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“-Updated” Three Houston Bartenders Are Headed To The USBG World Class Cocktail Competition

POSTED: April 9, 2018 AT 6:42 pm   /   Bars, Bartenders You Should Know

Article has been updated to reflect the competition results. Texas is well-represented in this year’s USBG (United States Bartender’s Guild) World Class Competition with seven bartenders competing for a chance to advance to Nationals. Among the 12 Southwest Region finalists, three work in Houston: Justin Ware of Johnny’s Gold Brick, Patrick Abalos of Eighty Six’d Hospitality […]

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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 & Drink 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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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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