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BBQ News: 08/08 – 08/14

- The Barbecue Hall of Fame has announced its 2014 inductees: Congrats to the 2014 #BBQHallofFame Inductees: Henry Perry, Pat Burke, & @drbbq! http://t.co/UPVEHhFuqN — American Royal (@AmericanRoyal) August 11, 2014   – Ten 50 BBQ in Richardson will open next Monday. The Dallas Morning News has some photos from a preview dinner.  – By the end of the month, downtown Grapevine will have a new barbecue joint when Meat U Anywhere BBQ opens.  –…

New BBQ Joint Opening in Grapevine

For nearly a decade San Angelo native and current Keller resident Andy Sedino worked for Rudy’s BBQ. When he left in 2012 he was a managing partner and the Director of Operations for the North Texas franchises of the popular chain. Now he’s looking to bring his own brand of barbecue to the area. Meat U Anywhere BBQ has been a catering operation for the last year or so, but a permanent restaurant location is…

Fires in Recent Texas BBQ History

Last week a fire at Hinze’s BBQ in Wharton shut the restaurant down indefinitely. The fire began as a grease fire in the pit, but quickly spread. The building was a total loss, but the owners have vowed to rebuild. That’s not always the case. A fire can be emotionally and financially devastating to a small business, and many never recover. Here’s a look at some recent fires at Texas barbecue joints along with their…

BBQ News: 08/01 – 08/07

- Sad news out of Wharton, Texas. A fire started in the pit room of Hinze’s BBQ, and the building is a total loss:   – More details on the devastating fire at Hinze’s BBQ in Wharton from the Houston Chronicle. – A Go Fund Me site has been starting to help the rebuilding effort at Hinze’s. – A much smaller fire occurred at a Bill Miller’s in San Antonio when a pot of beans…

Biggest TMBBQ Fest Ever

In a little over a month we’ll be hosting our biggest Texas Monthly BBQ Festival yet, with twenty-five pitmasters from around the state bringing their barbecue to Austin. It’s the fifth annual event in a series that’s proven very popular. This year was no different with the VIP tickets selling out in just minutes last week. There are still some general admission tickets left, so pluck them up because they won’t last long. This year we’ll…

BBQ News: 07/25 – 07/31

- In an interview with the Houston Chronicle, Goode Co. owner Levi Goode is disgruntled with “high-profile places that throw two or three briskets on the smoker and sell out by 11 a.m.” – How a few Austin restaurants, including Franklin Barbecue and la Barbecue, deal with their massive lines. Also, Alison Clem from la Barbecue said they can hear every word you mutter while waiting for your food. Be nice. – Zagat shares six…

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