– “If there was a state meat, surely it would be brisket.”:
– The Dallas Observer wades into the barbecue sauce or no sauce debate.
– Conde Nast Traveler has chosen their list of the fifteen best barbecue cities in the country.
– Luke Russert is wrong on Texas barbecue:
Beef on weck with a strong horseradish is better than any bbq you can find in Texas. That’s a fact. https://t.co/W1EV6whFn3
— Luke Russert (@LukeRussert) April 14, 2016
– A native of Birmingham, Alabama has brought American barbecue to Seoul, South Korea with the opening of Linus’ Bama Style Barbecue.
– Registration for the Cowboy Charcoal Fire & Ice Women’s Championship Barbeque Series has begun.
– Robert Sierra, a barbecue competitor from San Marcos, showed off his barbecue skills on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
– These pitmasters (including one from Texas) created a new line of BBQ sauces for Heinz:
– Eater suggests eighteen great dishes in Houston. One is barbacoa, another is fried chicken at a barbecue joint, and yet another is a barbecue platter.
– In Houston, chef Ben McPherson has left Silent Theatre Group to cook barbecue at El Burro & the Bull.
– The Houston Chronicle highlights a few barbecue joints using leftovers and off cuts wisely.
– They’re hosting barbecue festivals in Australia. The next one is in Brisbane:
– Texas BBQ Treasure Hunt has a list of the barbecue joints affected by the Houston flooding.
– Burns BBQ in Houston donated barbecue sandwiches to some victims of the flooding in Houston.
– A man in Spring, Texas began spinning his pistol around during a water gun fight when it discharged and the bullet struck a 15 year old during a backyard barbecue.
– Killen’s Barbecue is hosting a barbecue benefit for Houston flood victims tomorrow:
— Eater Houston (@EaterHouston) April 20, 2016
– There are a whole bunch of barbecue books coming out this spring.
– Dickey’s Barbecue is now selling its sausages at Wal-Mart.
– Peepsi’s BBQ in San Angelo has found a new permanent home downtown.
– Alli Miller of KEYE tries her hand in the pit room of Stiles Switch:
– Fox 7 in Austin talked to Lance Kirkpatrick of Stiles Switch about the Austin Food & Wine Festival.
– Guns Up BBQ takes a day trip to Austin to try Valentina’s and Micklethwait Craft Meats.
– The New Braunfels Herald sings the praises of their local Rudy’s BBQ and the “staggering depth to their menu.”
– Construction is underway in Dallas:
– “Bullock’s Bar-B-Que in Durham [North Carolina] will be closed the rest of the week following a fire on Wednesday morning.”
– Muskogee, Oklahoma has their very own brisket bandit.
– Afar magazine explores the less-than-well-known Santa Maria style barbecue.
– The church of barbecue:
— Southern Foodways (@potlikker) April 18, 2016