Manning The Grill

Jun 18 2012 @ 8:24am

It's women's work in most of the world:

[W]hy do we have this idea that grilling is a guy’s thing? Globally, it seems that this gendered division of cookery is an American phenomenon. Across cultures, women generally do most of the cooking, period. In some parts of the world—such as Southeast Asia, Malaysia, Serbia and Mexico—you will see female street vendors selling grilled food. The cost of starting up a barbecue business is nominal: charcoal, a grate and you’re good to go.