– We second the motion: [email protected] proudly casts all his votes for the next Pitmaster General of the United States—Aaron Franklin! pic.twitter.com/eOsgJ5o9eo — Justice Don Willett (@JusticeWillett) July 19, 2016 – A man in Austin said he worked at Franklin Barbecue and could
Pure, savory flavors, organic ingredients, and the best brisket in Waco.
Decent barbecue staples in a carefully cultivated atmosphere.
Texas’s latest police shooting is the first major test to the transparency of HPD’s new body camera program.
– The Meat Fight 1K is a fun run minus the running. Twenty food vendors line the 3,281 foot course. Registration begins tomorrow morning.– Pecan Lodge is offering free meals to Dallas police officers through July 17th.– Pecan Lodge had a brief pit fire overnight. It
In 1982 three teenagers were killed near the shores of Lake Waco in a seemingly inexplicable crime. More than three decades later, the tragic and disturbing case still casts a long, dark shadow.
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– Brisket in NC was the meal for President Obama at Midwood Smokehouse: Obama and Clinton stop for BBQ at Midwood Smokehouse pic.twitter.com/GZBJ9Ppeaf — Margaret Talev (@margarettalev) July 5, 2016 – A Houston blogger ordered enough smoked meat at La Barbecue for five or six
The wonders of beef fat.
Four years ago, Davetta Greene bought a used barbecue pit for $40. It was a gift for her husband, Kendon. After fried pork chops caused two separate fires in their home kitchen, she thought it was time he moved his cooking outside. He didn’t take to the pitmaster role immediately. “It was
It’s another round of “Whiskey River” for honky-tonk crooner Johnny Bush.
– Barbecue Week begins on July 10th. Every order of a barbecue plate listed here provides a $1 donation to Foodways Texas.– The former governor is a big fan of Truth BBQ in Brenham:
At the meat markets of yesteryear, a boneless brisket would have been a special order. If beef was arriving as a half carcass, there would be no need for the butcher to remove the bones before selling or smoking the cut; doing so would have meant more work for less money.The brisket
Green Mesquite has been a fixture in South Austin since Tom Davis opened the place in 1988. The restaurant now has three locations, but the original on Barton Springs Road has all the charm of a real joint and one of the coolest neon signs in Texas. There’s an even better one inside—a glowing red
The hand-painted wooden sign reads “Pat’s Barbecue,” but everybody calls it Pat Gee’s after its late founder, Mack Henry “Pat” Gee, who opened this barbecue shack east of Tyler, deep in the piney woods, sometime around 1963. Pat, his wife Vida, and their seven children lived just up the hill
– From First We Feast: How the Texas BBQ Boom Marginalizes Its African-American Roots.– Over this past weekend, Greg Gatlin of Gatlin’s BBQ in Houston made some traditional Beaumont beef links.– Rock thrower not impressed with Franklin Barbecue: The suspected serial rock thrower
The United States has many beloved barbecue styles, but meat cooked over fire in the fiftieth state rarely enters the discussion. Hawaiian barbecue traditions have been exported by the Honolulu-based L&L Hawaiian Barbecue chain to twelve states and six other countries, but those restaurants don’t really cook barbecue. Rather, they specialize
The world’s oldest barbecue tradition is cooking meat in underground pits. It’s a method so old, that our ancestors cooked mammoths in underground pits some 29,000 years ago. In modern day Texas, meat cooked in subterranean pits is most often referred to as barbacoa, like the barbacoa de cabeza that
This is not a barbecue joint. As the name suggests, they specialize in smoked meats, which are mostly piled in a sandwich. If you come to One90 Smoked Meats looking for a combo plate with slaw and beans on a plastic tray, prepare to be disappointed. But if you’re happy with
The contributions of African Americans to our country’s barbecue culture are often overlooked. The influences can be hard to trace, which make it tempting to ignore them. Throughout Texas and the rest of the country, records of black barbecue culture are either gone or never existed in the first place. Most newspapers and magazines were
– It’s Barbecue Week on Eater: Barbecue Week on Eater starts right now: https://t.co/pdFL0tyPwT pic.twitter.com/XDZt49W5MV — Eater (@Eater) June 13, 2016 – Here are the best ribs in Austin according to Eater Austin. – Eater Houston talks with Jerry Pizzitola about how
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If you’ve never heard of the reverse sear, then the best steak of your life is still in your future. Ever since I first used the reverse sear method, I haven’t cooked a steak any other way. It’s that good. And simple.What is a reverse sear? The name sounds a little odd,
When I was growing up in Ohio, land of my birth, it was a barren wasteland when it came to barbecue. If you were looking for ribs, you better have liked them baked, sauced, and grilled. The pitmasters of my youth specialized in chicken on a backyard grill, and I didn’t
– Texas BBQ at the James Beard House: Texas twinkies, slow-smoked brisket, and burnt end beans by @HutchinsBBQ at the #BeardHouse https://t.co/iP2IuWrKka pic.twitter.com/V6rszHJTg9 — Beard Foundation (@beardfoundation) June 8, 2016 – Myron Mixon attempts to bust five grilling myths for Made
The last 9-11 rescue dog passes away in Houston, Trump makes plans for a Texas trip, and the smallest school district in the state hopes to stay that way.
The seventh annual Elm Thicket/Northpark Juneteenth barbecue competition in Dallas is looking for competitors. It’s being held at the K. B. Polk recreation center, near Love Field, on Saturday, June 18. There’s no prize money, but, as organizer Virgil Lee told me, there are “bragging rights.”For the amateur pitmaster,
Johnny Football gets sued for a destructive party, Texas's inappropriate teacher-student relationship epidemic gets worse and police make an arrest in the tragic murder of an 11-year old boy.
Cary Hodson wanted to bring a brewery to historic downtown Garland. City regulations said he needed food to go along with his craft beers, so he enlisted the aptly named Tex Morgan to bring the barbecue. They made room for an Oyler smoker, and now Intrinsic Smokehouse & Brewery has
Flooding claims the lives of at least five soldiers following a tragic accident at Fort Hood, Greg Abbott has a Trump University scandal on his hands, and National Gun Violence Awareness Day sparks a familiar debate.
– If you haven’t yet, you need to go: Take a trip out to Cele Store, where barbecue, history, and movies collide https://t.co/YEbEnnYYO4 — Eater Austin (@EaterAustin) May 27, 2016 – Wyatt McSpadden shared some of the barbecue portraits he’s taken over the years for Yeti’s
Abbott deals a blow to state agencies who like to keep former employees on the payroll, the disturbing details of another improper teacher-student relationship are revealed in Houston, and ex-Baylor president Ken Starr resigns as chancellor.
Brown sugar, white sugar, and honey are all common sweeteners in the pitmaster’s arsenal. They’re great in a pork rub or on chicken to accelerate the browning of the skin. In fact, sugar might be the most popular ingredient in commercial barbecue rubs, which is why I was excited to learn
Dan Patrick plunges deeper into the bathroom battle, a baby switched at birth finally returns home to Texas, and more details emerge after a deadly shooting in Houston.
The presumptive Democratic nominee wants to mess with Texas.
Sometimes all it takes to seduce me into a high-mileage gamble on a barbecue joint are a few meat photos on Facebook. Unless you’re taking the circuitous route to nearby Wichita Falls, Windthorst, Texas isn’t really on the way to anywhere. But a mere five-hour round trip from home isn’t a bad investment for
The trail ends for a Texas baseball legend, deadly floods sweep through the state, and a rare gorilla born and bred in Texas is shot and killed.
Big changes at Baylor amid a sexual assault scandal, a Texan takes home the spelling bee championship, and the state’s mental health hospitals need a $1 billion upgrade.
Texas officially begins its battle against transgender friendly restrooms in schools, rock-throwers plague a stretch of interstate in Austin, and a young Texan steals the show at the national spelling bee.
– Kelly Yandell began homeschooling her son this year, and created BBQ Thursday as part of his curriculum. He passed with flying colors.– A new look at BBQ around the country: We expect BBQ to be a bargain, which is why many spots start with
A church-state battle over a cross in a park has come to a close, but both sides are claiming victory.
Established barbecue families are easy to romanticize, but Mike Smolik is a realist. He’s the latest to carry on the 88-year-old Smolik barbecue legacy, but he’s not letting family traditions dictate his every move. A big, new barbecue hall out along the interstate in Mathis was a bold step, and plenty has been changing in the
Ken Starr isn't going anywhere (for now), the State Board of Education dodges a bullet, and a water crisis nears its end in Corpus Christi.
A new steer starts his reign as UT celebrates 100 years of Bevo, Texas’s voter ID law has a big day in court, and a proposed Mexican-American heritage textbook is more than a little racist.