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Houston Barbecue Business Moves to Brick-and-Mortar in Galveston

Posted: May 6, 2019 at 10:32 am   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Buck’s Barbeque Co., owned by Jim Buchanan, is a regular feature at Lucky’s Lodge at 2024 Rusk just east of downtown Houston. While it’s been convenient to have a presence near Houston’s central business district, Buchanan says he’s long dreamed of opening his very own barbecue restaurant and has been searching for a suitable space. […]

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The 2019 Houston Barbecue Festival Brings Together the Best in Texas

Posted: March 12, 2019 at 2:46 pm   /   Featured, Food & Drink Festivals, News

Though May is officially designated National Barbecue Month, April should be declared “Houston Barbecue Month” due to the much-anticipated arrival of the annual Houston Barbecue Festival. For 2019, the seventh celebration of the best local barbecue takes place on Sunday, April 14. Due to overwhelmingly positive feedback from attendees at last year’s event, the festival […]

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The Results Are In: The Best Carnival Food at the 2019 Houston Rodeo

Posted: March 1, 2019 at 1:18 pm   /   Featured, Food & Drink Festivals, News

This year’s Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo started on Monday, February 25 and that means crowds are already hitting up the carnival for fun rides and over-the-top food. As usual, there are many new options along with longtime fair food favorites like deep-fried Oreos, sausage-on-a-stick, and turkey legs. Around 30 media representatives from local television, radio, newspaper […]

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Houston and Austin Are Throwing Down (Again) for Barbecue Bragging Rights

Posted: November 26, 2018 at 7:00 am   /   Barbecue, Food Finds

Which city in the Lone Star state boasts the best barbecue? Is it Austin, long known for the standard-setting smoky meats of Central Texas? Perhaps it is actually Houston, home to a batch of lauded newcomers who have breathed new life into Texas barbecue with bold, international influences. Last year’s HOU-ATX BBQ Throwdown gave pitmasters […]

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The Woodlands BBQ Festival Returns For A Third Year With More Meat Than Ever

Posted: September 18, 2018 at 3:50 pm   /   Barbecue, Featured, Food & Drink Festivals, News

The third annual The Woodlands BBQ Festival returns Sunday, October 7 to one of the best barbecue festival venues in the Greater Houston area with smoked meat goodness, cold beer and live music. The event takes place from 1 to 4 p.m. at Town Green Park in The Woodlands on Lake Robbins Drive. Four acres […]

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