– Delish looks at the wild world of cooking competitions, including how to become a barbecue judge.
– Tasty Meat polled a number of notable grillers about common grilling mistakes. They shared the 25 most common ones.
– I talked with the Leisuremen radio show about Texas barbecue, including some great places to find it. Jump ahead to the 20:00 mark.
– Zagat talks to barbecue joint owners in Central Texas to find out what makes Texas barbecue so special:
— Zagat Austin (@ZagatAustin) August 1, 2016
– Victoria, Texas native Alex Barbosa brought his brand of Texas barbecue to Baton Rouge.
– Austin’s County Line restaurant group is suing Waller County Line in Houston for trademark infringement.
– Heim BBQ in Fort Worth is now open for business:
— Sarah Blaskovich (@sblaskovich) August 3, 2016
– Escape Hatch Dallas has a first look at the new Heim BBQ in Fort Worth.
– A Euless barbecue joint owner says that television shows “are drawing barbecue into the Kardashian realm.”
– Zagat says these are the 23 best BBQ dishes in Dallas/Fort Worth.
– The pit is ready for the annual XIT BBQ in Dalhart:
— Jarret Bowers (@JbowersJrod) August 2, 2016
– The Smoking Ho heads to Spring to check out the new location of Corkscrew BBQ.
– Katherine at Deliberate Fare rounds out her 2016 BBQ Road Map with a visit to Truth BBQ in Brenham.
– The Woodlands BBQ Festival, just north of Houston, will hold its inaugural event next month.
– Barbecue sushi spotted in the Houston area:
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– John Brotherton of Pflugerville had a barbecue pop-up, and KVUE was there to check out the long line of customers.
– Nick Baines takes a tour through Kansas City barbecue for British Airways.
– A recipe for sous vide brisket (just skip the liquid smoke option):
— J. Kenji López-Alt (@TheFoodLab) August 1, 2016
– The Washington Post’s Tim Carman wonders aloud if that sous vide brisket comes with a side of snobbery.
– USA Today guides you through the menu at Top’s BBQ, the favorite fast-food barbecue in Memphis.
– They’re smoking whole alligators in Muncie, Indiana.
– More complicated than just smoked chicken:
— NYT Food (@nytfood) August 3, 2016
– Zagat takes a look at Denver’s growing barbecue scene, and provides a few suggestions in town.
– These are the best-kept secrets of North Carolina barbecue. ‘
– Jim Shahin of The Washington Post also offers this explanation of the South Carolina barbecue style for the uninitiated.
– The Washington Post says the new SC BBQ is the future:
— soulfoodscholar (@soulfoodscholar) August 3, 2016
– Looking for a list of good barbecue joints in South Carolina? Shahin has you covered there, too.
– Shahin also tells the story of how Anne P. Newman’s fight against a racist barbecue joint owner helped shape the civil rights movement.
– Zagat listed some of their favorite stops for barbecue in Chicago.
– On the roots of Chicago BBQ:
— Hunter Owens (@hunter_owens) August 3, 2016
– Jess Pryles smokes some meaty beef back ribs in just three hours.
– Grub Street suggests that New Yorkers with little space for barbecue equipment buy themselves a cabinet smoker instead of a grill.
– They cook huge amounts of shoulder clods in the ground for the Fortuna Rodeo in Northern California.
– Cool off with some BBQ ice cream:
— Food Republic (@foodrepublic) August 3, 2016