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Bohemia Comes to Texas

We wrote about Bohemia Chips a few weeks ago when the Czech snack company announced plans to send a contest winner from the Czech Republic to Austin for the Texas Monthly Barbecue Festival. The company has sent an emissary to Texas in the form of Kazma Kazmitch. Upon landing in Texas he loaded a pickup truck with chips and drove around Texas passing them out. Here’s a video: I’m not certain of the rules of the…

BBQ News: 08/16 – 08/22

- Robert Wilonsky of the Dallas Morning News sat down with Pecan Lodge and their new landlord to try and bring the two together (there’s a well-documented frustration between the two). He brought along a tape recorder too. – Here’s a profile of five joints that are creating what sounds like a legitimate barbecue scene in…Tokyo. – A Texas style BBQ joint has opened in Maine with a Dallas made pit from A. N. Bewley…

Meatopia Texas

Josh Ozersky announced the line-up for Meatopia Texas today at a press conference in San Antonio. That it was held at the Pearl Brewery made it no secret that the Granary, which is located at the Pearl, would be featured. Well, that and the fact that Ozersky has featured them in three articles in three different publications since April (here, here and here). Let’s just say he likes the Granary, and so does Texas Monthly….

BBQ News: 08/09 – 08/15

- Get some Franklin Barbecue brisket infused bourbon at CU29 in Austin. – Behold the Widowmaker: @BBQsnob new barbecue cut? The Widowmaker beef rib roast! only 2 per carcass, but sexy as hell! pic.twitter.com/VTC35AuqKP — Salt & Time (@saltandtime) August 8, 2013   – Amy Evans of the Southern Foodways Alliance reflects on a trip to Helen Turner’s in Brownsville, Tennessee in 2002. – Tim Love of Fort Worth’s Woodshed Smokehouse shares his picks for the…

BBQ News: 08/02 – 08/08

- They take their BBQ pits pretty seriously in Lone Star, Texas. A pit dispute led to shots being fired in a convenience store parking lot. – Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin needed someone to choose their food vendors. They chose Austin pitmaster John Mueller. This should be fun. You can send applications to vendors@FunFunFunFest.com Retirement party …. Ok it’s time to get ready for Fun Fun Fun Fest… Get your apps in pic.twitter.com/Bz4QFPf4jE — John…

BBQ News: 07/26 – 08/01

- Big Red injects a little humor into their new ad campaign for the “Big Red BBQ Bottle.” The ad is just disturbing. – Beef experts believe 2014 might be a make-or-break year for the US beef industry if herd numbers don’t improve rapidly. – They’re farming insects in Spain to make up for what they believe will be a diminishing supply of traditional proteins. Smoked crickets anyone? – The Woodshed Smokehouse in Fort Worth is on vacation, and will be…

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