International BBQ

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Texas Barbecue Has Become One of Our Greatest Exports

The international food scene is seeing a trend in opening authentic, American-style barbecue joints. “We aren’t just selling food, we’re selling American culture. Eating at our restaurant is an American experience.” That’s what Craig White told CNN a few years back when the news outlet profiles his Tokyo barbecue restaurant White Smoke. White, a native Texan, learned the craft of smoking meat from Wayne Mueller at Louie Mueller Barbecue in Taylor, and during a conversation…

Mexican/Canadian BBQ

I was on vacation in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. I should have been looking for local seafood or hidden gem taquerias, but it was a sign that read “BBQ” that caught my eye during the cab ride from the airport to our hotel. The following day I tracked down the JD’s BBQ outpost near the beach (there are two locations in town) because I had to see the menu. Brisket, ribs, pulled pork…why not? When was…