Who Says Texans Can’t BBQ?

Aaron Franklin, owner and chief firestarter at Franklin BBQ in Austin, is widely regarded as one of the most influential pitmasters in the United States. (Photo Courtesy of KLRU)
Aaron Franklin, owner and chief firestarter at Franklin BBQ in Austin, is widely regarded as one of the most influential pitmasters in the United States. (Photo Courtesy of KLRU)

Pitmaster Aaron Franklin takes a boisterous BBQ culture road trip in BBQ with FRANKLIN — featuring the people, the places and, of course, the food. The series celebrates the traditions and storied histories passed down through the generations, as well as those breathing new life into this distinctly American culture.

Tour guide Franklin, owner and chief firestarter at Franklin BBQ in Austin, is widely regarded as one of the most influential pitmasters in the United States. The series takes viewers into Franklin’s world, visiting BBQ joints, trying new recipes, answering questions and shoveling coals at his BBQ pits.

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