Barbecue Across Cultures: UAE’s Mattar Farm and the DMV’s Bark BBQ

On Friday July 3 at 12 p.m. (EST) 10 p.m. (GST), tune into Barbecue Across Cultures: UAE’s Mattar Farm and the DMV’s Bark BBQ, a demonstration and discussion of cross-cultural barbecue. Hattem Mattar, a Texas-trained pitmaster and proprietor of Mattar Farm in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, will talk with 2018 Folklife Festival alum Berj Ghazarian of Bark BBQ, based in Baltimore, Maryland, about third-culture cuisine, the passion for Central Texas brisket, and how the chefs are building community around the table.

Find more information and the link to stream here:

https://festival.si.edu/event/barbecue-across-cultures


This event is part of the Folklife Festival program United Arab Emirates: Living Landscape Living Memory, which is supported by the UAE Embassy in Washington, DC, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the UAE Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development.

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