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BBQ News: 12/04 – 12/10

– It’s the time of year when Stiles Switch brings us their 12 Days of Smoked Meat: If you were lucky enough to to join us today…Smoked Bone In Ribeye. #12DaysOfSmokedMeat continues tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/I3aPjAxtrZ — StilesSwitchBBQ (@StilesSwitchBBQ) December 10, 2015   – In which I urge Texas Standard listeners to consider tortillas as their barbecue companion.  – The Culture Trip says these are the ten best barbecue joints in Texas.  – Tickets are on sale…

BBQ News: 11/28 – 12/03

– Stubbs sauce versus Stubb’s restaurant: Stubb’s bottled barbecue sauce is suing Stubb’s Bar-B-Q https://t.co/BNluyj687P pic.twitter.com/QShCWekkSr — Eater Austin (@EaterAustin) December 1, 2015   – More details on the Stubb’s v. Stubb’s lawsuit from Texas Monthly.  – Golfer Jordan Spieth is the reigning Masters champion, so he gets to choose the menu for next year’s dinner. As of now, he says he is “leaning towards a Texas-like barbecue.”  – The CEO of Goodwill counts the…

BBQ News: 11/13 – 11/19

– A whole new meaning to cow tipping: Chopper 5 is in Mesquite- a truck transporting 86 cows tipped over on the ramp from U.S. 80 to Interstate 635. https://t.co/DCPLBco23y — Samantha Davies (@SDaviesNBC5) November 12, 2015   – Texas Monthly’s list of the 120 top tacos in the state includes Valentina’s Tex-Mex BBQ, Vera’s Backyard BBQ, and Bill Miller BBQ.  – A segment from the Texas Standard about our 25 best new barbecue joints…

BBQ News: 11/06 – 11/12

– The Washington Post’s Tom Sietsema traveled to Houston during his tour of ten great American food cities. Texas barbecue makes a big appearance including a discussion of the jiggle factor at Killen’s Barbecue. – A recent study linked barbecue consumption to kidney cancer, but one publication wonders how that could be if the cancer rate in Lockhart, Texas is so low. – A quick look at the La Barbecue menu: Delight over La Barbecue’s…

Meal, Ready-to-Eat: BBQ Edition

I recently posted the photo below on Twitter, and the reaction was swift and severe (read it all here). I said it was some of the worst barbecue I’d ever eaten. One commenter was sympathetic, saying, “Sorry you had to eat it!” But I didn’t really have to eat it. The same can’t be said for many in the military whose only choices on the battlefield might be a Meal Ready to Eat (MRE) of beef…

BBQ News: 10/30 – 11/05

– Barbecue competitor and television personality Myron Mixon ran for mayor in his hometown of Unadilla, Georgia, and won by twenty votes. – The Houston Chronicle provides this historical profile of Houston pitmaster Lenoa Ginn. – Sunday’s Texas Monthly TMBBQ Fest in Austin was a success: Carnivorous hangover observations from the Texas Monthly Barbecue Festival https://t.co/rZimlrCbLf pic.twitter.com/FZzRKLqAyo — Eater Austin (@EaterAustin) November 3, 2015   – Also reporting at the TMBBQ Fest was CultureMap Houston and CultureMap Dallas….

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