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BBQ News: 02/19 – 02/25

– On the disappearance of black–owned BBQ joints in the South: South toward home. Black barbecue and a journey down Legacy Road. https://t.co/S5nROLGYhw — Jim Shahin (@jimshahin) February 22, 2016   – The World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Cookoff is happening this weekend at the Houston Stock Show.  – Looking for recipes of barbecue sides? The Houston Chronicle has collected these great ones from some local pitmasters.  – The Houston BBQ Festival creators are getting into the…

BBQ News: 02/12 – 02/18

– John Lewis is close to opening his Charleston barbecue joint: John Lewis Is Bringing Texas BBQ To Charleston, South Carolina, For Good https://t.co/06xYwEgwxl #CHSWFF pic.twitter.com/NiL5kVq2kG — Food Republic (@foodrepublic) February 17, 2016   – Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos chastises people who’ll stand in line for barbecue at Franklin, but won’t stand in line to vote.  – Eater Austin provides their guide to barbecue breakfast in Austin.  – BBQ Recon took a look…

BBQ News: 02/05 – 02/11

– A couple was married in the line at Franklin Barbecue in Austin: Congrats to our first couple #marriedatfranklinbbq. A photo posted by Franklin Barbecue (@franklinbbq) on Feb 9, 2016 at 8:08am PST   – When a restaurant and a news outlet pair up for a serious reach on a Valentine’s Day tie-in: “A beautiful slab of brisket can bring tears to any young lover’s eyes, but add a side of green beans that packs…

BBQ News: 01/29 – 02/04

– A film about Patillo’s Bar-B-Que in Beaumont is in the works: .@potlikker‘s producing a documentary about Beaumont BBQ spot Patillo’s & the 100+ yr old East TX juicy link. https://t.co/d7BrdDEnPs #txbbq — Beth Rankin (@Beth_Rankin) February 2, 2016   – The Southern Foodways Alliance has uploaded a new oral history of Fresh Air Bar-B-Que in Jackson, Georgia. It opened in 1929.  – Texas Jack’s is a new barbecue joint in Washington D.C., and the…

BBQ News: 01/22 – 01/28

– The line at Franklin Barbecue gets some NYT coverage: It’s 10:06 a.m. in Texas. Hundreds may be in line for this BBQ. Even Kanye had to wait. https://t.co/RrMFkM3hkR pic.twitter.com/JlFCnHgyDl — The New York Times (@nytimes) January 27, 2016   – The Austin American Statesman has some fun at the expense of the NYT, who they say is a bit late on the story of the Franklin Barbecue line.  – The first issue of a…

#PastramiWeek

It’s Pastrami Week here at TMBBQ. I’ve been traveling across the state—and the country—for the last few months (okay, maybe years) looking for examples of pastrami excellence. Most have come in the form of beef, but mushrooms, salmon, and octopus have made appearances as well. This week we’ll celebrate them all. Despite Texas’s long history with pastrami (it may have been birthed here before New York City), we haven’t been a great haven for delicatessens. Since it opened…

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