James Cruse, pitmaster at Central City BBQ and recently-crowned Rib World Champion at Memphis in May. Interviewed and photographed for a story about Hogs for the Cause for the latest issue of The Boil Advisory.

James Cruse poses in front of a Central City BBQ sign
Inside Central City BBQ, a roll of butcher paper lists some of James Cruse's barbecue honors
Smoked ribs and pulled pork from Central City BBQ