– I reiterated on the Texas Standard that sous vide meat with liquid smoke is not barbecue.
– For The Love of Meat, a documentary about Texas barbecue and the pitmasters who make it will debut with a screening in Austin on 10/08.
– Catch a glimpse of Wayne Mueller, a younger Aaron Franklin, and Jake Silverstein in this For the Love of Meat trailer:
– Dave Cathey at The Daily Oklahoman penned a lengthy homage to the magic of Franklin Barbecue.
– The Today Show visited Franklin Barbecue in Austin, and Yo-Yo Ma enjoyed a bite of brisket back in the studio.
– Eater Austin traveled to Portland to report on Aaron Franklin’s barbecue event at Feast Portland.
– A cow head sandwich from Aaron Franklin was one of the ten best things Zagat ate at Feast Portland.
– Good stuff from multiple perspectives:
— First We Feast (@firstwefeast) September 17, 2015
– Mama & Papa B’s BBQ in Waco suffered a fire, and hopes to reopen in the next couple weeks.
– Munchies has more on the Kentucky Brisket Tosser:
— MUNCHIES (@munchies) September 17, 2015
– AustOberfest is a beer and sausage festival coming to Austin on 10/17.
– Bacon Bash Texas is coming to Cranfills Gap, Texas on 10/17.
– Barbecue on the Pedernales will take place at the LBJ Ranch on 10/24
– Another national chain jumps on the brisket bandwagon:
— Applebee’s (@Applebees) September 18, 2015
– The Burns barbecue legacy in Houston shows the importance of the younger generation’s involvement.
– 3 of the 22 most anticipated restaurant openings from CultureMap Houston are barbecue joints.
– Here’s a look inside the new brick-and-mortar location of Pappa Charlie’s Barbeque in Houston that will open soon.
– The Smoking Ho was impressed with a stop at Pappa Charlie’s Barbeque during a trip to Houston.
– Cattleack Barbecue in Dallas just got a new smoker, built by John Lewis:
— Cattleack Barbeque (@Cattleackbbq) September 21, 2015
– Cattleack Barbecue was named best barbecue in Dallas by the Dallas Observer. The Slow Bone was considered the best lunch.
– Jill Bergus of Lockhart Smokehouse in Dallas and Plano shares her social media secrets.
– Billy’s Oak Acres in Fort Worth is expanding (or maybe moving).
– A mostly accurate regional barbecue guide:
— Lucky Peach (@LuckyPeach) September 23, 2015
– Jim Shahin of the Washington Post went to North Carolina in search of wood cooked whole hog, and found more than he bargained for.
– St. Louis pitmasters talk about the history of their city’s barbecue.
– Chef’s Kitchen & Smokehouse, a Texas style barbecue restaurant, has recently opened in West Palm Beach, Florida.
– HooDoo Brown Barbeque has brought Texas-style barbecue to Connecticut.
– An older one, but now out from behind the paywall:
— ChiTribLife (@ChiTribLife) September 6, 2015
– Scrumptious Chef reminds us what’s to love about Ruby’s BBQ in Austin.
– Here are 12 great sausages in Austin according to Eater Austin. You’ll find a few barbecue options in there.
– This Friday the live music series Live at the Switch kicks off at Stiles Switch BBQ in Austin.
– Thankfully, this abomination from Wendy’s comes with the disclaimer of “Actor Portrayal”:
— Wendy’s (@Wendys) September 18, 2015