– The Austin City Council will discuss the new barbecue smoke resolution in today’s council meeting.
– The resolution has been revised from its original version that Aaron Franklin spoke out against on Monday.
– The Austin American Statesman covered the resolution as well with comments from additional barbecue joint owners.
– BBQ break-in:
— Ben Russell (@BenRussellNBC5) March 27, 2015
– Blue Ox BBQ has moved out of their long-time spot at Buzz Mill and is looking for a new place to set up shop.
– Fatboy’s BBQ in Cooper, Texas will have updated hours starting Saturday.
– Aaron Franklin’s barbecue book comes out next Tuesday. He has an event planned in LA later in the month to help promote it.
– Yes, in Phoenix:
— Daniel Vaughn (@BBQsnob) March 31, 2015
– The Foodways Texas Barbecue Summer Camps at Texas A&M have been incredibly popular. That’s why they have two of them planned in 2016.
– Tickets are available for the Houston BBQ Festival on Sunday, April 25th.
– The Red Dirt BBQ Festival is coming to Tyler on May 2nd. Tickets are still available.
– You have until April 3rd to get your nominations in for the BBQ Hall of Fame.
– The Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival highlighted local barbecue last Thursday night.
– Texas got snubbed, so it’s down to Alabama vs. North Carolina:
— Garden & Gun (@gardenandgunmag) April 1, 2015
– Joe Woodel of Husky Hog Bar-B-Q cooks Tennessee style barbecue on the South Side of Chicago. He discussed how he learned his craft from the competition circuit and the challenges of running a barbecue business in this interview.
– With the addition of a few new restaurants, the barbecue scene in New Orleans is on the rise.
– A tour through the barbecue of Lafayette from a Kansas City native’s perspective.
– More Kansas City BBQ:
— First We Feast (@firstwefeast) April 1, 2015
– Texas columnist Don Newbury has a big problem with the Texans on Jimmy Kimmel, and he didn’t much like the pig-centric BBQ sign either.
– Railhead Smokehouse and Woodshed Smokehouse in Fort Worth were featured as part of the DFW restaurants in USA Today’s Made in Texas.
– Karma Que is a charitable barbecue collective based in Fort Worth, and they’re profiled in the Dallas Observer.
– A regional BBQ glossary:
— Robert Moss (@mossr) March 26, 2015
– Barbecue crabs are back in season, says the Houston Chronicle, but they’re also not really barbecue.
– A new restaurant in Houston, The Republic Smokehouse & Saloon, has both an executive chef and a pitmaster. Here’s a first look.
– Jackson Street BBQ will open next week in downtown Houston.
– The Wooden Spoke BBQ in Magnolia, just northwest of Houston, is profiled.
– BBQ Crawl is coming back for a new season:
BBQ Crawl Season 3 Trailer! Amazing ! http://t.co/9xNZHdYfuy
— Danielle – Diva Q® (@DivaQBBQ) March 31, 2015
– Here’s how Austin’s Stiles Switch BBQ got their name, and how they got started in the barbecue business.
– There’s a new blog that reviews nothing but beef jerky.
– Yeah, April Fool’s Day and all, but I wouldn’t put it past them:
— Big Red (@drinkbigred) April 1, 2015