– Gatlin’s BBQ in Houston is ditching its original building for a larger location about a mile and a half north.

– Russell Roegels is rebranding his barbecue restaurant in Houston from Baker’s Ribs to Roegels Barbecue Co.

– Hinze’s BBQ in Wharton was destroyed by fire in August, but it’s back open in a temporary location.

– The evolution of Weber Grills:


Mo’z Bar-B-Que has a new location, and the El Paso Times is impressed with the food. 

– I went to eat some barbecue in Abilene with Reuters. 

– Mad Jack’s BBQ is planning a comeback in Lockhart. 

– A Texas barbecue guitar:


Smoke in Dallas is expanding to a Plano location that will open before year’s end. Here’s what their new hearth grill looks like.

– Despite the “Road Closed” signs, the BBQ Ranch on the NW corner of Fort Worth is still open for business.

– A Houston BBQ joint with some history:


– Cattleack Barbecue in Dallas was named one of the best new restaurants in town by the Dallas Observer. 

– The Henderson Avenue Country Club in Dallas will be a honky-tonk serving barbecue

– Central Track in Dallas ranked the 500 most famous Dallasites and forgot about Sonny Bryan. The only barbecue name included was Tim Byres of Smoke. 

– This is a class at Texas A&M:


– Andy Staples ties in discussion of barbecue trends alongside the biases that Baylor coach Art Briles suspects of the College Football Playoff committee.

– The Daily South teaches you how to spot an all wood burning barbecue operation.

– Atlanta resident Sarah Broadus won the Dickey’s episode of TNT’s “On the Menu” with a mix of greens, beans, and sausage called Stampede Stew. It is on the menu at Dickey’s BBQ locations across the country.

– A while back in Austin:


Delta Airlines is serving barbecue from Blue Smoke in NYC on some European flights. 

– A new North Carolina barbecue joint is going beyond pork and plans to serve brisket along with smoked tofu and vegetables. 

– Killen’s Barbecue in Pearland is adding some covered outdoor seating:


– The Houston Chronicle shares their ode to pork ribs.

– Enter to win a whole brisket from Brooks’ Place in Cypress.

– A two-meat stuffed poblano in Austin:


– After we slaughter animals for food, where does all the blood go

– Thomas Abramowicz talks about his journey to bring Texas-style barbecue to Paris at The Beast restaurant. 

– Max Baer Jr., who played Jethro on the Beverly Hillbillies, is unhappy with the new Jethro’s BBQ in Iowa. Jethro’s BBQ had purchased the rights to use the name from CBS. 

– Important –> Kolaches + Brisket in Austin: