– I wish this story would die, but for now brisket prices just keep going up.
– Some barbecue restaurants in Lubbock are responding to the cost of brisket by raising their own prices, and one even added pulled pork to the menu.
– Lots of new Texas sauces on the HEB shelves:
— Jimmy Ho (@TheSmokingHo) January 25, 2015
– Neil Rankin, the owner of a barbecue restaurant in England called Smokehouse, has some choice words for those trying to categorize food trends.
– Jess Pryles explains American barbecue to Australians.
– Southern Living Magazine wants to know if you prefer pickles or slaw on your barbecue sandwich.
– On Hite’s BBQ in Columbia, South Carolina:
— Garden & Gun (@gardenandgunmag) January 27, 2015
– They can’t get enough brisket in Zanesville, Ohio at Grillin’ Dave Style.
– A car crashed into Speedy’s BBQ in Lexington, North Carolina, then a fire started.
– Texas barbecue is influencing some smoked meat upstarts in Kansas City.
– Smoked brisket in Paris, France:
– Eater Houston interviews Yonny Demeris from the fifty-year-old Demeris Barbecue.
– The Houston BBQ Festival is coming up on April 26th.
– Wayne Mueller of Louie Mueller Barbecue in Taylor is coming to Houston, but it’s taking while to find the right investor.
– Houston’s Midtown will get a new barbecue joint called Republic Smokehouse and Saloon, and it’ll be headed by Cedric Williams, former pitmaster at Williams Smokehouse.
– Get some pre-Super Bowl barbecue in Houston:
— Eating Our Words (@EatingOurWords) January 26, 2015
– Forbes has some high praise for Dallas’s Pecan Lodge.
– Eater Dallas takes a look inside Sonny Bryan’s Smokehouse during the lunch rush.
– Mansfield Magazine talks with Jordy Jordan of Big D BBQ in Mansfield.
– This man broke into Reed’s BBQ in Dallas to steal some cash. Hopefully someone recognizes him:
– Florida man steals $4000 worth of barbecue and fries from Jerome Brown BBQ in Jacksonville, Florida.
– J. C. Reid of the Houston Chronicle sheds some light on the history of smoker manufacturer Pitts & Spitts out of Houston.
– The chef line-up for the Austin Food & Wine Festival includes plenty of familiar barbecue names.
– According to Yelp, Copper Top BBQ in Big Pine, California is the best place to eat in America. Austin’s Franklin Barbecue is #57.
– If you have $350,000 lying around and four tons of meat:
— Dallas Morning News (@dallasnews) January 28, 2015
– The Dallas Morning News is mostly impressed with the smoked meat at Clark Food & Wine, but not with the rest of the menu.
– The Smoking Ho finds good and convenient barbecue at the new Black’s Barbecue location in Austin.
– Full & Content enjoyed “a respectable offering of Texas-style barbecue” at Austin’s Café Mueller.
– Texas Brew and Barbecue like what they find at Smokey Denmark’s barbecue trailer in Austin.
– Live Oak Barbecue in Austin will close for good after this weekend.
– Construction on the new Kreuz Market in Bryan, Texas is complete, and it will open on Monday:
— Kreuz Market (@KreuzMarket) January 28, 2015
– Texas Barbecue Treasure Hunt checked out the preview party at the new Kreuz Market in Bryan.
– Win some barbecue and a barbecue tutorial from Smokey Denmark’s in Austin.
– A student from UT Pan-Am visits the barbecue capital of Texas.
– Count Jimmy Kimmel as a big fan of Terry Black’s Barbecue in Austin.
– Punt, Pass, and Pork (Ribs):
— Andy Staples (@Andy_Staples) January 26, 2015