– Pitmasters have embraced the term “joint” to describe their restaurants:
— J.C. Reid (@jcreidtx) December 15, 2014
– Carl’s Jr. has announced a grass-fed beef burger that they starting serving yesterday.
– Whole Foods is being sued in the death of Joshua Kaye which has been blamed on E. coli infected grass-fed beef burgers.
– A report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change simply suggests that we all eat less meat. I guess that includes brisket.
– Serious Eats demystifies the beef grading process.
– Watch your briskets, folks:
Meat packers are cutting higher-priced pectoral away and leaving BBQ pitmasters with long skinny briskets @tamubbq pic.twitter.com/PjPJK3Vgw8
— Robb Walsh (@robbwalsh) December 15, 2014
– Aaron Franklin and a few other Texas chefs share some of their favorite beers for this time of year.
– Killen’s Barbecue in Pearland is one of Houston’s new classics as named by Food Republic.
– A BBQ joint gets back into the game:
— Bud Kennedy (@EatsBeat) December 17, 2014
– “Beginning January 3, 2015, Freedmen’s will serve local smoked meats and market driven sides at the SFC Farmer’s Market Downtown every Saturday from 9am-1pm.”
– Mesquite Pit BBQ in Weatherford looks to expand into Granbury.
– There was a BBQ Town Hall held at Texas A&M:
— Roegels Barbecue Co. (@ThePigOnVoss) December 16, 2014
– The BBQ Beat blog is planning a barbecue themed giveaway this holiday season.
– Burger Mary sings the praises of Hays County BBQ in San Marcos.
– Hays County BBQ will host a toy drive this Saturday from 11-3.
– Have you seen this pit?
ATTN AUSTINITES PLEASE SHARE. IBEW Local Union 520’s BBQ Pit was stolen last night. Help us find it. pic.twitter.com/8KXAkUqgMx
— Jenn Studebaker (@JennStudebaker) December 17, 2014
– Marc Glosserman of Hill Country BBQ in New York describes his connection to Lockhart, Texas and how travelling there informed his restaurant.
– Denver: Still not a barbecue destination.
– A look at Ollie’s BBQ in Birmingham that challenged the Civil Rights Act in the Supreme Court fifty years ago and lost.
– A displaced Texan reviews a new restaurant in Tel Aviv called Texas BBQ.
– W36, an American-style barbecue restaurant, is one of Amsterdam’s hottest.
– Oh say can you see…some brisket?
— New York Magazine (@NYMag) December 17, 2014