’s done most of it outside the limelight. She did her share of the daily grind at her meat market in Lexington bac... READ MORE

There Are Lots of Fish on This Island

on April 22, 2016
Sony a7rII with Sony 16-35mm f/4, 1/640 second, f/5.6, ISO 8000
Part II - South Island, New Zealand Drive four hours in any direction from Christchurch, New Zealand and you’ll pass over at least a dozen rivers that hold some of the best fishing you’ll ever ... READ MORE

The Trout that Binds Us

on April 4, 2016
Fishing for trout. In this instance, that means seven friends, 4,397 miles, 65 hours of car rotations, nine days, 5° F nights, and sustained 40 mph wind. It means sharing the frustration of a broken ... READ MORE

A Viking Returns to his Roots

on March 22, 2016
Canon 5DS, Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM, 1/2000 sec., f/7.1, ISO 1250
Last summer, the Swedish Lapland Tourism Board invited me to travel through the country’s northern-most province and I leapt at the chance to visit. My family history starts in Sweden and my grandpa... READ MORE

An Old Florida Strut

on March 9, 2016
ISO 400, 120mm, f/2.8, 1/1250 sec
Spring always made me think of tarpon migrations and wishful permit endeavors, but my amiga Lacey Kelly invited me to see a new side of the Florida springtime while getting up close and personal with ... READ MORE

A Couple Good Ones

on February 25, 2016
It’s 2002. Dan Malloy, the youngest of the Malloy brothers, is surfing in a contest at Sunset Beach on Oahu. He is 25 years old and building on a foundation laid out by his two older brothers, whi... READ MORE

Patagonia: Gauchos, Brown Trout, and Mate

on February 23, 2016
DJI Phantom 3 Pro
Thinking about brown trout and where to catch them—something I’d happily admit to as an addiction—often leads to long Google Maps searches in places like Patagonia and New Zealand. In winter mon... READ MORE

The Slow Click of Baja

on February 10, 2016
Geographically, nothing changes when you cross the border into northern Baja. The desert continues but everything else starts falling by the wayside. Door handles come off when you grab them. Toil... READ MORE