BBQ News: 06/10 – 06/16
– It’s Barbecue Week on Eater:
— Eater (@Eater) June 13, 2016
– Here are the best ribs in Austin according to Eater Austin.
– Eater Houston talks with Jerry Pizzitola about how he got into the barbecue business.
– Mattie John Bamman recounts his journey to become a certified KCBS barbecue judge.
– Tasting the menu at Snow’s BBQ:
– Eater explains why Brooklyn is driving barbecue innovation in New York.
– Here’s a history of barbecue in New York from Eater’s Robert Sietsema.
– Here’s the barbecue lingo that Eater thinks you’ve got to know.
– Then, Eater wasted 1800 words on a worthless “definition” of barbecue.
– Robert Moss came to the defense of brisket:
— Robert Moss (@mossr) June 14, 2016
– D Magazine has named their 50 best restaurants in Dallas, and Pecan Lodge and Slow Bone are among them.
– The burnt ends at 18th & Vine BBQ in Dallas, step by step.
– Is there a case for liquid smoke?
— Eater (@Eater) June 15, 2016
– Aaron Franklin is offering a three-day barbecue pop-up in Chicago.
– Aaron Franklin is planning a food festival in Austin that is scheduled for next May.
– The sausage recipe for Franklin Barbecue is nearly complete, and will debut at the restaurant soon.
– Aaron Franklin is teaching a barbecue class in Sweden:
— Franklin Barbecue (@FranklinBbq) June 15, 2016
– A Russian cattlemen is stuck with a glut of briskets, so he teams up with a restaurateur who begins using it for pastrami.
– Smoke Shop, from chef Andy Husbands, will open in a couple weeks in Boston.
– A new barbecue joint, Globe Hall, has opened in Denver with a smoker made in Texas.
– Barbecue on a massive scale:
— Lucky Peach (@LuckyPeach) June 14, 2016
– On the Today Show, Pat Martin and Chris Lilly duked it out in a pork vs. brisket battle, and they ended up tying.
– The Hammond family has come back to Glen Rose to open a new barbecue joint called Roadrunner Smokehouse.
– Small Texas ranchers aren’t happy about the messages being doled out with the Beef Checkoff money they’re legally required to provide.
– Lots of Houston’s BBQ tradition came from Beaumont:
— Foodways Texas (@foodwaysTX) June 15, 2016
– Anthony Bourdain was in Houston recently at Burns Original BBQ filming for his show Parts Unknown.
– Southern Smoke, hosted by Underbelly chef Chris Shepherd, is coming back to Houston in November.
– Brookstreet Bar-B-Que is coming to Montrose, and they’ve got a drive-thru.
– Barbecue + chocolate:
— Phaedra Cook (@phaedracook) June 14, 2016
– The pit room at an Austin location of Rudy’s Bar-B-Que had a small fire. The restaurant was only closed briefly.
– MySA found plenty to like at Kings Hwy Brew & Q in San Antonio.
– Bold words from a Georgian:
— Grant Goggans (@MarieLetsEat) June 11, 2016
– Texas A&M once again hosted the Foodways Texas Barbecue Camp, and Dr. Jeff Savell provided this recap.
– Cattleack Barbeque in Dallas will undergo renovations, so get your barbecue today and tomorrow before they close for two weeks.
– Will Fleischman has parted ways with Lockhart Smokehouse, and now his own barbecue website Blowin’ Smoke and Tellin’ Lies.
– Get some smoked beer in your life:
10 smoked beers every bacon lover needs to try. https://t.co/JDqWFOddhi
— Extra Crispy (@extracrispy) June 13, 2016