BBQ News: 07/15 – 07/21
– We second the motion:
— Justice Don Willett (@JusticeWillett) July 19, 2016
– 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:
— Eater Dallas (@EaterDallas) July 20, 2016
– 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:
We demand a formal apology from Uber_DFW UberEATS to our customers with your EPIC FAIL publicity stunt. Shame on us for being so foolish.
— Pecan Lodge (@PecanLodge) July 20, 2016
– 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:
Just a reminder – we’re heading out on vacation! We will be closed July 18 through 28. Open on Friday July 29. thankssssss!
— Franklin Barbecue (@FranklinBbq) July 15, 2016
– 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:
— Mental Floss (@mental_floss) July 20, 2016
– 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:
— First We Feast (@firstwefeast) July 20, 2016
– “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:
— Golf Digest (@GolfDigest) July 17, 2016