New schools are offering multiple ways to learn how to be a pitmaster, plus a rocket scientist’s take on barbecue.
With a name like that, this West Texas barbecue joint—not to mention its pitmaster—is just as awesome as you’d think.
The New Orleans–inspired dish is available every day except Sunday, when Mitch Davis preaches at the local Baptist church.
This surprising barbecue dish is taking over local menus—and it's so good, our barbecue editor developed his own recipe.
Small-town barbecue and big-time passion were the ingredients to success for Aaron Rejino.
Plus, Snow's reopens, Killen's expands, and an honest pitmaster job posting.
Tomball's Tejas Chocolate & Barbecue is one of the best smoked-meat joints in the state, but it pours its heart into its bean-to-bar confections.
Smoked turkey legs have broken out of the State Fair and onto menus across the state.
One secret is pitmaster Pedro Garcia, who started at Big Al's as a dishwasher over 40 years ago.
Plus, Houston’s most anticipated restaurant openings for 2021, Fidel Castro in a cowboy hat, and the end of #BrisketGate.
From brown gravy sauce to pecan pie with brisket, joints from Denison to Gainesville provide lots of solid (and surprising) options.
The pitmasters behind Panther City BBQ, in Fort Worth, walk us through the process of making their Mexican corn specialty in this video series for TM BBQ Club.
Hint: “Trim all visible fat."
Dustin Putska grew up on barbecue. Now it’s his business.
Plus, mask shirkers in Abilene and Greg Abbott's shocking barbecue tab.
Even in 2020, Texas managed to turn out superlative barbecue. Our barbecue editor picks his favorite bites of brisket, spare ribs, sausage, and more, from all across the state.
The Fort Worth joint is now serving Wagyu brisket on a biscuit from you'll never guess where.
A warning from the National Restaurant Association. Plus, Austin kicked off its annual 12 Days of Smoked Meat.
Mechanic turned pitmaster Randy Estrada and his wife Tessa created a menu of uniquely flavored meats and sides at the Creedmoor truck.
Quy Hoang, Robin Wong, and Terry Wong of Blood Bros. BBQ, in Houston, teach us how to make the perfect barbecue sandwich in this video series for TM BBQ Club.
Jordan Jackson once ran the pits at one of the best joints in the state—Bodacious Bar-B-Q, in Longview—but he says the drinking and the pressure were too much. Now he’s working for Aaron Franklin as he starts to rebuild his life.
The Del Valle truck serves a well-executed barbecue menu, and its owners are hoping this is just the start.
Plus, pork processing plant managers behaving badly and $2,000 brisket.
Equipment, accessories, and treats for the home barbecue chef in your life.
From their first date to opening up their own joint, the dynamic duo of Houston's Erin Smith and Patrick Feges spill the (sweet) tea on life as a Texas barbecue power couple.
The Austin trailer is serving up a small, focused menu after narrowly escaping a pandemic-induced closing in April.
The first bite of one of Trey Felton’s cold-smoked, dry-aged ribeyes made our barbecue editor laugh with joy.
A fire at the meat processing plant means no turkey for 200,000 customers. Plus, Feges in Houston now ships nationwide.
Charles Brewer tells us about invaluable lessons from his grandfather and what to look for when trying a new joint.
From ’cue origin stories to the most surprising dishes, the Houston pitmasters answer our top questions.
Evan LeRoy tells us his top 3 favorite beverages to pair with barbecue, as well as how growing up in Austin shaped his success.
Marfa native Mark Scott on his surprising ’cue tool of choice and the benefits of getting outside your comfort zone.
Todd David, of Cattleack Barbeque in Dallas, explains how to smoke a whole hog in this video series for TM BBQ Club.
Plus, our very own BBQ Fest culminates in a virtual backyard barbecue this Sunday.
The Houston barbecue joint keeps regulars on their toes with an ever-changing menu that calls on Hawaiian, Chinese, and Texan flavors.
Kevin Mason has gone from selling his house-made links out of a patrol car to running an impressive joint in Houston.
The connections we make with some barbecue restaurants go way beyond brisket and chopped beef sandwiches.
Hays Co. Bar-B-Que in San Marcos is for sale. Plus, Neely’s in Marshall closes after 93 years.
Dozier’s Has Been Making Traditional Texas Barbecue for 63 Years. Under New Pitmaster Jim Buchanan, It’s Even Better.
The Fulshear restaurant and meat market has spectacularly juicy smoked turkey, excellent sausage, and a peppery house-made mustard. Just don't go on a Tuesday.
Plus: Texas A&M scientists used eye-tracking tech to help 1775 BBQ in College Station design a new menu.
In honor of the State Fair of Texas, here’s how to enjoy these annual treats at home.
Plus: Feges BBQ's recipe for smoked sweet potatoes in beef fat.
The owners of the Hearne restaurant had planned to stay closed permanently, but reconsidered after hearing from loyal customers.
BBQ News Roundup: John Mueller Has a New Joint, and Chris Shepherd and Aaron Franklin Have a New Beer
Plus: Look for a new hot dog cart from La Barbecue.
A simple recipe is all it takes when you use Texas pasture-raised lamb.
The nostalgic Dallas restaurant was where I first fell in love with Texas barbecue.
The founders of BioBQ are designing a real-meat version of the Texas barbecue favorite—no animal slaughter required.
Plus: a 17-year-old barbecue prodigy.
The suitcase-size Nomad grill is pricey, but founders John Veatch and Cam Leggett are betting that consumers will pay more for quality.
With some advice from Roy Perez of historic Kreuz Market, I smoked a delicious dinner that couldn’t have been easier.