Adrian Miller is a food writer, recovering attorney, and certified barbecue judge who lives in Denver, Colorado. He served as a special assistant to President Bill Clinton with his Initiative for One America – the first free-standing office in the White House to address issues of racial, religious and ethnic reconciliation. Adrian’s first book, 'Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time' won the James Beard Foundation Award for Scholarship and Reference in 2014. His most recent book, 'Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue' was published in 2021. Adrian is featured in the Netflix series 'High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America.' His go-to restaurant that never disappoints is Georgia Brown’s in Washington D.C.