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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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BrisketU Classes Can Help You Become a Better Barbecuer

Posted: May 31, 2017 at 4:57 pm   /   Barbecue, Holidays, News

A couple of summers ago, Mike Albrecht and Jon Kane wondered why there were no formal classes around to help people improve their backyard brisket skills. Barbecue popularity was skyrocketing, with long lines at popular restaurants becoming common, competitions popping up everywhere and an increasing focus on barbecue in the media. Soon thereafter, BrisketU was born. […]

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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 Best Houston Barbecue of 2016

Posted: December 23, 2016 at 4:59 pm   /   Barbecue, Food Finds

While 2016 will go down for some as a year they would rather forget, it has been another banner year for Houston barbecue joints. New proprietors have entered the game, popular places are still drawing crowds, and increased exposure is boosting traffic at many old favorites. The booming barbecue business in the Greater Houston area […]

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Eats & Greets: Pinkerton’s Barbecue Finds A Home in The Heights

Posted: December 5, 2016 at 8:11 pm   /   Barbecue, Food Finds

It’s been a little over a year since Culturemap Houston broke the news of Grant Pinkerton finding a space for his new venture, Pinkerton’s Barbecue. Renovations and the cumbersome City of Houston permitting and approval process took longer than expected but this past Saturday, Pinkerton’s was finally able to host a sneak peek of what it will offer […]

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