BBQ News: 09/23 – 09/29
– Barbecue, a film from Australia-based Urtext Films, is set to release next year. Matthew Salleh and Rose Tucker traveled across the globe to film different barbecue traditions:
— SA Film Corporation (@SA_Film) September 28, 2016
– Ronnie Killen of Killen’s Barbecue will open a new restaurant in Houston. Killen’s STQ will feature steaks and elevated barbecue on the menu.
– The Victoria Advocate highlights one of their own – Mumphord’s Place.
– They do vegan BBQ (and more) in Portland:
“Vegans deserve good BBQ too” and other observations from Portlandia. Latest column. https://t.co/ba1MQU0xOp
— J.C. Reid (@jcreidtx) September 26, 2016
– Central Track makes a trip to DeSoto for some good barbecue at Top 5 BBQ.
– Cattleack Barbecue in Dallas is adding one day a month to their schedule. They’ll be open the first Saturday of every month, including 10/01 when they’ll cook a whole hog.
– Dickey’s Barbecue is adding a special taco of the month to their menus across the country.
– GE brought their Super Smoker to Atlanta where pitmaster Evan LeRoy cooked the brisket:
— BrisketMan (@BrisketMan) September 22, 2016
– The Smoking Ho headed to the inaugural Woodlands BBQ Festival, and shared some photos.
– Tickets are on sale for the Pitmasters Picnic, coming to Dallas on 10/16, and benefitting Café Momentum.
– The Butcher’s Ball is coming to the Rockin’ Star Ranch outside of Brenham on 10/09, and there’ll be lots of barbecue talent.
– Supply is finally matching demand:
— Gizmodo (@Gizmodo) September 27, 2016
– A presidential candidate stopped in for some brisket at Freedmen’s Bar in Austin.
– The new barbecue joint in Austin was going to be named Rustic East, until the Dallas restaurant Rustic forced them to change it. Now it’ll be called EastSide Tavern.
– A new podcast episode from Bon Appétit:
— Bon Appétit (@bonappetit) September 29, 2016
– Thrillist lists their favorite barbecue joint in every state, and La Barbecue in Austin takes home the Texas crown.
– Students at Ramapo College in New Jersey planned a barbecue to encourage students to register to vote, but it was deemed too “military and recruitment-oriented.” The culprit was a poster of Uncle Sam saying “We want you…to come to our BBQ.”
– After a failed barbecue joint, Curt Sheard sold Mason jars full of his barbecue sauce in Fort Myers, Florida. Now it’s headed to Wal-Mart shelves.
– Chapter 2 of the Kansas City barbecue video series, Burnt Legend, looks at the modern burnt end.
– Care for some slaw juice?
— Eater (@Eater) September 28, 2016