Category Archives: Food

Writing related to food.

The San Sebastián Chronicles

J.C. Reid in San Sebastian, Spain It all started in October 2012 when my wife Tamara and I visited friends at a vacation house near Ventorros de San José outside of Granada, Spain. We decided that we’d spend a few … Continue reading

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The first ever BBQ cook-off?

Gilroy Barbecue In the process of poking around the internet for information about goat and lamb for my latest barbecue column, I came across a reference to a very early barbecue cook-off. The 3 Feb 1870 edition of the San … Continue reading

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Granger’s in Sabine Pass

Menu from Granger’s in Sabine Pass ca. 1940s or 50s Reader Bill Gay sent me these great scans of the menu from Granger’s in Sabine Pass after reading my column about barbecue crabs in the Houston Chronicle. I’d say these … Continue reading

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List of my Houston Chronicle Barbecue Columns

New Zion BBQ I’ve just created a page that lists all of my Houston Chronicle barbecue columns, with non-paywalled links for your viewing pleasure. You can view it by clicking here, or clicking the “My Houston Chronicle BBQ Columns” at … Continue reading

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New York Trip Report – June 2014

Freedom Tower from Soho A quick visit to NYC for the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party found T. and me sneaking into some old restaurant favorites as well as a few new places. We were staying in the Flatiron District … Continue reading

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