BBQ News: 07/22 – 07/28
– Livestock producers have increased supplies of hogs and cattle to a level described by Bloomberg as a “meat mountain.” Meat just keeps getting cheaper.
– Beware pitmasters. The Atlantic dives into the root causes of tuberculosis, and determines that it might have first developed in people sharing close quarters with a wood fire.
– BBQ Summer Camp:
— Kelly Yandell (@themeaningofpie) July 26, 2016
– Two barbecue pits have been installed at Houston’s NRG stadium so Ronnie Killen can serve barbecue at the Texans home games.
– The Houston Black Pages have compiled their list of the best black-owned barbecue joints in town.
– Trent and Norma Brooks of Brooks Place BBQ in Cypress are asking for some help after Norma suffered a stroke.
– Confit pork ribs, anyone?
— Clint Cantwell (@Grillocracy) July 6, 2016
– The Smoking Ho made himself a batch of bacon burnt ends.
– The Guns Up BBQ blog checked out Big D BBQ in Mansfield.
– Heim BBQ in Fort Worth is just a few weeks away from opening their permanent location.
– Hutchins BBQ in McKinney is expanding:
— Hutchins BBQ (@HutchinsBBQ) July 24, 2016
– “Whole-hog cooking is the most financially irresponsible thing you can do.” – North Carolina’s Samuel Jones.
– If you’re worried about purchasing a cheap imitation of pink butcher paper, Oren International, a butcher paper manufacturer, has some tips.
– Freedman’s Bar in Austin was featured in the local paper.
– Texas BBQ in photos:
— First We Feast (@firstwefeast) July 22, 2016
– You could say it’s the Cadillac of smokers, and it can be yours for $12,000.
– Tickets are on sale for Houston Taste of the Nation, an event benefitting No Kid Hungry. There’ll be lots of great food and drinks including some of Houston’s best pitmasters.
– Bud’s Pitmaster BBQ will be opening inside the convention center in downtown Houston.
– Can we get a maybe?
— Eater (@Eater) July 23, 2016
– J C Reid of the Houston Chronicle didn’t find much to praise from his tour of Los Angeles barbecue.
– Eater LA looks back to 1946 when the area’s oldest barbecue joint, Gus’s Barbecue, opened their doors.
– Jiyeon Lee and Cody Taylor of Heirloom Bar-B-Que in Atlanta share their barbecue backgrounds in an interview with the SFA.
– They might need a divorce:
How can I dissuade my BBQ-mad husband? https://t.co/dcwID2IEp2
— The Guardian (@guardian) July 23, 2016