Joshua Bousel

a photo of Joshua Bousel, a Contributing Writer at Serious Eats
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Education: New York University
Expertise: Grilling Recipes, Barbecue Recipes
  • Joshua wrote about grilling and barbecue for Serious Eats from 2008–2018.
  • He now develops recipes on his own site, The Meatwave.
  • Joshua found quick success during a short stint in competition barbecue, racking up some first place prizes and other notable finishes in the couple years he dipped his toe into that world.



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