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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…

BBQ News: 10/18 – 10/24

- Two years ago Pierson’s BBQ closed in Houston. It was beloved, but owner Clarence Pierson had two bad knees which forced him to close. Now with two new knees, the joint has reopened. Pierson’s BBQ is back! – The Texas Book Festival is coming to Austin this weekend. Come by for discussions with barbecue authors including Robb Walsh, Tim Byres, Scott Roberts and Daniel Vaughn. – You can also get some great barbecue at…

TMBBQ ‘Cue Court

The Texas Book Festival comes to Austin this weekend, and this year there’s a new food option – or three. Texas Monthly has partnered with three barbecue joints and a taco truck to create the TMBBQ ‘Cue Court. From 10-5 on Saturday and 11-5 on Sunday, you can come by the corner of Congress Ave. and 9th Street in downtown Austin to try some incredible barbecue. Here’s the line-up: – Miller’s BBQ (Belton) and Peached…

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