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Two Houston-Area Barbecue Joints Among 10 Best In Texas Monthly’s “Top 50 List”

Posted: May 22, 2017 at 8:45 am   /   Barbecue, News

“The List” is out—the one we’ve been waiting on for four years. Texas Monthly’s picks for its quadrennial 50 Best Barbecue Joints in Texas list have been revealed. In other words, it’s now time for the months of debating, defending, and discrediting the findings on social media to begin! Here are the top 10 barbecue joints in Texas for 2017, […]

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Incredible Feasts On Buns: The Houston Area’s Best Stacked Barbecue Sandwiches

Posted: April 24, 2017 at 9:31 am   /   Barbecue, Featured, Food Finds, Houston's Best

Texans like things big—big trucks, big business, big hair, and big food. There’s some evidence of our fondness for bigness in the roots of Texas barbecue, too. Large community barbecue gatherings first started around the state in the early 1800s. Long pits were dug in the ground, and a large wood fire was built in […]

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The 5th Annual Houston Barbecue Festival Is Just Around The Corner

Posted: April 3, 2017 at 7:58 am   /   Barbecue, News

One of the city’s most meaty all-you-can-eat events, the 5th Annual Houston Barbecue Festival will be Sunday, April 9, 2017, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Green Lot at NRG Park (same venue as the past few years). General admission tickets are available for $60 each at Eventbrite, and on-site parking is available for an additional […]

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Housemade Sausage May Be Rare in Houston Barbecue, but Deserves More Attention

Posted: February 10, 2017 at 12:41 pm   /   Barbecue, Food Finds

American poet John Godfrey Saxe wrote in 1869, “Laws, like sausages, cease to inspire respect in proportion as we know how they are made.” Fast forward to 2017, and you might question whether or not this still holds true. Maybe for the “lawmaking” part, but sausage-making has been experiencing a renaissance in the Texas barbecue […]

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Houston Barbecue Is Front-And-Center At Many Super Bowl Week Events

Posted: January 26, 2017 at 8:34 pm   /   Barbecue, News

Houston is geared up to host the “Big Game” in just a few days, and events are popping up all over the city that feature some of the best barbecue in the city. We’ve assembled a list of the notable happenings, plus a couple of game-day options as well. The Wonder Bowl BBQ Showcase is being sponsored […]

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