Louie Mueller

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Upcoming Events: John Mueller Brings His Barbecue to Houston

    Don't have the time or gas money to burn driving out to legendary barbecue spots like Smitty's, Kreuz, Franklin, Snow's or Louie Mueller, but have a hankering for classic Central Texas-style 'cue? You're in luck, then, because highly-regarded pitmaster John Mueller is headed to Houston for a one-day ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    The 30 Essential Texas Restaurants: Surprising Shut-Outs

    Haven't had a chance to peruse this week's feature yet? Catch up on our list of the 30 essential Texas restaurants and then meet us back here. Synchronize Swatches! There have been plenty of questions asked by readers confounded by how some of their favorite Texas restaurants could have been left o ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 17, 2013

    30 Essential Texas Restaurants

    Eat here before you die.

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    Beer for Breakfast, or Breakfast for Dinner? Pale Dog Pale Ale and Klobasniky

    I recently found myself in central Texas on business. As is often the case, I tried to mix in a little pleasure, as well, and I think I succeeded. In the course of 12 hours, I attended two meetings in two different cities, procured approximately ten pounds of barbecue from Louie Mueller's in Taylor, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    The Best Roadfood of All...

    ​This past weekend a few of us took to the streets to savor the Roadfood Festival over in New Orleans. What is it? Roadfood spotlights the fantastic regional dishes found along our American roads and highways -- in small towns, along railroad tracks, and in our neighborhoods. The festival brou ... More >>

  • 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 >>

  • Dining

    May 1, 2003

    Barbecue in Black and White

    Carving the racism out of Texas barbecue mythology