– Jacob Brogan is upset about his love for grilling because its homosocial symbology might suggest “same-sex intimacy that deflects the supposed dangers of sexual contact between men but allows them to confirm their masculinity by excluding women.”
– In Massachusetts, they can’t tell the difference between a brisket and a torso:
— Eater (@Eater) July 27, 2015
– Because Austin’s barbecue smoke resolution didn’t go into effect, the neighborhood behind Terry Black’s Barbecue has filed suit against them.
– This was posted a while back, but someone actually offered up their Franklin Barbecue leftovers on Craigslist for $200.
– One Texas representative believes Austin is actually planning to ban barbecue:
— Bud Kennedy (@BudKennedy) July 30, 2015
– A resident in St. Petersburg, Florida didn’t like her neighbor’s barbecue smoke, so she called the city and the offenders filmed their interaction with a city employee looking into the complaint.
– Barbecue pitmaster Ray “Dr. BBQ” Lampe says the real problem with the Florida smoker debate has to do with poor cooking methods.
– The Chef Steps website has made the barbecue tutorials on their site free (after you’ve signed up for a free account).
– Meathead Goldwyn talks charcoal in a new video:
– Zagat calls the Salt Lick and Franklin Barbecue two of the most over-hyped restaurants in Austin.
– Austin-American Statesman food critic Matthew Odam lists two Austin barbecue joints among his possibilities for a theoretical last meal in Austin.
– The Smoking Ho filed this recap of one of our Behind the Pit Dinners at Franklin Barbecue.
– BBQ Recon hits Johnny T’s BBQ in Round Rock and finds barbecue worth returning for.
– La Barbecue in Austin has a new menu item:
— la Barbecue (@la_Barbecue) July 26, 2015
– Hopper.com calls these cities the ten best for barbecue in the country. Three are in Texas.
– Mama Faye’s BBQ has closed in Dallas and has plans to relocate to Sulphur Springs.
– Swift’s Attic in Austin is hosting a barbecue brunch with Stiles Switch and Barbecue Wife Bloody Mary mix.
– SA Flavor interviewed Tim Rattray from the Granary:
– A new location of Jambo’s BBQ Shack is open in Arlington.
– A new barbecue chain is coming. This one is Chap’s Pit Beef out of Baltimore.
– Crazy Bob’s Bar-B-Que in Kilgore is celebrating two years in business.
– Back to back to back to back to back:
— D Magazine (@DMagazine) July 28, 2015
– A few Houston barbecue bloggers entered a local barbecue competition to see how they’d fare. Not bad.
– Houstonia Magazine is doing a Top BBQ list, and went on KHOU for a promo with Russel Roegels.
– Texas Pit Quest visited the Collaboration of Smoke event in Houston.
– Texas Brew & BBQ checks out the historic Neely’s in Marshall, Texas.
– That’s a lot of beef:
— Civil Eats (@CivilEats) July 29, 2015
– Smoke BBQ, unrelated to Dallas’s Smoke, has opened in Charleston, South Carolina.
– Johnny Fugitt (of 100 Best BBQ Joints in America fame) is interviewed by First We Feast.
– CBS reports on the growing popularity of barbecue and Southern cooking in the UK.
– “Brisket isn’t any harder to make than any of the other barbecue meats.”
— First We Feast (@firstwefeast) July 29, 2015