Pit master Ed Mitchell will be cooking ribs on the Today show Thursday morning.
Mitchell is a well-known barbecue man originally from Wilson. He now co-owns The Pit in downtown Raleigh with Greg Hatem, who runs Empire Eats.
The show airs on NBC-17 from 7 a.m.-11 a.m.
And if you want to watch a repeat tonight of Throwdown! with Bobby Flay featuring Ed Mitchell. The details are on The N&O's Happiness is a Warm TV blog.