– Pulled pork is everywhere:


– Dallas’s NPR station, KERA, is in Austin and gives us this tour of Franklin Barbecue

Aaron Franklin also sat down with Krys Boyd for an hour on KERA’s Think. 

– Chefs and pitmasters from across the South tell Saveur about their favorite barbecue joints

– These are the five best barbecue joints in the state according to the readers of Texas Highways magazine:

– San Antonio Express News interviews Adrian Davila of Davila’s BBQ in Seguin.

– Sweet Christi’s BBQ and pitmaster Emilio Soliz are taking over the kitchen at Taps y Tapas for good.

– Catherine Stiles of Stiles Switch BBQ hosted a Barbecue Wife Bloody Mary brunch with a few beef ribs.

– BBQ Recon isn’t impressed with Heart of Texas BBQ in Hutto.

– Dusty Miller of Miller’s Smokehouse in Belton recorded this podcast interview:

– The Houston Chronicle reports on Southern Smoke, a barbecue event that raised $183,989 for MS research. 

Israel “Pody” Campos of Pody’s BBQ in Pecos, Texas is coming to Houston for a pop-up on 10/31. 

– Governor Abbott won a barbecue bet with Oklahoma’s governor, but paid up with Texas barbecue anyway. 

– A fire in the pit area of Stillwater Barbecue in Abilene was caught before it took out the place. 

– There’s a whole hog barbecue event coming to benefit flood victims of Clarendon County, South Carolina:

– This barbecue joint in Savannah, Georgia was destroyed by fire not long after opening, but they’re back on their feet thanks to the barbecue community.

– The British Evening Standard wonders if a “BBQ Shack Attack” is affecting high end dining.

– Here are some tips for ordering better barbecue that I shared with First We Feast.

– If you hear the dinner bell, it might be La Barbecue:


– U.S. Representative Ted Poe writes about his love for Tin Roof BBQ in the Atascocita Observer. 

– The Dallas Observer sat down with Matt Dallman of the new 18th & Vine BBQ in Dallas, then offered this ode to their pulled pork sandwich in another post.

– These are the best barbecue joints in San Antonio according to Thrillist. 

– Drunk people eating Louisville-style barbecue in LA:


– It was announced that Ozzy Osbourne visit Kreuz Market for a barbecue lesson, but pitmaster Roy Perez says the news was premature, and Ozzy has cancelled.

– Does Wikileaks founder Julian Assange have a thing for Domino’s Texas BBQ Pizza?

– There’s now a spot for smoked brisket in Costa Rica: