In 2013, 1,300 people came out in the chilly and windy weather to stuff themselves silly with brisket, sausage, turkey and more at the inaugural Houston Barbecue Festival. And this year, they’re doing it all over again at the Second Annual Houston Barbecue Festival. “This year, my partner, Michael Fulmer, and I are expanding the definition of Houston BBQ,” ex-plains co-founder J.C. Reid. “Last year every place was a brick-and-mortar, mom-and-pop shop. This year there are a few barbecue trailers, and on the other end of the spectrum we have one large chain, Spring Creek Barbecue.” The festival also features 17 Houston-area barbecue joints, as well as Louie Mueller Barbecue, from Taylor, Texas, and Morgan’s Texas Barbecue from... More >>>