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The Great Texas BBQ Map

We made a map. A giant barbecue map to be specific. It’s the best way I, as the Barbecue Editor, could come up with to keep track of where I’ve been and where I need to go. The map is accessible to all, so it can also be used to set up your weekend road trip itineraries. Its other use is to keep up our to-do list for the next Texas Monthly Top 50 BBQ…

BBQ NEWS: 11/1 – 11/7

- Lonely Planet just included Texas as a Top 10 regional destination in the world.  That’s flattering, but their BBQ choices across the state are pretty ill-informed, especially Harold’s in Abilene which has been closed for two years. – Here’s what they learned about how to cook lamb and cabrito at Texas A&M. – Also at Texas A&M’s BBQ course, they looked at the effect on taste of wrapping briskets in foil. – Wine & Swine…

Wine & Swine

This incredible line-up for the 3rd Annual Wine & Swine should be enough to get you there. Well, that and the fact that it’s only $75 for a ticket. It will be from 1-4 on Sunday, November 10th. Aaron Franklin, Franklin Barbecue (Austin) - South Carolina-Style Whole Hog Sliders with Vinegar & Red Chile Flake Mop and Slaw. Rene Ortiz and Laura Sawicki, (Austin) –  Cubana Frita, Mojo Cubano & Chimbe Sauce. Jason Dady, Jason Dady Restaurants (San…

Missed out on TMBBQ Fest Tickets?

The Texas Monthly Barbecue Festival is coming up this Sunday, but it’s been sold out since a few hours after tickets went on sale. There’s still a way to attend for just $35. Here’s the official explanation: NEW IN 2013: A limited quantity of Walk Up tickets may be available for purchase at the Long Center Box Office starting at 3:00pm the day of the festival. Walk Up tickets provide LATE ADMISSION to the TMBBQ…

BBQ News: 10/25 – 10/31

- First, a lesson from Evan LeRoy of Freedmen’s Bar on what a properly smoked brisket looks like: Perfectly cooked brisket https://t.co/PDIpksEQ6o — Evan LeRoy (@evanleroy) October 29, 2013   – Barbecue & Blues was held in New York at last week’s New York City Wine & Food Fest. Here’s a photo wrap-up of the multiple barbecue entries from NYC BBQ joints.  – The Texas Monthly BBQ Festival takes place this Sunday in Austin. Join…

BBQ Photographs by Wyatt McSpadden

This weekend Wyatt McSpadden will have his first photo exhibit. Entitled Two Meat Plate, it features many of the terrific images he shot for the recent Texas Monthly BBQ issue (including the cover), along with a number of his classic barbecue photographs.   This weekend, you can drop by before or after the Texas Monthly Barbecue Festival to to see the photos at AgavePrint in Austin at 1312 E. Cesar Chavez. They’ll be on display Saturday…

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