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Television personality, restaurant reviewer, speaker, author, pit master, and connoisseur of North Carolina barbecue Bob Garner is the author of two previous books about barbecue. He has written extensively for Our State magazine, including "Bob Garner Eats," a 10-part series on traditional Southern foods. He has appeared on the Food Network's Paula's Home Cookin', featuring Paula Deen, and Food Nation with Bobby Flay; the Travel Channel's Road Trip; and ABC's Good Morning America. Garner was executive producer and host of the UNC-TV series Carolina Countryside and has been a featured speaker at the annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party in New York and the Southern Foodway Alliance's annual symposium in Oxford, Mississippi. He speaks frequently to a wide variety of audiences across North Carolina. Recently, Garner joined with Empire Properties in Raleigh, North Carolina, to work with Ed Mitchell at The Pit to promote barbecue heritage; plans include traveling across the state to host heritage dinners and pig pickings accompanied by live bluegrass music. Garner divides his time between Burlington and Raleigh, North Carolina.