– We love this slo-mo brisket drop:


Smokey Mae’s BBQ in Mansfield opened over the weekend after weeks of advertising. It was a rocky start, and they’re closing this weekend for two weeks to reorganize.

– Cattleack Barbecue in Dallas and Woodshed Smokehouse in Fort Worth will be featured in a new Food Network show next month.

– Shannon Bankston is having some medical issues, so he has put his barbecue joint up for sale. Fatboy’s BBQ in Cooper is available for $225,000.

– A spotlight on Heirloom Barbecue in Atlanta:


– A California native visited Underwood’s BBQ in Brownwood for some barbecue and fried chicken for Abilene’s Fox 15.

Mallory Robbins of Evie Mae’s Barbecue in Wolfforth was interviewed by the Barbecue Wife site.

– Here’s what happens at Camp Brisket:


– Aaron Franklin has some tips for enjoying barbecue joints with long lines, like his own Franklin Barbecue.

– The Hot Luck Festival in Austin starts up next week, and there will be plenty of smoked meat.

– At Austin’s new LeRoy & Lewis, expect to find brisket, ribs, and sausage along with “lamb belly, wild boar ribs, duck boudin, and mac ‘n’ cheese-stuffed quail,” according to the Houston Chronicle.

– What’s this guy smoking?


– The annual Electra Goat Barbecue will be held this weekend in Electra.

– John Mueller’s Black Box Barbecue is now open in weekends in Georgetown.

– I chuckled more than once during this ad for the Woodwind grill and smoker:


– An enormous new barbecue joint, the Smoke’n Honey House will open in Houston by the end of the month.

Ronnie Killen is coming to Austin. He plans to open a new location of Killen’s Barbecue in the Lakeway area in about three months.

– A new barbecue joint, Moonlight Bar-B-Q Company, in Spring will take over the spot once occupied by Corkscrew BBQ.

– Barbecue is only a lunch food at many spots, just not at the main one highlighted in this article:


– Pinkerton’s Barbecue in Houston is offering four different types of beer for $1 apiece every Thursday.

– Rod Machen visits Louie Mueller Barbecue in Taylor and calls its potato salad the best anywhere.

Don’t leave a lit charcoal grill unattended on your wood deck. This house in Fort Worth was a total loss as a result.

– And now, for a brisket wobble encore all the way from London: