– Staying healthy as a pitmaster can be a challenge:
— Mike Morris (@mmorris011) September 9, 2015
– “Texas is an amazing state. It is vast and varied in its terrain, and it boasts some of the most mouth-ji–ing BBQ across which I have come in my planet-wide search for pork ribs and brisket.” – Nick Offerman
– Cory Morrow talks about why he loves to play live shows in barbecue joints like KD’s BBQ in Midland. Hint: It’s the free barbecue.
– This must be barbecue satire from the Wendy’s PR department regarding their new pulled pork sandwich. “Everything in this product was inspired by a desire to create a new BBQ tradition for America.”
– Before burgers, Dave Thomas of Wendy’s focused on BBQ:
— Robert Moss (@mossr) September 9, 2015
– The latest in a history-themed podcast called BackStory is an episode on eating meat in America.
– Grillocracy goes step-by-step through the process of starting your very own barbecue competition team.
– Scott Walker is chowing some Texas barbecue on the campaign trail.
– A new charcoal company is looking for investors:
We are currently looking to secure $8 million in venture capital to take our product to the US market. pic.twitter.com/NiUIwiKbml
— CocoGreenUSA (@CocoGreenCoals) September 2, 2015
– Robert Moss tells the barbecue history of Labor Day for Southern Living.
– Labor Day in space does not include barbecue.
– Bloomberg confuses grilling with barbecue, but points out some interesting trends in backyard cooking.
– The new location of Gatlin’s BBQ in Houston opened for a preview on Labor Day:
Join us for a Labor Day Teaser at the new Gatlin’s BBQ! View flyer for details. pic.twitter.com/J5VVTr4Avh
— Gatlin’s BBQ (@GatlinsBBQ) September 6, 2015
– The Houston Chronicle reports that Gatlin’s will be open for good starting tomorrow.
– The Smoking Ho has some preview photos of the new Gatlin’s BBQ.
– Texas BBQ Treasure Hunt reports on the state of Houston barbecue.
– Tickets are on sale for the first annual Houston BBQ Throwdown coming November 8th.
– Come to Texas to watch football, get BBQ for breakfast:
— Andy Staples (@Andy_Staples) September 7, 2015
– Three Texas barbecue joints and their wine programs are highlighted in Wine Enthusiast.
– The Cotten family, made famous by Joe Cotten’s BBQ (RIP) in Robstown is opening a new barbecue joint in Portland called Michael Cotten’s Barbecue.
– A few weeks ago, the West Texas Investors show staged a barbecue competition in Midland and considered investing in a barbecue sauce company.
– Stuff yourself with a barbecue-stuffed potato:
— TMBBQ (@tmbbq) September 9, 2015
– Slow Burn, a documentary about East Austin barbecue, has launched a Kickstarter campaign.
– With few surprises, Pulsr rated the ten best barbecue joints in Austin.
– The Dallas Observer wisely suggests a road trip to Austin for a visit to La Barbecue.
– Some Franklin Barbecue is headed to South Bend, Indiana after a lost football bet.
– A barbecue world tour:
— First We Feast (@firstwefeast) September 7, 2015
– Hoghouse Barbeque, a new Texas-style barbecue joint, is open in Cape Town, South Africa. An early review notes that they have “the best sliced pickles this side of Dallas.”
– Portland gained another Texas-style barbecue joint. This one is Matt’s BBQ.
– Black Label Icehouse brings Texas style barbecue to New Orleans.
– Learn brisket techniques from a master:
Watch pitmaster Aaron Franklin make Texas-style beef brisket http://t.co/OJ7f7ujZqX
— Eater (@Eater) September 8, 2015
– The NYPD has a “barbecue patrol” for cookouts in the summer that often break out in late night violence.
– “In other parts of the South, barbecue is a religion. In Louisiana, it’s just something we eat.”
– Neil Strawder of Bigmista’s Barbecue talks to the L.A. Times about rubs and sauces.
– Lack of Texas BBQ can be bad for your health:
USC Freshman Ronald Jones II Got Sick From Lack of Texas BBQ http://t.co/jwnIDCcMIe
— The Big Lead (@thebiglead) September 9, 2015