Plus: barbecue summer camp, protest through barbecue, possible barbecue cannibalism, and much, much more.
Pitmaster Cody Wingman jump-starts his new career with this appealing joint in the former Peete Mesquite home.
With its meat cooked on-site and an eye-catching exhaust system, Houston's new Q is a first-class joint.
Austin and San Antonio chefs makes the final round, as does Anvil in Houston. Winners will be announced May 7.
It started with a sad photo of brisket.
When it's on the menu at a barbecue joint, you'll want to order this underused cut. Trust us.
Don't be fooled by appearances at this longtime Marshall joint. Herbert White's secret recipe makes Wednesdays extra special.
Quick study Cade Mercer's pitmaster background brings the smoke to this Japanese staple at his new food truck in Waco.
With a new smoker named Bocephus, and another on the way, the inspiring James Jones keeps improving his game in Cedar Park.
Since Franklin Barbecue opened, pitmasters have turned to the more expensive cuts of meat. And that's a good thing.