– Barbecue deflation at Snow’s BBQ:


– The Today Show sent a crew to Austin to see how they cook the barbecue at Franklin. 

– Munchies highlights the 6 best barbecue joints around Austin. 

– Here’s the early word on the barbecue at the new EastSide Tavern in Austin. 

– Guitar art imitates barbecue:


– Zagat provides this first look at the steak and barbecue at the new Killen’s STQ in Houston.

– Sadly, Charles Vincek, namesake of Vincek’s Smokehouse in East Bernard, has passed away.

Smokey Denmark’s in East Austin has shut down their food truck operation to focus more on their core business of sausage making.

– Ever heard of that Pecan Lodge place?


– Abe Avila closed Texas Monthly Top 50 joint Wild Blue BBQ in Los Fresnos in 2013. He’s back, but in Brownsville with 1848 BBQ. 

– BBQ Recon checks out Corkscrew BBQ in Spring and is more impressed with it than Lost Pines BBQ in Giddings. 

Buddy’s BBQ serves out of the Big Easy convenience store in Bedford, as documented by the Star-Telegram. 

– Central Track says these are the five best ribs in Dallas (and Plano). 

– The best new BBQ in DFW according to the Dallas Observer:


– If you’re looking for whole hog across the South (and NYC), this map from BBQ Hub should have you covered.

– The Telegram, out of Montreal, Quebec, came down to Texas to try the barbecue.

– Brazilian barbecue in Texas:


– MyHighPlains works quickly, and has already highlighted our Panhandle picks for best fried sides in Texas barbecue

– J C Reid of the Houston Chronicle looks at the thermodynamics of barbecue

– Some serious rotisseries: