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The 2018 Houston Barbecue Festival In Pictures—And Some Of Our Favorite Bites

Posted: April 18, 2018 at 12:49 pm   /   Barbecue, Food Festivals, News

As usual, the 2018 Houston Barbecue Festival seemed to be a roaring success with many attendees. The mild, sunny day with temperatures in the low 70s couldn’t have been better. An increase in barbecue purveyors this year meant shorter lines at most booths. There were a few exceptions. Huge lines persisted at the Truth Barbeque […]

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Ramen Tatsu-Ya And Truth Barbeque Join Forces On A Houston Brisket Ramen

Posted: April 6, 2018 at 12:37 pm   /   Barbecue, Food Finds, Ramen

On Monday, April 9, the Houston outpost of Ramen Tatsu-Ya is welcoming Leonard Botello IV, pitmaster and owner of Brenham’s acclaimed Truth Barbeque, for his first-ever collaboration in Houston. The ramen shop and barbecue joint is rolling out a Smoked Shoyu Tonkotsu Ramen from 5 p.m. until sold out. The smoky, savory dish is made with pit-smoked shoyu (soy sauce made with […]

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2018 Houston Barbecue Festival Is At A New Venue & Features Even More Restaurants

Posted: April 4, 2018 at 10:58 am   /   Barbecue, Featured, Food Festivals, News

Spring is a time of renewal and rejuvenation. For the organizers of the Houston Barbecue Festival, it also means it’s time to roll out the pits and celebrate everything about barbecue. The festival highlights the cooks and pitmasters who contribute to the rich tapestry that embodies the Houston barbecue scene. Attendees of this year’s Houston […]

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Willow’s Texas BBQ Is A Worthy Addition To The Growing Heights Barbecue Scene

Posted: February 13, 2018 at 9:14 am   /   Barbecue, Featured, Food Finds

Willow’s Texas BBQ is anything but a newcomer to Houston-area barbecue. Pitmaster and proprietor Willow Villareal developed a loyal following after a long stint doing Sunday barbecue pop-ups at Grand Prize Bar in Montrose. He also managed the barbecue concession at Typhoon Texas water park during its first summer of operation. Further enhancing his mastery […]

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Exclusive: Buck’s Barbeque To Begin Lunch Service At Lucky’s Lodge In EaDo

Posted: January 5, 2018 at 9:19 am   /   Barbecue, News

Since we reported last August on Jim Buchanan’s plans to open his Buck’s Barbeque venture in The Heights, he’s had to remain flexible and make a few adjustments. His opening at the Lucky’s Pub location was scheduled to begin the weekend Hurricane Harvey made landfall, and the Houston Avenue bar and restaurant suffered significant flood […]

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