A Memphis In May Tribute To BBQ Legend Mike Mills

The epic Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest — an event sometimes referred to as the Super Bowl of Swine — is roaring back this week after a pandemic pause in 2020.

One familiar face will be missing, though. Mike Mills, the four-time grand champion, mentor, friend, father and fierce competitor who made a huge impression on so many died in December. Here are some warm remembrances of The Legend.

Way back when…

Some 30 years ago, when Memphis in May was still in its infancy, Mike Mills grabbed headlines when he shocked locals and took the top prize. He was, after all, considered a

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