– Wanna work in a barbecue joint?


– Michael Harriot, host of The Black One podcast, shares his tips for white folks attending a black barbecue

– These are the best drinks in the South to go with your barbecue, according to Southern Living. I guess they forgot about Dr Pepper. 

– The changing face of Houston BBQ:


– Trent Brooks of Houston’s Brooks Place BBQ shares his thoughts on gun control with the Houston Chronicle.

– In Channelview, Texas, a charity barbecue ends in gunshot wounds after a neighbor turned unhappy customer retrieves a gun from his house to avenge his cold chicken.

Rosaka’s Soul Food & BBQ brings rib tips to Bedford, Texas.

– On the variations of barbecue in Texas:


– Boston chef Andy Husbands is opening a new barbecue restaurant called Smoke Shop

– Ardie Davis profiles Rosedale Bar-B-Q, which is one of the oldest barbecue joints in Kansas City. 

– Westword says these are the ten best barbecue joints in Denver

– Which one do you do?


– If you want to learn how to break down a whole hog, Salt & Time in Austin is hosting a class on 9/20.

– Southern Living doles out more barbecue awards, including a nod to the ease of an Austin to Lockhart barbecue road trip.

– In Green Bay, Wisconsin, they made the world’s longest bratwurst.

– A few barbecue sauce recipes:


– The VIP tickets are sold out, but the general admission tickets are available for the Texas Monthly Barbecue Festival on 11/01. 

– The Carnivore’s Ball in Austin will feature Texas barbecue, beer, and whiskey. Tickets are on sale for the 10/22 event. 

Southern Smoke in Houston, benefitting M.S. research, brings together some huge barbecue talent on 10/11. Tickets are still available. 

Smoked Dallas is bringing pitmasters from across the state to Dallas on 10/03. 

Houston Taste the Nation, benefitting No Kid Hungry, has assembled many Houston chefs and pitmasters for their event on 09/29. 

– Really late night BBQ:


– Chowpapi travels in search of barbacoa in San Antonio and finds four contenders.

– BBQ Recon tries the pulled pork sandwich at Wendy’s, and they aren’t impressed.

– Tyler’s Barbeque in Amarillo is closed temporarily to deal with a fire.

– What happens when you chug Rudy’s BBQ Sause?:


– Aaron Franklin has partnered up with the folks from Feast Portland to create a food festival in Austin.

– Abby Rogers of Georgetown had reconstructive jaw surgery that made it easier for her to eat solid food. To help her celebrate, Franklin Barbecue sent Abby and her family a special takeout order of barbecue.

– Brisket Tosser: