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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…

BBQ News: 10/11 – 10/17

- There is a college football award called “Arby’s League of Brisket Smokin’ Hot Player of the Week.” That’s a mouthful for a promotional title. I wonder what they win? – If you’re in Austin for lunch today, you might want to try out Micklethwait Craft Meats. They’ll have the crew from Eat St. there filming, and they need a crowd. – New York City has a new crop of pitmasters, and a few are profiled…

BBQ News: 10/4-10/10

- The American Royal barbecue competition, aka the World Series of BBQ, was held last weekend. Tuffy Stone and his Cool Smoke team beat the big boys in the Invitational on Saturday while Iowa’s Smokey D’s BBQ beat out 535 other teams in the Open competition on Sunday. – A barbecue competition was held in Grapevine to help raise money for Camp Craig Allen. Here’s a report. – Thrillist with a humorous take on how Angus has jumped the shark….

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