North Korean BBQ Diplomacy: How Current Tensions Are Hurting New York’s “Mob Crew”

"The more I grow up, the more I’m learning that that f--kin’ gangster mentality never got me anywhere."
April 8th, 2013

NEW YORK CITY - Before Dennis Rodman and so-called “basketball diplomacy,” there was Bobby Egan and BBQ diplomacy.

Egan, 55, is a New Jersey restaurateur who spun a mind-bending tale in his 2010 memoir “Eating with the Enemy: How I Waged Peace with North Korea From My BBQ Shack in Hackensack” (St Martin’s Press), ranging

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Justin Rohrlich

Justin Rohrlich is an Emmy Award winning journalist with a keen interest in North Korean affairs

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