– King Ranch chicken in tube form:
— Jess Pryles (@jesspryles) May 8, 2016
– Dai Due in Austin is now offering an option to order a whole hog roast for their patio.
– Romanouska’s Trailer in Austin is closing, but owner Tom Micklethwait said he plans to open a brick and mortar of his Micklethwait Craft Meats trailer.
– Eater Austin touts the 23 iconic meat dishes in Austin, and of course there is plenty of barbecue.
– Pitmasters for the upcoming Houston BBQ Festival gathered early this week for a pre-festival lunch:
— Houston BBQ Festival (@HouBBQ) May 10, 2016
– Houston barbecue is a game of geography, and J C Reid is your guide.
– Beef prices continue to fall, and nobody is sure how low they will go.
– The Star Telegram has some suggestions for an upcoming Central Texas barbecue road trip.
– Lots of new BBQ books, and Epicurious recommends a few:
— Paula Forbes (@paulaforbes) May 11, 2016
– Robert Moss reviewed The One True Barbecue, one of many barbecue books out this month.
– We did a wrap-up of a few other new barbecue titles out there on TMBBQ.
– Hutchins BBQ in McKinney will cook dinner at the Beard House in NYC in June. They’re planning a dry run of the meal at their Frisco location on 05/19.
– You can now buy a deck of beef playing cards:
— Meat Buyers Guide (@MeatBuyersGuide) March 9, 2016
– These are America’s fifty best barbecue joints according to Foursquare.
– If you use a charcoal chimney to start your fires, here’s an easy trick to make it start twice as fast.
– Students at Rice University are trying to design a better meat thermometer.
– Take a BBQ road trip with Matthew Odam:
— Matthew Odam (@odam) May 6, 2016
– Scalawag asks if the source of the hog is more important the type of fuel when cooking barbecue in North Carolina.
– Guy Fieri plans to open a new barbecue joint in Louisville this fall.
– David Bouska is barbecue competition champion with Butcher BBQ. His son Levi Bouska runs a barbecue stand of the same name in Wellston, Oklahoma.
– Alton Brown is a fan of Tulsa’s barbecue:
— Alton Brown (@altonbrown) May 10, 2016
– There’s a show in the UK called BBQ Champ, and America is about to get its own version hosted by Adam Richman.
– London pitmaster Neil Rankin provides some barbecue tips to The Observer.
– Very funny:
— MUNCHIES (@munchies) May 10, 2016