Tag: Barbecue

Southern Smoke 2017 Tickets on Sale August 7—Updated

POSTED: May 31, 2017 AT 1:08 pm   /   Barbecue, News

Updated 8/2/2017 at 4:10 p.m. Remember to grab your tickets for Southern Smoke 2017 — on sale at noon on August 7. The event takes place rain or shine on October 22. In addition to the new chef line-up for 2017 (listed below), a new Lexus Super VIP ticket, allows a limited number of guests to take a culinary tour […]

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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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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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