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BBQ News: 05/02 – 05/08

- Kitchen scientist Greg Blonder designs what he feels is the ideal smoker – the Janus Smoker. – Here are a few more less-than-ideal grills that will work if you don’t have a lawn. – A functional Biblia Definitiva Do Churrasco (The Bible of Barbecue) comes out of Brazil:   – Just before the race at Talladega, there was barbecue sauce wrestling in the infield. – The Daily Beast featured Louie Mueller Barbecue a couple…

BBQ News: 04/25 – 05/01

- A Texas Ranger tweets that he prefers North Carolina barbecue and rightfully catches the ire of fans. – The Rangers don’t serve North Carolina barbecue at the stadium: Dinner is served in center field! BBQ is always a Texas favorite! pic.twitter.com/SCDSPkN38u — FSSouthwest Girls (@FSSWGirls) April 30, 2014   – USA Today kicks off National BBQ Month (which starts today) with this very brief description of US barbecue styles.  – The average cost for…

Houston International Festival

Texans will take on Australians in a barbecue cook-off next month in Houston. As part of the Houston International Festival, whose theme this year in Celebrate Australia!, ten top Houston restaurants will prepare their finest barbecue, and compete for the title and bragging rights of best International BBQ dish. The Thursday, May 1st event will be from 6 to 9 pm in Hermann Square in front of City Hall. 200 guests will be able to…

New BBQ Columnist at Houston Chronicle

The Houston Chronicle has hired a weekly Barbecue Columnist. Food writer J. C. Reid has posted his first article Love of Barbecue Starts Early which will appear in tomorrow’s print edition. You might remember Reid from the Houston Barbecue Festival which he co-founded with Michael Fulmer, and for which planning has already started for the third annual event. The opening column provides some personal background on Reid and a bit about his mission. He plans…

BBQ News: 04/18 – 04/24

- A real barbecue feud is brewing in Austin. An outpost of Black’s BBQ, operated by Kent Black, will open near the UT campus just as Kent’s brother Terry plans to open Terry Black’s BBQ on the south side of town. – Thrillist provides several mostly helpful tips on how to spot a fake BBQ joint. – The date for the Texas Monthly BBQ Festival has been announced, and tickets are available for purchase on…

BBQ News: 04/11 – 04/17

- Beef prices (especially for brisket) are going up, but there are a few alternative cuts for smoking. – Leslie Brenner of the Dallas Morning News slammed the original Lockhart Smokehouse in Bishop Arts a few years back, but she loves the new outpost in Plano. – Eating Texas BBQ is considered a bit exotic in southern Wisconsin. – Did we mention brisket prices are up? Limit 1, with additional $20 purchase: @BBQsnob @chasecolston well,…

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