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BBQ News: 01/20 – 01/26

– “I think people that have secrets in cooking, I really think they’re a**holes.” – Pat Martin:     – The KCBS is now accepting nominations for their BBQ Hall of Fame through March 1st. – Killen’s Barbecue in Pearland is now open for dinner, and they’re planning a second location in The Heights neighborhood of Houston. – The Caboose BBQ has just opened south of Houston in Alvin. Country singer Wade Bowen is an…

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Update: Mark Loeffler, communications director for the Texas Department of Agriculture*, provided more details on their enforcement effort. Operation Maverick was launched in June 2015 to target any business buying or selling goods by weight. He didn’t have current numbers, but by March 2016, they had inspected 1,400 barbecue joints. Loeffler** hopes the enforcement effort covers enough businesses, including barbecue joints, that Operation Maverick can “put itself out of business,” but inspections are ongoing. More and…

BBQ News: 01/13 – 01/19

– The playoffs can be tough, but don’t leave your grill behind: When your team loses in the playoffs and you just say the hell with it & leave the Weber in the parking lot. #chiefs pic.twitter.com/sFSGGtrTUb — David Eulitt (@davidphotokc) January 16, 2017   – Killen’s Barbecue in Pearland is open for dinner starting this evening, and owner Ronnie Killen has announced a possible second location. – The Houston Chronicle talks to Arthur Yarbough…

BBQ News: 01/06 – 01/12

– This breed of dog was essential to barbecue in the 1600’s: For hundreds of years the now-extinct turnspit dog was specially bred just to turn a roasting mechanism for meat https://t.co/1SJJYtrE1S — Atlas Obscura (@atlasobscura) January 11, 2017   – Our new favorite golfer, Davis Love III, was the captain of the 2016 US Ryder Cup team. As a gift, he sent a Lang smoker to each one of his teammates.  – BBQ Hub…

BBQ News: 12/23 – 01/05

– Have we gone too far? Bacon-wrapped ribs: Bacon-wrapped ribs, and 7 delicious bacon-wrapped recipes – Fired Up Food https://t.co/4cAVUQSCV8 pic.twitter.com/fcMCrziQFy — Heavy Metal BBQ (@HeavyMetal_BBQ) January 2, 2017   – With a new smoker, Killen’s Barbecue in Pearland plans to add dinner service soon.  – Culturemap Houston names The Pit Room and Killen’s STQ as two of the best new restaurants in Houston for 2016.  – Houston Food Finder picks their favorite barbecue joints…

BBQ News: 12/16 – 12/22

– Barbecue deflation at Snow’s BBQ: The 10 best things I ate in 2016. https://t.co/t7VF8wa4UW — Danny Chau (@dannychau) December 20, 2016   – The Today Show sent a crew to Austin to see how they cook the barbecue at Franklin.  – Munchies highlights the 6 best barbecue joints around Austin.  – Here’s the early word on the barbecue at the new EastSide Tavern in Austin.  – Guitar art imitates barbecue: Guess we shoulda called it…

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