– We second the motion:


– A man in Austin said he worked at Franklin Barbecue and could exchange barbecue for car rides. The people who took him up on it arrived at Franklin the following day to pick up their barbecue, but found the man had duped them. 

– The Salt Lick is planning a residential development and a hotel near its massive restaurant in Driftwood. 

– Hill Country Magazine has some barbecue suggestions in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. 

– BBQ publicity stunt gone wrong:


– The DMN has more on the BBQ delivery controversy.

– If it’s still on, those who successfully ordered the Pecan Lodge barbecue from UberEATS will have an invitation to a party where barbecue will be delivered by drones.

– Pecan Lodge wasn’t too happy with UberEATS:


– After a week of repairs, the Slow Bone in Dallas is back open

– UT Dallas is hosting a Back the Blue BBQ this afternoon. 

– Franklin Barbecue is on vacation:


– DFW.com was impressed with their visit to the new location of Jambo’s BBQ in Arlington.

– The Oak Cliff Advocate looks back at the long gone Austin’s Bar-B-Q.

– The Smoking Ho has high praise for the Mother Clucker at Stanley’s Famous Pit BBQ in Tyler.

– Beef bone broth popsicles:


– The DMN takes a look at the updates to the Legends of Texas BBQ book, and how the barbecue world has changed since the first edition came out in 2002. 

– Saveur dives into the Sunset Barbecue Cookbook for a look at an early book on American barbecue. 

– Sample it at your own risk:


– “There’s no reason to have a petri-dish burger when a farm-fed one is thousands of times less expensive.”

– A couple in Florida attempted to steal 10 gallons of barbecue sauce. When the heist failed, they dumped it on the floor of the restaurant.

– Beef Johnson is our new favorite golfer: