– The Dallas Observer talked with Travis and Emma Heim, of Fort Worth’s Heim Barbecue, about the challenges of running their own barbecue joint.

– The Star Telegram profiled the owners of Big D BBQ in Mansfield.

– The Pitmaster Picnic, benefitting Café Momentum, was a big success in Dallas on Sunday.

– Andy Staples swung through Dallas to try Cattleack Barbecue:


– J C Reid explores how Bourdain got connected with Burns Original BBQ in Houston. 

– On 11/06, Southern Smoke is bringing in some of the best barbecue talent across the country to Houston. 

– The LA Times reports on a presidential debate watch party at a Texas-style barbecue joint in Mexico

– Borracho Brisket:


– Evan LeRoy, formerly of Freedmen’s Bar, is doing a pop-up series at Salt & Time.

– A Vegas food writer made a swing through Central Texas, including a stop in Lockhart, and offered this recap.

EastSide Tavern will open in Austin on November 3rd.

– Texas BBQ Treasure Hunt provides this photo-recap of the Gettin’ Sauced event in Austin last weekend.

– Vegan brisket?


Brookstreet BBQ near Houston was burglarized and they have video of the perpetrator. 

Ed & Tom’s Bar-B-Que just celebrated their grand opening in Odessa. 

– Thermoworks has a new thermometer designed for smoking meat, and here’s a review

– A look at the Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church BBQ:


– A few barbecue legends sat down with WGN Radio to talk Chicago barbecue.

– LA Weekly describes California barbecue, and tri-tip’s place in that history.

– Wyatt Dickson of Picnic BBQ in Durham, North Carolina shared his memories of barbecue.

– The new location of B’s Cracklin’ Barbecue in Atlanta is already making a good impression.

– “Bruin says his cows eat only ‘the best’: Cadbury’s chocolate.”: