Barbecue Week begins on July 10th. Every order of a barbecue plate listed here provides a $1 donation to Foodways Texas.

– The former governor is a big fan of Truth BBQ in Brenham:

Truth BBQ Hwy 290 Brenham,TX brisket so good it disappears by noon!! Seriously fine Texas cuisine #godblesstexas

A photo posted by GovernorPerry (@governorperry) on Jun 23, 2016 at 2:54pm PDT


– Eater Austin does an admirable job of explaining the timeline of Austin barbecue

– It can be hard to find barbecue joints open on Monday in Austin, especially the 4th of July, but Stiles Switch BBQ will be open next week. 

– It’s a couple years old, but this’ll make you hungry for Argentinian BBQ:


– The Village Voice hung out with all the pitmasters the night before the Big Apple BBQ Block Party. 

– Gothamist is not impressed with the new Sammy’s House of BBQ in Manhattan. 

– Kurrin Beamon is cooking up barbecue in Chicago at 19 Paul when she’s not working her beat as a police officer. 

Bon Appetit’s podcast this week is all about barbecue. 

– On Georgia-style BBQ:


– The Houston Chronicle reminds us that the weather has a tremendous effect on how the barbecue cooks from day to day.

– Robb Walsh discusses Texas barbecue styles and juicy links with KCRW.

– The Houston Chronicle has mapped out their picks for the best barbecue stops in town.

– Your backyard barbecue might rely on deforestation in the Dominican Republic:


– The Smoking Ho is impressed with his visit to Joseph’s Riverport Bar-B-Cue in Jefferson. 

– Jim Shahin of the Washington Post has a few barbecue book suggestions

– The Washington Post also lists the ten best barbecue joints in town according to Tim Carman. 

– BBQ critics giveth, and taketh away:


– The Meat Sweats is an all-you-can-eat barbecue event coming to San Antonio this weekend.

– KSAT in San Antonio visited Barbecue Station to try the chicken, brisket, and beef ribs.

– John Lewis, of La Barbecue fame, opened his new joint in Charleston, SC:


– John Lewis told The Post and Courier, “I wanted to bring a new style of cuisine to Charleston.” 

– Eater Charleston takes a photographic tour through the new Lewis Barbecue. 

– A West Tennessee barbecue legend:


– Take a tour of Dallas’s 18th & Vine BBQ with pitmaster Matt Dallman and CBS DFW.

– The Star Telegram makes a visit to the new Roadrunner Smokehouse in Glen Rose.

– Central Track headed to Mac’s BBQ in Dallas to highlight the barbecue of Billy McDonald.

– Sausage jokes have always been popular: