BBQ News: 01/20 – 01/26

Jan 26, 2017 By Daniel Vaughn

– “I think people that have secrets in cooking, I really think they’re a**holes.” – Pat Martin: – The KCBS is now accepting nominations for their BBQ Hall of Fame through March 1st. – Killen’s Barbecue in Pearland is now open for dinner, and they’re planning…

Weighing Your Options

Jan 25, 2017 By Daniel Vaughn

Update: Mark Loeffler, communications director for the Texas Department of Agriculture*, provided more details on their enforcement effort. Operation Maverick was launched in June 2015 to target any business buying or selling goods by weight. He didn’t have current numbers, but by March 2016, they had inspected 1,400 barbecue joints.

BBQ News: 01/13 – 01/19

Jan 19, 2017 By Daniel Vaughn

– The playoffs can be tough, but don’t leave your grill behind: When your team loses in the playoffs and you just say the hell with it & leave the Weber in the parking lot. #chiefs — David Eulitt (@davidphotokc) January 16,…

BBQ News: 01/06 – 01/12

Jan 12, 2017 By Daniel Vaughn

– This breed of dog was essential to barbecue in the 1600’s: For hundreds of years the now-extinct turnspit dog was specially bred just to turn a roasting mechanism for meat — Atlas Obscura (@atlasobscura) January 11, 2017   – Our new favorite…

BBQ News: 12/23 – 01/05

Jan 5, 2017 By Daniel Vaughn

– Have we gone too far? Bacon-wrapped ribs: Bacon-wrapped ribs, and 7 delicious bacon-wrapped recipes – Fired Up Food — Heavy Metal BBQ (@HeavyMetal_BBQ) January 2, 2017   – With a new smoker, Killen’s Barbecue in Pearland plans to…

BBQ News: 12/16 – 12/22

Dec 22, 2016 By Daniel Vaughn

– Barbecue deflation at Snow’s BBQ: The 10 best things I ate in 2016. — Danny Chau (@dannychau) December 20, 2016   – The Today Show sent a crew to Austin to see how they cook the barbecue at Franklin.  –…

BBQ News: 12/09 – 12/15

Dec 15, 2016 By Daniel Vaughn

– This blast from Jim Henson’s past may make you miss your mama’s barbecue:   – J C Reid of the Houston Chronicle samples the new-school barbecue at Pinkerton’s. – Just in time for a Houston Super Bowl, a bunch of new restaurants are opening in downtown,…

BBQ News: 12/02 – 12/08

Dec 8, 2016 By Daniel Vaughn

– Louie Gohmert has a burning desire to cook ribs at the US Capital: Louie Gohmert is still mad the Architect of the Capitol tried to shut down his balcony barbecue operation. — JM Rieger (@RiegerReport) December 2, 2016   – It looks…

The Barbecue Allergy

Dec 1, 2016 By Daniel Vaughn

What is your greatest fear? It’s a simple question you’re rarely faced with outside of an interview setting. We just got a new editor in chief (congrats to Tim Taliaferro) at Texas Monthly, so I may have to reinterview for this barbecue editor gig. You never know how these things…

BBQ News: 11/18 – 12/01

Dec 1, 2016 By Daniel Vaughn

– The world’s largest barbecue pit went to Galveston to help cook Thanksgiving dinner for the Salvation Army:   – “[A] Yeti cooler may be the greatest source of weekender braggadocio since the Big Green Egg smoker.” – “And like French wine and Italian cheese, the…