– This breed of dog was essential to barbecue in the 1600’s:
For hundreds of years the now-extinct turnspit dog was specially bred just to turn a roasting mechanism for meat https://t.co/1SJJYtrE1S
— Atlas Obscura (@atlasobscura) January 11, 2017
– Our new favorite golfer, Davis Love III, was the captain of the 2016 US Ryder Cup team. As a gift, he sent a Lang smoker to each one of his teammates.
– BBQ Hub brings us the five worst barbecue stories of 2016, including a failed attempt at smoking a brisket in the bathtub.
– Smoked short rib hash:
This is the meat and potato pancake you’ve been searching for pic.twitter.com/M3LvwRvask
— Eater (@Eater) January 10, 2017
– Kemuri Tatsu-Ya opened in Austin. They’re serving Japanese dishes as well as smoked meats like duck, mackerel, and brisket.
– Oakwood BBQ is open in Austin. Head pitmaster is Louisiana native Wally Colvin.
– A report from Camp Brisket:
Things were heating up in College Station this morning for the 5th annual Camp Brisket!
Details –> https://t.co/ITWD4ajp34
— KBTX News (@KBTXNews) January 8, 2017
– Camp Brisket has come and gone, but Camp Charcuterie is coming up next week in San Antonio.
– A barbecue sauce entrepreneur from the Valley has gotten his Jank Sauce onto the shelves at HEB, and onto the menu of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
– The Pit BBQ in San Angelo will soon trade their food truck for a permanent building.
– Learn about the history of Texas BBQ in NYC:
— Hill Country NY (@HillCountryNY) January 9, 2017
– Howard Conyers will be cooking a traditional South Carolina style whole hog at a January 29th event at Mahaffey Farms in Shreveport.
– Bogart’s Smoke House in St. Louis has a strong patio business during the summer, but they need to diversify in the winter once it closes.
– There are a few spots left to the Go Whole Hog event at 17th St. BBQ in Murphysboro, Illinois.
– An early look at The Smoky Rose in Dallas:
— Dallas Observer (@Dallas_Observer) January 7, 2017
– Get some barbecue for breakfast with these barbecue brisket breakfast tacos at Meat U Anywhere BBQ.
– Lockhart Smokehouse in Dallas was forced to close briefly last week because someone stole their city water meter.
– There’s a good ending to that Lockhart Smokehouse story:
Texas BBQ Provides Lunch to 700 Homeless People After Theft https://t.co/L9R0loNenh
— Keith Schmidt (@keithschmidt1) January 11, 2017