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BBQ News: 11/04 – 11/10

– Austin’s? I think you meant “the World’s.” The making of one of Austin’s very best breakfast tacos https://t.co/V2dZfTIdjB — Eater Austin (@EaterAustin) November 5, 2016   – The upscale smoked meat restaurant Smoky Rose will open later this year across from the Dallas Arboretum.  – The Dallas Observer is impressed with the new brunch menu at 18th & Vine, but as for the question, “who wants burnt ends at 10:30 a.m.?” Me.  – Central…

BBQ News: 10/28 – 11/03

– The Texas Monthly BBQ Festival wrapped up on Sunday, and the Brisket and Bagels blog has a great collection of photos from the event. – The barbecue festival was also well covered by Texas BBQ Treasure Hunt, Escape Hatch Dallas, and… – …The Smoking Ho: Sights and Bites from the 7th Annual #TMBBQFest – https://t.co/xxJBDDXvnh pic.twitter.com/UFo1Q8SKDd — Jimmy Ho (@TheSmokingHo) November 1, 2016   – Evan LeRoy “has been the de facto barbecue guru…

Stiles Switch is Expanding

Five years after opening, Texas Monthly Top 50 barbecue joint Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew is expanding. The original isn’t going anywhere, but a taste of their excellent beef ribs will be a lot closer for barbecue fans in Dripping Springs around this time next year. The build-to-suit project west of Austin will also house the new location of Pieous at the corner of Highway 290 and Nutty Brown Road. The project, Endeavor at Belterra Village, will break ground…

BBQ News: 10/21 – 10/27

– You have three days to get your tickets to Sunday’s Texas Monthly BBQ Festival. – You have four days to get us your nomination for the next Texas Monthly Top 50 BBQ List. – The fourth installment of Burnt Legend:   – Tuffy Stone and his Cool Smoke team won an unprecedented third title at the Jack Daniel’s Championship Invitational Barbecue. – Southern Smoke is coming up soon in Houston, and here’s some backstory on…

TMBBQ 2017 Top 50 Nominations

This coming Sunday, we’ll host the TMBBQ Festival in Austin (tickets are available here), where the best of Texas barbecue comes to serve as much barbecue as you can eat. Every barbecue joint in attendance was featured in our Texas Monthly Top 50 list (plus a few newcomers), but that list is getting some age on it. That’s why immediately after the festival, our staff will get to work in searching for the brand new 2017…

BBQ News: 10/14 – 10/20

– The Dallas Observer talked with Travis and Emma Heim, of Fort Worth’s Heim Barbecue, about the challenges of running their own barbecue joint. – The Star Telegram profiled the owners of Big D BBQ in Mansfield. – The Pitmaster Picnic, benefitting Café Momentum, was a big success in Dallas on Sunday. – Andy Staples swung through Dallas to try Cattleack Barbecue: There are 11 undefeated teams. Recent history tells us 10 will lose by…

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