Category Archives: Barbecue

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Photo Gallery: Trip to Austin, Texas

A quick weekend trip to Austin yielded riches of barbecue at the new John Mueller BBQ and an epic upscale dinner at Foreign & Domestic. Click on individual photos to see a larger version. John Mueller BBQ [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157628033162668″] … Continue reading

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Southern-style Pulled Pork in Houston

Fainmous BBQ In a recent article about chilorio, or Mexican-style pulled pork, I lamented the lack of a good American version of this classic dish in Houston. American-style pulled pork is a quintessential dish of the south, made famous in … Continue reading

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Houston Barbecue Project

View Houston Barbecue Project in a larger map or at houbbq.com Over the last few decades, Central Texas-style barbecue has been enshrined as the best and most desirable barbecue in Texas. And rightly so. The dedication and technique of pitmasters … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with Houston barbecue?

Trinity Plate – Pierson & Company Bar-B-Que – Houston, TX Houston barbecue sucks. At least that’s what the self-proclaimed barbecue experts say. I’ll admit to being one of those self-proclaimed experts. For years I’ve lamented the state of barbecue in … Continue reading

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Burns BBQ Makes a Comeback, Part 2

Ribs and brisket at Burns Old Fashioned Pit Bar-B-Q Not long ago, a fellow Houston barbecue lover asked me if I’d been to the new Burns barbecue joint on Antoine Drive. “The new Burns BBQ?” I asked, confused. A few … Continue reading

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