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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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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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The Pit Room Is Setting A New Baseline Of Quality For Houston Barbecue

Posted: November 23, 2016 at 5:43 pm   /   Barbecue, Food Finds

The Pit Room, a barbecue venture in the heart of Montrose, is now three months old. In that short time, CultureMap Houston, Texas Monthly’s TMBBQ blog, My Table Magazine, and the Houston Chronicle, as well as the social media crowd, have all heaped praise on it. Thanks to the growing popularity, business hours have been expanded to […]

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