– A new class of the Barbecue Hall of Fame has been named. This year, Ed Fisher, Steven Raichlen, and Paul Kirk will be inducted.
– Tim Carman of the Washington Post examines the rise of the urban barbecue joint, and credits Aaron Franklin for bringing barbecue back to the cities.
– Wayne Mueller teaching the Japanese some tips on smoking beef ribs:
Give them beef ribs they eat for a day, teach them to cook beef ribs, they indulge for a lifetime – Okinawa, Japan pic.twitter.com/Kbw3TvGBQZ
— Louie Mueller BBQ (@LouieMuellerBBQ) May 27, 2015
– The Houston Chronicle explores pairing wine with barbecue in California.
– J C Reid of the Houston Chronicle provides some great options for a barbecue road trip.
– Operation BBQ Relief is exploring deployment locations in Texas to respond to the flooding.
— SmokeStack BBQ (@smokestack_bbq) May 17, 2015
– Fearing’s in Dallas is hosting a Father’s Day barbecue event.
– Aaron Franklin will be in Dallas signing copies of his new book at Wild Detectives book store. There will be sausage and beer.
– Next Monday, Aaron Franklin is cooking with John Tesar at a sold out dinner at Knife restaurant, but tickets are still available for another Knife collaboration dinner on Thursday, June 4th with Tim Rattray from the Granary.
– Better late than never:
— Serious Eats (@seriouseats) May 22, 2015
– Roy Maynard of Tyler penned a humorous editorial about Governor Abbott’s love of barbecue sauce.
– The Tyler Morning Telegraph looks at the big business of barbecue in East Texas.
– The original Bodacious Bar-B-Q in Longview will reopen on June 4th.
– A profile of Tom & Bingo’s Bar-B-Q in Lubbock, owned and operated by Dwayne Clanton.
– Great, but often overlooked, cuts of beef:
— The Tin Cow (@TheTinCow) May 25, 2015
– There’s a new barbecue review blog on the scene called BBQ Recon.
– CBS DFW names five contenders for the best local barbecue joints, including a couple newcomers.
– In Austin, Jay Leno prefers Iron Works BBQ.
– H-E-B will bring an in-store restaurant “True Texas BBQ” to Odessa in a new store.
– Test-tube beef is getting cheaper:
— First We Feast (@firstwefeast) May 28, 2015
– Our State Magazine explores the origin of Eastern and Western North Carolina barbecue with some help from John Shelton Reed.
– A woman in Indiana stabbed another woman in the eye after being accused of taking the last rib from the kitchen.
– Food Republic offers this list of barbecue competitions all over the world this year.
– A visit to the Salt Lick:
— MUNCHIES (@munchies) May 25, 2015
– The newly christened BBQ Capital of Illinois is Murphysboro.
– Bloomberg calls Meathead Goldwyn “a sort of cross between Guy Fieri and Bill Nye the Science Guy.”
– David Carter traveled all over Texas eating barbecue before heading back to England and opening Smokestak.
– Six crazy ways to grill a steak from Steven Raichlen.
– Someone was very unhappy with the Dickey’s BBQ in Uptown Dallas:
— Tepid Participation (@TepidP) May 25, 2015