Anglers fish off Galata Bridge in Istanbul in 2011. The bridge is within site of the modest waterside restaurant Akin Balik. Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Catch Of The Day, Grilled The Turkish Way

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Reprinted with permission from The Japanese Grill. Todd Coleman © 2011 hide caption

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Sweet And Savory: Finding Balance On The Japanese Grill

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Shashlik cooks on a hot grill. Kakheti, the easternmost province in the Republic of Georgia, is known for meats grilled over grapevines, which burn quickly, leaving a heap of finger-sized coals. Nick Grabowski/via Flickr hide caption

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The Secret To Georgian Grilled Meats? Grapevines And Lots Of Wine

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Punjabi Lamb Kebabs, like many tandoor dishes, can also be made on gas or charcoal grills. Christopher Hirsheimer hide caption

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Taking High-Heat Tandoor Techniques To The Backyard Grill

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For octopus flesh to be tender enough to grill, it must be dried in the sun at least one full day. Joanna Kakissis for NPR hide caption

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Mastering A Sea Monster: From Greece, A Lesson In Grilling Octopus

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Lump charcoal can burn hotter and can be made with specific woods that impart desirable flavors on food. Andy Ciordia/via Flickr hide caption

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Ewald Mosel keeps the schwenkers swinging to ensure that the pork cooks evenly, while hungry guests look on. Deena Prichep/NPR hide caption

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Creating A Schwenker World, One Backyard Grill At A Time

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Food science guy Alton Brown says the last thing you want to see is flames touching food on the grill. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Clean Your Grill, And Other Hot Holiday Tips From Food Network's Alton Brown

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