– A semi hauling more than twenty tons of pork butts caught fire on the Interstate in Kansas City.
– The New York Times offered their take on the Austin barbecue smoker resolution. They looked at it in context of other odor-related cases. You’ll also learn what a Nasal Ranger is.
– A film on South Carolina BBQ from the SFA:
– Jalopnik picks up the brisket bandit near-getaway story in San Antonio.
– A virtual BBQ roundtable discusses the current state of barbecue in America on First We Feast.
– Some restaurants in El Paso didn’t like it much when I said it was a bad town for barbecue.
– U.S. Marine Corps veteran, Marcus Smith, has opened a barbecue catering business in Copperas Cove.
– Australian Barbecue Wars:
ICYMI- here’s a great video from the largest BBQ comp ever held in the Southern Hemisphere (and hosted by me!) http://t.co/7gbgDwMWct
— Jess Pryles (@burgermary) April 19, 2015
– Ribs and the Rhetoric of Authenticity in House of Cards, from the Southern Foodways Alliance.
– From the SFA, a former vegetarian’s troubled past with meat, and why she now eats steak and bacon.
– The Huffington Post found someone who could enjoy the edible oxymoron Texas Vegan BBQ Burger.
– A former vegetarian comes face to face with a pig in Meat School:
— MUNCHIES (@munchies) April 16, 2015
– Tom Micklethwait of Micklethwait Craft Meats in Austin is soon to open a new NYC style deli trailer in Austin.
– Austin Food Magazine just gave Micklethwait Craft Meats an incredible review in their current issue.
– The Houston Chronicle reminds us all why Lockhart is such a great place for barbecue.
– The PBS “BBQ with Franklin” show will air beginning on 5/21.
– The Dark Prince of BBQ gets a police commendation:
Thank you so much APD pic.twitter.com/odoFSoNDJ5
— John Mueller Meat (@JSM_meat) April 16, 2015
– The Dallas Observer compiled a list of area barbecue events through the summer.
– The Big D BBQ Battle kicks off in Dallas on Friday.
– SideDish did a taste test of North Texas barbecue sauces.
– Colleyville, Texas has a two day celebration of barbecue planned this weekend that includes a barbecue competition for kids.
– Longoria’s Barbecue in Everman has added a new pulled pork sandwich to their menu.
– The new Kreuz Market in Bryan has caved to local pressure, and now provides forks and barbecue sauce:
— Kyle Metcalf (@12th__Fan) April 18, 2015
– Alison Cook gives Roegels Barbecue Co. in Houston a resoundingly positive review praising the smoked brisket and beef rib among other items.
– Ray’s Real Pit BBQ Shack in Houston is among a whole host of local food vendors coming to the Houston Intercontinental Airport.
– A television crew will be taping at Killen’s Barbecue in Pearland this evening, and owner Ronnie Killen is encouraging folks to pack the place for lunch.
– Ten BBQ joints in one day? A few Houston BBQ bloggers did just that.
– Nice save:
— Food52 (@Food52) April 21, 2015
– Gavin Cleaver, a former barbecue critic for the Dallas Observer, has moved back to London and writes about the barbecue he has found back home.
– The San Antonio Express News provided a recipe for grilled chicken with Alabama white sauce.
– Some barbecue truths shared in a Mississippi newspaper.
– No Portland, please don’t start calling pulled pork “pig brisket.”
– Get straight to the beef:
— The Onion (@TheOnion) April 18, 2015