Poppie and the Princess on The Story

The Barbecue Princess and Pitmaster Garry Roark talk about the BBQ lifestyle on American Public Medias “The Story”


To most of us, barbecue means summer and backyard gatherings over plates of grilled chicken, pork, or burgers. For Leslie Scott, barbecue is much more. It’s a way of life. As she tells Dick Gordon, making great ribs can make someone fall in love with you.

Leslie comes from a family with a barbecue sauce that goes back five generations. She and her father have worked side-by-side for years at barbecue competitions. But it was not until this summer, when she received a surprise gift from her father, that Leslie realized she had come into her own in the world of barbecue