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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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Photo courtesy of JINYA Ramen Bar

JINYA Jumps Into the Brisket Ramen Game in Houston

Posted: November 1, 2018 at 7:18 am   /   Barbecue, Food Finds, Ramen

Earlier this year, Ramen Tatsu Ya introduced Houstonians to a brisket-infused bowl of ramen.The Austin-based noodle house teamed up with Brenham’s Truth Barbecue to roll out two seasonal dishes, each featuring pitmaster Leonard Botello IV’s brisket. Each time was a one-day only event which drew lines and, of course, sold out relatively quickly. Now, chef Tomonori Takahashi of JINYA Ramen Bar has […]

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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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Buck's barbecue plate with banh mi

Buck’s Barbeque Expands Hours At Lucky’s Lodge

Posted: June 29, 2018 at 3:53 pm   /   Barbecue, Featured, Food Finds

The crushing summer heat is upon us and it gave Jim Buchanan of Buck’s Barbeque Co. the impetus to refocus and consolidate his forces a bit. Fortunately his relationship with Lucky’s Lodge in EaDo is going swimmingly and they were happy to oblige. Beginning Saturday, June 30, Buck’s Barbeque is expanding its days and hours of operation there. On Tuesday, July […]

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Killen’s Barbecue Now Offers Dinner With Table Service And Reservations

Posted: April 30, 2018 at 5:12 pm   /   Barbecue, Featured, Food Finds

When Killen’s Barbecue rolls out its revamped dinner concept this week, it becomes one of the few barbecue restaurants in Texas that offers table service and the ability to make reservations. Chef and owner Ronnie Killen—already highly regarded for the attention to detail and quality dining experience at Killen’s Steakhouse down the road—says he’s looking […]

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