John Mueller Brings His Barbecue to Houston

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On Saturday, February 9, famed barbecue pitmaster John Mueller brought his brisket and ribs to Houston, where Cottonwood Bar hosted Mueller for a charity cookout benefiting the Houston Housing Authority. The line for Mueller's barbecue and sides stretched to the end of Cottonwood's gravel parking lot. Mayor Annise Parker helped serve the food, which was sold out by 2 p.m. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT