BBQ News Roundup: John Mueller Has a New Joint, and Chris Shepherd and Aaron Franklin Have a New Beer

BBQ News Roundup: John Mueller Has a New Joint, and Chris Shepherd and Aaron Franklin Have…

Bidding Adieu to Peggy Sue BBQ

Bidding Adieu to Peggy Sue BBQ Peggy Sue BBQ in University Park closed for good…

Two Austin Women Hope to Build the First Lab-Grown Brisket

Two Austin Women Hope to Build the First Lab-Grown Brisket Katie Kam hasn’t eaten brisket…

Barbecue News: To-Go Tailgate Kits and the Return of Kerlin’s

Barbecue News: To-Go Tailgate Kits and the Return of Kerlin’s “America’s vacationing politicians don’t understand…

Most Portable Grills Don’t Last or Aren’t Truly Portable. A Dallas Start-up Aims to Change That

Most Portable Grills Don’t Last or Aren’t Truly Portable. A Dallas Start-up Aims to Change That …

Recipe: Bone-in Pork Loin

Recipe: Bone-in Pork Loin A bone-in pork loin can become many things. Cut the ribs…

East Austin Pitmaster Jerome Faulkner Is Carrying on His Family’s Barbecue Legacy

East Austin Pitmaster Jerome Faulkner Is Carrying on His Family’s Barbecue Legacy Jerome Faulkner wants…

This Fort Worth Barbecue Trailer Stands Out for Its Superb Brisket, Creative Sides, and ‘Dank Sauce’

This Fort Worth Barbecue Trailer Stands Out for Its Superb Brisket, Creative Sides, and ‘Dank Sauce’ …

BBQ News Roundup: ‘Chef’s Table’ Features Tootsie Tomanetz

BBQ News Roundup: ‘Chef’s Table’ Features Tootsie Tomanetz The Texas Monthly BBQ Fest won’t be…

The Better Beef Buying Guide

The Better Beef Buying Guide Beef terminology—phrases like all-natural, grass-fed, grass-finished, organic, and Wagyu—can be…

La Grange’s Historic Prause Meat Market Is Closed for Good

La Grange’s Historic Prause Meat Market Is Closed for Good Every year or so I…

BBQ News Roundup: Brisket Tips and Barbecue Fraud

BBQ News Roundup: Brisket Tips and Barbecue Fraud A Texas barbecue joint received $1 million…

The True Story of the Legendary Sam’s Bar-B-Que

The True Story of the Legendary Sam’s Bar-B-Que Autographed headshots of celebrities, Polaroids of customers,…

The Red Rocket Hot Dogs at La Barbecue Are Out of This World

The Red Rocket Hot Dogs at La Barbecue Are Out of This World When LeAnn…

Is Texas Ready for a Joint Like Complete Beef Barbecue?

Is Texas Ready for a Joint Like Complete Beef Barbecue? Last year, I bought a…

BBQ News Roundup: Meat-Cutting Robots and 3D-Printed Steak

BBQ News Roundup: Meat-Cutting Robots and 3D-Printed Steak Sylvia Lovegren went in search of real…

Vaqueros Texas Bar-B-Q Serves a Bold New Version of Tex-Mex Barbecue

Vaqueros Texas Bar-B-Q Serves a Bold New Version of Tex-Mex Barbecue When Vaqueros Texas Bar-B-Q…

Why We Should Support Old-school Joints Like Meshack’s Bar-Be-Que Shack

Why We Should Support Old-school Joints Like Meshack’s Bar-Be-Que Shack James Meshack opened the first…

BBQ News Roundup: Get That Brisket To Go This Fourth and Learn More About American Barbecue

BBQ News Roundup: Get That Brisket To Go This Fourth and Learn More About American Barbecue …

Louie Mueller Barbecue Is Back

Louie Mueller Barbecue Is Back Wayne Mueller, pitmaster and owner of Louie Mueller Barbecue, was…

BBQ News Roundup: Nearly 25,000 American Meatpacking Workers Have Had the Coronavirus

BBQ News Roundup: Nearly 25,000 American Meatpacking Workers Have Had the Coronavirus The Juneteenth holiday…

Greg Gatlin on Juneteenth, Black Lives Matter, and Being a Black Pitmaster in Texas

Greg Gatlin on Juneteenth, Black Lives Matter, and Being a Black Pitmaster in Texas Like…

A Century Ago, an Intense Barbecue Rivalry Pitted El Pasoans Against One Another

A Century Ago, an Intense Barbecue Rivalry Pitted El Pasoans Against One Another Barbecue and…

Backyard ’Cue Course: How to Dominate Your Home Smoker

Backyard ’Cue Course: How to Dominate Your Home Smoker The scale of barbecue output required…

At Zoli’s, Smoked Brisket Lasagna Is a Revelation

At Zoli’s, Smoked Brisket Lasagna Is a Revelation For my taste, Zoli’s makes the best…

Aaron Franklin Will Be the Next Texan to Join the Barbecue Hall of Fame

Aaron Franklin Will Be the Next Texan to Join the Barbecue Hall of Fame For…

Recipe: Smoked Mac and Cheese

Recipe: Smoked Mac and Cheese Cedar Park’s Interstellar BBQ serves one of my favorite barbecue…

A Texas Barbecue Sauce Taste Test

A Texas Barbecue Sauce Taste Test There’s no such thing as a Texas-style barbecue sauce,…

BBQ News Roundup: Don’t Mess With Brisket

BBQ News Roundup: Don’t Mess With Brisket “You don’t come in here and mess with…

How I Made Smoked Skirt Steak Fajitas, Three Ways

How I Made Smoked Skirt Steak Fajitas, Three Ways When my family and I go…

How to Stretch Your Barbecue

How to Stretch Your Barbecue You may have noticed that pork and beef prices don’t…

As World War II Meat Shortages Loomed, a Texas Town Hosted a Hell of a Barbecue Rivalry

As World War II Meat Shortages Loomed, a Texas Town Hosted a Hell of a Barbecue…

How to Cook Smoked Tri-Tip

How to Cook Smoked Tri-Tip Beef prices are at an all-time high. As a result,…

Where Have All the Briskets Gone?

Where Have All the Briskets Gone? Nick and Jennifer Pencis were itching to reopen their…

Dallas Restaurants Band Together to Feed First Responders—and Pay Food Workers

Dallas Restaurants Band Together to Feed First Responders—and Pay Food Workers The first customer of…

BBQ News Roundup: Donations, Temporary Closings, and Reopenings Across the State

BBQ News Roundup: Donations, Temporary Closings, and Reopenings Across the State “Brisket, pulled rib meat,…

In the Heart of Texas Oil Country, Pody’s BBQ Is Determined Not to Go Bust

In the Heart of Texas Oil Country, Pody’s BBQ Is Determined Not to Go Bust …

BBQ News Roundup: Where to Find Takeout, Who Is Giving Back, and Which Places Are Closed for Now.

Did you hear that every story on the Texas Monthly site is now free for the…

A Week From Turning 85, Tootsie Tomanetz Misses Her Barbecue Family

Tootsie Tomanetz told me several years back that, “by staying active and busy, it helps me…

How to Have Barbecue (and Future Barbecue) Shipped to Your Door

Securing a solid supply of barbecue can be a struggle these days. Your local barbecue joint…

Brisket Country Works With Joints on T-Shirts, Logos, and More

Just like many pitmasters, M. Brady Clark has a passion for barbecue while maintaining a day…