Five countries, five different barbecues. Meat is the protagonist in this series for Food Republic. The scene and the soundtrack changes, but the role of the outdoor cook at the fire surrounded by friends stays the same whatever the country.
I made this illustration for a story for Food Republic about a Cuban-themed dinner by chef Marcus Samuelsson at Ginny's Supper Club in Harlem. He created an Afro-Cuban menu for a night of Latin Jazz music by pianist Arturo O’Farrill and his orchestra. The similarities of jazz improvisation and cooking inspired this image.