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BBQ News: 03/21 – 03/27

Public Service Announcement – This twitter account exists: I’ve seen bigger lines for the girls bathroom on dirty 6th. Shortest wait all week guaranteed. #protip #bbq #atx pic.twitter.com/ZvMUEN22oP — Franklin BBQ Line (@FranklinBBQline) March 25, 2014   – Zagat Austin provides this list of under-the-radar barbecue joints to visit in town.  – Doug Pickering, pitmaster at WORK in Dallas, was featured on the local news. Here’s the video.  – When vegans attack:   – D…

BBQ Pop-Up in Brooklyn

We’re coming to Brooklyn this week, and we’re bringing some pitmasters with us. Texas Monthly is holding our second annual barbecue pop-up at the new Brooklyn location of Hill Country Barbecue Market this Thursday evening. Three of Texas’s best will be providing some of their specialty smoked meats. Here is the line-up: Louie Mueller Barbecue – Taylor, Texas Wayne Mueller is bringing his pepper crusted brisket and behemoth beef ribs.   Stanley’s Famous Pit Barbecue…

BBQ News: 03/14 – 03/20

- Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que is coming to Downtown Austin where they aim to become the Hopdoddy of barbecue. – Jimmy Kimmel came to Austin, and he loved the food – especially the BBQ. – Stephen Naron had an epic barbecue trip through Austin which he entitled #BBQPalooza2014. Here’s his recap. – A meme we can get behind: #truth #bbqneedssmoke #BBQ pic.twitter.com/uLd1Ezcvsx — Craig (@BigGreenCraig) March 19, 2014   – The James Beard award…

Jimmy Kimmel Loves Austin

Jimmy Kimmel came to Austin for SXSW and he gave Austin’s food scene a week’s worth of boosterism in front of a national television audience. Not only was there significant name dropping of all restaurant types, but barbecue was mentioned in every episode. The opening credits even used an adaptation of the sign from The County Line Bar-B-Q for Cleto and the Cletones and the set was designed with reproductions of neon signs around town….

BBQ News: 03/07 – 03/13

- A profile of Vera’s Backyard Bar-B-Que in Brownsville, the best barbacoa in Texas. – A “Meat Cloud” has detrimental affects on the New York Times’ office, but the bacon cloud seems to be harmless. – Smoked tofu? Must be SXSW: Austin’s Ironworks BBQ makes an (arguably ill-advised) menu addition in deference to #SXSW pic.twitter.com/bLrrkHpNo9 — Jim Meigs (@pmjim) March 9, 2014   – Ironworks BBQ in Austin “is average Texas barbecue,” says the Smoking…

Kreuz Market Coming to Bryan

Bryan, Texas is about to get another barbecue joint, and it’s a legendary one. Keith Schmidt of Kreuz Market in Lockhart, Texas says they will build the second location of Kreuz Market over a hundred miles from Lockhart along Highway 6 in Bryan. It’ll be built just north of the College Station city limits right in front of the Best Western and next to an IHOP. They’re hoping to finalize the design drawings this week…

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