BBQ News: 04/07 – 04/13
– The Houston Chronicle featured all the pitmasters of the Houston BBQ Festival in these mini profiles.
– Scenes from the Houston BBQ Festival:
— Jimmy Ho (@TheSmokingHo) April 11, 2017
– Texas BBQ Treasure Hunt has more from the Houston BBQ Festival.
– The Stomp ‘N’ Holler Fest is coming to Taylor on June 3rd with music, beer, and lots of barbecue.
– Wayne Mueller of Louie Mueller Barbecue said he still hasn’t given up on an expansion to Houston, but don’t expect it to happen this year.
– They’ve apparently got some good new barbecue up in Argyle:
Argyle seems to be the new food capital of Texas. https://t.co/Tozda6fi5O
— Dallas Observer (@Dallas_Observer) April 11, 2017
– The Salt Lick location at the airport is about to undergo some major renovations.
– A new HEB store in San Antonio will feature a barbecue joint with curbside pickup and a drive-thru.
– The Grady’s Barbecue on San Antonio’s north side went up in flames, and arson is suspected.
– The Daily Texan sampled the smoked meat from the new LeRoy and Lewis barbecue food truck.
– BBQ on the Brazos impresses:
— Guns Up BBQ (@GunsUpBBQ) April 10, 2017
– Americans spent $2.8 billion dollars on beef jerky last year, and the industry is growing rapidly.
– The Tennessean talks with Carey Bringle, owner of Nashville’s Peg Leg Porker barbecue joint.
– When “regional barbecue” offerings don’t reflect their regions:
— Tim Carman (@timcarman) April 11, 2017
– The BBQ Hub takes a barbecue tour of Charleston, a city in the midst of a barbecue boom.
– DAS BBQ, a new Texas-style barbecue joint opened in Atlanta. Oddly, they start their brisket in an offset smoker for 5 hours, then wrap it and transfer to a gas-fired rotisserie. The reviewer missed the smoky flavor.
– Das Barbecü, the opera, will make its debut in Houston on 04/23.
– Hey UNT, please reconsider this crime against brisket:
— MeanGreenConcessions (@UNTConcessions) April 6, 2017