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Barbecuing and Grilling

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Travel Through Texas Barbecue (Good and Bad) with Daniel Vaughn

    This Saturday, June 15, Daniel Vaughn, who's the new barbecue editor for Texas Monthly and has been dubbed "BBQ Snob," will be signing his new book, The Prophets of Smoked Meat, at Leibman's Foods/Blue Willow Bookshop from 1 to 3 p.m. and River Oaks Bookstore from 4 to 6 p.m. We spoke with Vaughn ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 12, 2012

    Texas BBQ Predates the Civil War

    The tradition of open-pit barbecues in Texas is older than you think.

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
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    May 28, 2012

    Get Grilling: A Memorial Day Barbecue Roundup

    Like most red-blooded Americans, I'll be grilling out with my family today in celebration of Memorial Day. (You're not barbecuing? COMMIE. McCarthy is coming for you.) So while I'm out back helping my dad tend to his famous pork butt, here are a few links to help you enjoy the day in style -- with e ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 25, 2010

    Ohio Barbecue

    The art of smoke, ten years later, at Bobbie Que's Rib Shack.

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Barbecue - More Than Just Meat

    ​When we think of the rodeo, we think of barbecue. So in honor of the rodeo, we wanted to bring you our top five cities for barbecue in Texas. Sounds easy, right? Wrong. Sure, we have our personal favorites like Taylor and Lockhart. But, what we soon realized is that barbecue is very personal. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    Odd Pair: Barbecue Beef Sandwiches & Malbec

    ​Everyone knows that you usually pair red wine with beef. But what if that beef is brisket and it's smothered in tangy barbecue sauce? The pairing gets a little more interesting. Wanting to get as far away from Thanksgiving leftovers as possible, we picked up Goode Company sliced beef sandw ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 29, 2009

    BBQ Buffet

    Korea Garden Grille offers a stellar selection of barbecue items in unlimited quantities — and new and interesting ways to eat them.

  • Dining

    September 17, 2009

    Almeda's New Playhouse

    Bar-B-Que Blues on Almeda is bringing back a combination that Houston made famous.

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2009

    Texas BBQ Day Tripping

    Photos by J.C. ReidBBQ sampling at Louie Mueller in Taylor, Texas​The proposition is simple. Eat at every one of Texas Monthly's top five Texas barbecue joints -- all in one day. Easier said than done, right? A typical visit to one barbecue joint usually results in a stuffed belly and a food c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    Recipes: Fred's Fairly Famous Concoctions Cooking Sauce

    Photo by Robb Walsh​Culinary tinkerer Fred Konig's Sixth Generation Foods is headquartered in Montgomery, Texas. Fred has been making his "fairly famous" cooking sauce for 45 years according to the company website. The "Our Story" page tell us that Fred was one of those guys who gave away bott ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2009

    The New Q: Smoke-Braising

    Photo by Robb WalshThere's no reason that you have to choose between braising and barbecuing. While working on a new backyard barbecue cookbook, I discovered that the two techniques can be combined with awesome results. Start off by smoking or grilling the meat. Next, prepare a braising liquid in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Review: Texas BBQ

    Texas BBQ is a new book of photographs from University of Texas Press by photographer Wyatt McSpadden, a longtime contributor to Texas Monthly and a verifiable barbecue fanatic. McSpadden was on the SXSW barbecue panel with me a couple of months ago, and we signed books afterward and talked for a wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    Serious Q: Barbecue 101 at Texas A&M

    photo by Robb Walsh It's not too late to sign up for the most serious barbecue seminar in the state. BBQ 101 is a three-day professional training session sponsored by the National Barbecue Association at the Texas A&M Meat Science Center in College Station. The class will be held next week beginnin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    SXSW BBQ Panel: Brisket as Health Food

    The location of the nearest Texas barbecue joint and what to order when you get there seem to be the first questions on the minds of many visitors to SXSW in Austin. So this year, veteran barbecue writer Joe Nick Patoski put together a Texas barbecue panel for conference-goers. Panelists included ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    SXSW BBQ Panel: Brisket as Health Food

    The location of the nearest Texas barbecue joint and what to order when you get there seem to be the first questions on the minds of many visitors to SXSW in Austin. So this year, veteran barbecue writer Joe Nick Patoski put together a Texas barbecue panel for conference-goers. Panelists included ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    Clyde's Wyldwood B-B-Q Shack, Casino & Freakshow

    photo by Robb Walsh After talking about Texas barbecue and the health benefits of brisket all day, I was ready for a serious barbecue sandwich on the way back to Houston. So I stopped at Clyde's Wyldwood B-B-Q Shack and Casino. There I asked for a sliced brisket sandwich--a decision I regretted as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Real Deal Q: Barbacoa de Borrego

    This is some awesome barbecued lamb. It's the result of a fairly complicated process--a hybrid of braising and smoking. But I figure this is the season for a challenging barbecue recipe, what with the Rodeo BBQ Championship coming up and all. I figure Houston barbecue enthusiasts are ready to show ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    The Best Barbecue Sandwich in Texas

    I'm saying the Bohemian Special at Mustang Creek B-B-Q on Highway 59 in Louise is the best barbecue sandwich in Texas. It excels by virtue of architecture alone--a mound of sliced brisket is topped with lengthwise slices of smoked Prasek's sausage and topped with thick raw onion slices and dill p ... More >>

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    October 2, 2008
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    August 28, 2008
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    August 27, 2008
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    July 1, 2008
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    June 30, 2008
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    May 30, 2008
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    May 28, 2008
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    May 27, 2008
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    April 18, 2008
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    April 26, 2007
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    April 26, 2007
  • Dining

    April 27, 2006

    The Sweet Smell of Wang Galbi

    This stunning new Korean barbecue restaurant looks like a picnic grove inside a shopping center

  • Dining

    March 31, 2005

    The Seoul of Sharpstown

    Broaden your horizons at Houston's most eclectic Korean eatery

  • Dining

    March 17, 2005

    Get 'Em While You Can

    Guy's Meat Market

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Dining

    January 29, 2004

    Clyde's Hideaway

    Drexler's is a shrine to "the Glide"

  • Dining

    October 23, 2003

    NYBBQ

    Vic's Backyard Bar-B-Q Barn serves great links and ribs, but its owner isn't from around here

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Fried Shrimp

    Barbecue Inn

  • News

    May 22, 2003
  • Dining

    May 1, 2003

    Barbecue in Black and White

    Carving the racism out of Texas barbecue mythology

  • Dining

    April 3, 2003
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    July 11, 2002

    When Jeffrey Met Thelma

    A Vogue foodie takes on an East Texas mess o' meat

  • Calendar

    July 4, 2002

    Raking the Coals

    The Houston Press throws some puffball questions to one of its own

  • Dining

    June 13, 2002

    The Barbecue Ward

    The no-nonsense Kozy Kitchen is the last remnant of the Nickel's once-proud barbecue tradition

  • Dining

    November 8, 2001

    History in the Unmaking

    Drexler's has finally outgrown its 50-year-old barbecue pit

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Best Barbecue Restaurant

    Drexler's Bar-B-Que

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000
  • Dining

    August 24, 2000

    The Art of Smoke

    Technology has changed the nature of barbecue. But deep in the heart of Texas, a few true artists still cling to the old ways. We go in search of greater Houston's greatest pits.

  • Dining

    July 20, 2000

    Virtual 'Cue

    Lyndon's Pit Bar-B-Q serves an excellent approximation of the real thing

  • Calendar

    July 23, 1998
  • Dining

    April 24, 1997

    Hot for Sauce

    The tart joys of C. Davis Bar-B-Cue can make your brain boogie

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