– Nick Solares of Eater descended upon Austin, and found Valentina’s to be the sleeper barbecue hit:


– The Houston Chronicle tells a thing or five to the barbecue newbies coming to town

– Two guys in Houston documented their lamb barbacoa over the weekend, and we compiled their tweets. 

– The Houston Chronicle examines the transformation of Texas barbecue once it leaves Texas. 

– Is that a meat merry-go-round?


– 18th & Vine BBQ gets a glowing review from the Dallas Observer.

– The Daily Meal also found plenty to like at 18th & Vine BBQ in Dallas.

– Sacramento-based Buckhorn BBQ will brings its California style barbecue to Dallas for a try at converting Texans.

– BBQ worth waiting for:


– There’s a BBQ Showdown in Fort Worth tonight. Get your tickets. 

Fort Worth barbecue, namely Heim BBQ, gets a mention from the New York Daily News. 

– Read up:


– Tickets are available for Live Fire which will be held in Driftwood, outside Austin next Thursday.

– The Old Coupland dancehall has history, live music, and good barbecue.

– Do you prefer your pastrami sandwich gornish? Check these deli slang terms to find out.

– We Slaughter BBQ is coming in July:


– Texas BBQ Treasure Hunt interviewed young gun pitmaster Leonard Botello of Truth BBQ in Brenham. 

– Get some of the best dried sausage in the state, and support Milam County Crimestoppers at Thorndale Meat Market next week. 

Soulman’s Bar-B-Que was featured on the Discovery Channel’s Misfit Garage. 

– A graphic look at how a hog becomes BBQ:

HOW TO PIG (From Pen to Plate) from Dreamscience on Vimeo.


– Scott Holmes of Little Miss BBQ in Phoenix tells the story of how he came to run a Texas-style barbecue joint. 

– These are the essential barbecue restaurants of Des Moines, Iowa. 

– Looking for some good barbecue stops in Tennessee

– They’re literally crucifying briskets in North Carolina:

@eatmespeakme briskets getting some @buxtonhallbbq flavor

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