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A Denison newspaper described Al Hall as “a magnificent specimen of physical manhood.” When a local alderman pistol-whipped him during an argument at Hall’s barbecue joint in 1891, Hall retaliated with two swift punches to the face, sending the alderman home in a carriage. “Blood flowed quite freely,” noted The
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– A tasty dose of home-schooling, Central Texas style: BBQ Thursday Road Trip: Taylor and Austin #bbq #texas https://t.co/6DSOvmjnjQ — Kelly Yandell (@KellyYandell) February 19, 2017 – Alison Cook declares in the Houston Chronicle, that the addition of Pinkerton’s Barbecue means “Houston’s barbecue
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From the view on either side of the highway, Notrees—the town between Kermit and Odessa—seems to have been born of the simplest observation. Not much out here grows any higher than cotton. Heading further north, they don’t even have the luxury of scrubby mesquite. So if you’re going to cook barbecue
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– Houston BBQ joint owner involved in high speed chase: – J C Reid makes the case for Houston as a hotbed for barbecue “startups” with Pappas Charlie’s as a shining example.– Houston Food Finder searched the city for spots that are making their own sausage, and have provided
In 1891, the S.S. Utopia departed Italy, headed for America. The ship, carrying 880 passengers, many of them Italian immigrants who boarded the Utopia in Naples or Palermo, was sailing through the port of Gibraltar when it struck another vessel. The hole created by the collision sunk the Utopia in just twenty minutes, and 562 passengers
Owner/Pitmaster: Christine’s Blues ‘N BBQ; Opened 2000Age: 53Smoker: Indirect Heat Wood-Fired PitWood: Mesquite and PecanRecords line the wall above the bar at Christine’s Blues ‘N BBQ. As soap operas played silently on the television, I asked her where all the good music was. With a smile, as if she thought nobody would
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Justin McBride arrived at Cody Lambert’s Bowie, Texas, ranch shortly before 7 a.m. late last summer. The two-time PBR World Champion bull rider headed into Lambert’s bunk house to make himself a cup of coffee while the PBR’s Director of Livestock was out working in the arena when he heard
The Gut Pak is to Waco what rings of smoked sausage are to Lockhart. It’s part of the city’s barbecue identity. A Gut Pak is smoked sausage, barbecue, beans, and cheese, and a few other items piled high atop a mess of Fritos, making this the huskier cousin of a Frito pie.Sometime in
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