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BBQ News: 01/17 – 01/23

- The Arby’s Smokehouse Brisket Sandwich has been the most successful new product in the company’s history. – The Plano location of Lockhart Smokehouse had plans to open in December. They had some delays, but things look to be nearing completion: The essentials… pic.twitter.com/P7m2UjqYAC — Lockhart SH – Plano (@planolockhart) January 22, 2014   – Eater Austin has mapped out a great list of underrated barbecue in the capital.  – The Houston Chronicle goes in depth…

BBQ News: 01/10 – 01/16

- It was the week of Austin BBQ guides. Here’s a great one coming from Burger Mary all the way over in Australia. It includes most everyone, but John Mueller Meat Co. is a noticeable omission. - USA Today provides a similarly styled Austin BBQ Guide. – Brisketman also shares his list of the best barbecue trips in an around Austin, but Franklin Barbecue doesn’t make the cut for any of the listed itineraries. – Restaurateur…

Southside Market Expanding to Bastrop

Bastrop, Texas is known as the “Heart of the Lost Pines,” but it will have a little piece of the Sausage Capital of Texas inside the city limits by year’s end. Southside Market owner Bryan Bracewell has announced that he will build a new outpost of their legendary sausage house in Bastrop. This is the first time in their 132 year history that Southside has moved forward with a second location. Once complete, Bracewell will…

BBQ News: 01/03 – 01/09

- Louie Mueller BBQ in Taylor will be closed on Mondays for a couple of months: To restate… We will be closed Sundays and Mondays only from 1/13 thru 3/3. We will be open Tues-Sat normal bus hours. — Louie Mueller BBQ (@LouieMuellerBBQ) January 7, 2014   – Wayne Mueller heads to Houston on February 2nd to serve barbecue at a block party at the St. Arnold Brewery.  – Houston food writer J. C. Reid…

Benefit for Kenny Hatfield

UPDATED INFO on the benefit for Kenny Hatfield: Super Scramble at the Beeville Country Club; Saturday, January 4th Tournament Info: As most of you know, former Beeville resident Kenny Hatfield was diagnosed with throat cancer recently.  He has already undergone surgery, but has a long, tough road in front of him.  We wanted to have a fun day of golf where Kenny’s friends from Beeville and surrounding towns could gather and enjoy an afternoon of golf and raise…

BBQ News: 12/20 – 01/02

- Happy New Year, or did they run out of hickory? pic.twitter.com/wf4rgxtM3m — Burns Original BBQ (@BurnsOriginalBB) December 31, 2013   – Between Disney World and Disney Land, they’ve sold two million smoked turkey legs in 2013. They all came from Yoakum Packing in Texas. – A proposal to tax meat consumption to lower the demand. – And how much beef do we eat? Beef Stakes is a project to help us visualize our intake…

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