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BBQ News: 05/29 – 06/04

– Wayne Mueller is at the World Expo in Milan, Italy serving up Texas BBQ: Texas meets Italy meet Texas. Wayne Mueller, the Master of the BBQ Pit, and Laurel Evans of Un’Americana In Cucina / Wayne is a Third-Generation Pit Master at Louie Mueller Barbecue in Taylor, Texas #FoodTruckNation / Laurel is the culinary whiz behind our recipes at USA Pavilion and #JBAR Brunch 2.0 At 4pm on our rooftop, third-generation pit master Mueller…

BBQ News: 05/22 – 05/28

– A new class of the Barbecue Hall of Fame has been named. This year, Ed Fisher, Steven Raichlen, and Paul Kirk will be inducted. – Tim Carman of the Washington Post examines the rise of the urban barbecue joint, and credits Aaron Franklin for bringing barbecue back to the cities. – Wayne Mueller teaching the Japanese some tips on smoking beef ribs: Give them beef ribs they eat for a day, teach them to…

BBQ News: 05/15 – 05/21

– Waypoints named BARBQ, SMOKE, RIBBS, and BRSKT exist in the Kansas City (ZKC) sky country. – The best barbecue in America is in Georgia, says TripAdvisor: Craving some #BBQ? @TripAdvisor‘s picks for America’s best spots: http://t.co/0bGAqmOvKj via @CNNTravel pic.twitter.com/KfCHL2Psaj — CNN Wire (@CNNWire) May 20, 2015   – Also, the best barbecue in America according to author Johnny Fugitt, is in Texas.  – The Smoking Ho is a fan of The Brisket House in…

BBQ News: 05/08 – 05/14

– Austin’s so-called “smoke scrubber” ordinance is dead. Members of the Economic Opportunity Committee “voted unanimously this afternoon not to require BBQ food trucks and restaurants located near residential areas to install smoke scrubbers.” – A deep look at the price of beef in America: Does more expensive beef mean more disappearing cattle? http://t.co/ElIaSnsHWK pic.twitter.com/w7jQSTPFQ9 — FiveThirtyEight (@FiveThirtyEight) May 7, 2015   – The Daily Meal ranks the 25 best barbecue chains in the country. …

Wayne Mueller, Barbecue Missionary

Wayne Mueller is going around the world on a Texas barbecue missionary tour. In a month’s time he’ll travel from Taylor, Texas to Japan, Europe, and back to the good old U.S. of A. In that time Mueller will cover about 25,000 air miles, and he’ll smoke a whole mess of beef ribs. He’s certain to make some converts along the way, so expect to see a few Asian and European tourists traveling around Central Texas barbecue joints this…

BBQ News: 05/01 – 05/07

– A Texas pitmaster has been honored by the James Beard Foundation as the best chef in the Southwest region. Congratulations, Aaron Franklin: The winner of Best Chef: Southwest: Aaron Franklin, @bbqfranklin, Austin #jbfa — Beard Foundation (@beardfoundation) May 5, 2015   – Here’s more on the big win for Franklin and for barbecue in the Dallas Morning News.  – Aaron Franklin shared his reaction to winning the James Beard award with TMBBQ.  – The…

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