Plus: the secrets of couples navigating the additional pressures of a barbecue partnership.
Plus, is pulled pork an invasive species of smoked meat?
Plus, a barbecue event at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas.
Plus: the most influential Austin restaurants of the last decade.
Plus: Barbecue joints wind up on some impressive year-end (and decade-end) lists.
Plus: Senator Ted Cruz pays off a bet with barbecue.
The scion of a Texas barbecue dynasty returns with his fourth smoked-meat venture in the past eight years.
Morning hours are a natural next step for the Belton Top 50 joint, which already roasts its own coffee beans.
Plus: highlights from Texas Monthly’s annual smoked-meat extravaganza in Austin.
Tim Rattray says not enough customers were visiting his San Antonio restaurant, which made the Top 50 twice for its innovative menu.
The Texas Monthly BBQ Festival is this weekend! Eater Austin shared some of their tips for the fest, as well as a few from Pat Sharpe and me. Austinot breaks down the specialties of all thirty barbecue joints that will be in attendance at…
Plus, Riscky’s Barbeque in Fort Worth celebrates 92 years in business with 92-cent sandwiches.
Plus: Do barbecue joints purposefully keep their lines long as a marketing gimmick?
Plus: Get your tickets now for November’s Texas Monthly BBQ Fest.
Plus: Your chance to buy an Aaron Franklin backyard smoker.
After the untimely demise of his DeSoto joint, he’s serving great barbecue again from a new trailer.
Plus: a visit to Lockhart to see how custom smokers are built.
Plus: LeRoy and Lewis’s big plans for a brick-and-mortar.
Plus, the hidden bias of brisket and barbecue’s political history.
Plus: Don’t forget to vote in the Texas Monthly Readers’ Choice barbecue bracket.
Plus: The dos and don’ts of barbecue line etiquette.
A new law strips the Texas Agriculture Department’s oversight of barbecue scales. But Miller has a history of thumbing his nose at the Lege.
The Austin pitmaster spills seemingly all the secrets to making his phenomenal brisket in a new video series.
Plus, Texas Tech is to competitive meat judging what Alabama is to college football.
Plus, the sandwich so good actor Paul Rudd has it flown to New York from Kansas City.
Plus: the best steak that Aaron Franklin ever ate.
Plus: Why is there only one black pitmaster in the BBQ Hall of Fame?
Plus: Lawmakers file a new bill regarding scales at barbecue joints and other food locales.
Plus, the James Beard Foundation honors barbecue chefs.
Plus, North Carolina’s governor responds to Stephen Colbert’s barbecue putdown.
The Terrell pitmaster will serve smoked meats and sides to an estimated 10,000 people. Good thing he brought his 28-foot-long cutting board.
Plus, how to cook with liquid smoke and stories from Schmidt Family Barbecue.
Plus, how an East Texas pitmaster beat Austin and Houston joints and took home a trophy.
Plus, barbecue joints for sale and a cow who stands head and shoulders above the rest.
Plus, what happens when a glowing review shuts down a burger joint.
The BBQ Top 50 joint has reopened, now offering one of the most unique barbecue meal experiences in Texas.
Plus: Wine with barbecue and a pit fit for a whole cow.
Plus: Wales needs to calm down about its barbecue, but New Zealand knows how it to bring it.
Plus: Making barbecue indoors and a $5 million offer.
Plus: The similarities between barbecue and golf, and Texas ag commissioner candidates guessing brisket weights.
Plus: Tootsie enters the BBQ Hall of Fame and ribs make it onto TV.
Plus: LeRoy and Lewis brings Korean barbecue to Austin's downtown farmer's market starting this weekend.
The exhibition, featuring memorabilia from barbecue joints across the country, offers an educational experience as well as a nostalgic one.
Plus: Eating brisket at Franklin is ranked as one of the ten best food experiences in the world. But we knew that already.
Despite Attorney General Ken Paxton’s advice, the agriculture commissioner won’t let go of barbecue scale enforcement.
Every other week, Daniel Vaughn compiles the latest in barbecue news and unearths a few surprises. Here’s the roundup for July 26-August 2.
Rumors claimed that the renowned barbecue joint was shutting down, but Franklin Barbecue isn’t going anywhere.
Every other week, Daniel Vaughn compiles the latest in barbecue news and unearths a few surprises. Here’s the roundup for July 12–July 19.
Every other week, Daniel Vaughn compiles the latest in barbecue news and unearths a few surprises. Here’s the roundup for June 22–July 5.
Tune in for the pilot episode of our BBQ editor’s look at barbecue in Texas and beyond.