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BBQ News: 07/25 – 07/31

- In an interview with the Houston Chronicle, Goode Co. owner Levi Goode is disgruntled with “high-profile places that throw two or three briskets on the smoker and sell out by 11 a.m.” – How a few Austin restaurants, including Franklin Barbecue and la Barbecue, deal with their massive lines. Also, Alison Clem from la Barbecue said they can hear every word you mutter while waiting for your food. Be nice. – Zagat shares six…

BBQ Signs Gone By

Barbecue joints come and go, and they usually take their signs with them. Some linger. They either cling to our memory or remain attached to the building that no longer serves as their home, becoming ghosts of the past. A few have become revered – their images shared with the masses via social media. Some live on in different iterations, and some are even preserved, but here are a few that I miss. Bar-B-Q Steer…

BBQ News: 07/18 – 07/24

- Zagat calls these thirty-four barbecue joints the most important in Texas. Maybe describing the list as “definitive” and “unequivocal” was a reach. – The Dallas Observer has started a new column called Shigging. This week they look at the secrets behind the barbecue at Lockhart Smokehouse. – Food Republic takes an in-depth look at the surge of well-made barbecue in New York City. – Nick Pencis shares some tips with Texas Highways Magazine on…

BBQ News: 07/11 – 07/17

- Texas BBQ Week is still going strong for a few more days. – Looking for golf and barbecue together? .@bbqsnob RT @supremegolf: 75 BBQ spots+70 rounds+90k mi = Ult. BBQ Golf Trail via @FatGuyGolf http://t.co/Ch5ZScZ8C9 pic.twitter.com/9O4CIyLL6I — Sean F Hosley (@sketchwerk) July 10, 2014   – KCBS is planning to donate 100,000 barbecue meals over the next year in their 100KCBS Meals Mission.  – Michael Black of Terry Black’s BBQ in Austin has some…

BBQ News: 07/04 – 07/10

- Thrillist has ranked every state based on their food and drink options. Texas scored a #2 ranking based mainly on our great barbecue. – Texas Barbecue Week starts this Sunday, and there’s some good eating to do around Texas barbecue joints. – John Raven, the Commissioner of Barbecue shared a message for Barbecue Week including such opinions as “The Austin Trailer Trash Barbecue has grown to unreal proportions,” and “cook-offs are where the new…

Presidential Barbecue

The Dark Prince of Texas barbecue smoked beef ribs for the POTUS. John Mueller is in Dallas today along with President Barack Obama and Nancy Pelosi for a barbecue fundraiser at the home of Marc Stanley just southwest of Forest and 75. John Mueller commented on the president’s request to eat his barbecue in typical fashion. “I probably have warrants in Dallas and this is the cops’ way to get me up here and eat at the…

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