– A new film is coming out about barbecue in East Austin:

Slow Burn Trailer from Jeff Mertz on Vimeo.

– You can attend the Kickstarter Launch Party for the Slow Burn film in Austin on 09/05.

– The BBC reported American barbecue and a disparity in coverage between white-owned and minority-owned barbecue joints.

– The Daily South looks at some of the most influential people in the history of barbecue.

– La Barbecue is moving, serving dinner:


– The Houston Chronicle researched the history of Lenox Bar-B-Q in Houston, and its former owner Leonard McNeill. 

– Aaron Franklin smoked some cherries for a beer collaboration with Widmer Brothers. 

– These are the best barbecue joints in America that are more than fifty years old, according to Esquire. 

– More Texas style barbecue in the Northwest:


– The deluge of liquid smoke recipes for “barbecue” meats is painful to witness.

– An Indian newspaper discusses the virtues of using liquid smoke.

Ractopamine-free pork might just become a thing.

– A few spots to try on your next trip to Paris:


– The Smoking Ho attended a TMBBQ Behind the Pit Dinner at Snow’s BBQ and filed this report. 

– Texas Brew & BBQ visited Kerlin BBQ in Austin and found a great chopped beef sandwich. 

– Guns Up Barbecue enjoyed their visit to Heim BBQ in Fort Worth

– Miller’s Smokehouse in Belton just had a monster new smoker delivered:


– Kent Rathbun’s barbecue restaurant Hickory will expand into DFW Airport.

One 90 Smoked Meats is open in Dallas serving barbecue sandwiches and packaged smoked meats.

– Whole hog in Brooklyn:


– These are the most underrated barbecue dishes in St. Louis

– John Lewis of John Lewis BBQ in Charleston shares his daily routine which doesn’t include much sleep. 

– The Reader finds some cross-cultural barbecue outside Chicago. 

– A big barbecue feast is coming to Nashville in late September featuring some great whole hog. 

– A giant pork party called Pig Island in kicking off again in New York on 09/12. 

– Brisket wins again: