Category Archives: Food

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My Barbecue Column for the Houston Chronicle

Patillo’s Bar-B-Q – Beaumont TX The Houston Chronicle has asked me to write a weekly barbecue column to appear in the Sunday print edition. It will also appear online as part of the Chronicle’s premium content section. At this time, … Continue reading

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Saint-Émilion, France: An Oenophile’s Playground

Vineyards in Saint-Emilion France What I most remember about our visit to Saint-Emilion France is how cold and bright it was. We were there in late January when the ubiquitous grape vines join with tourist hotels and curio shops in … Continue reading

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2014 UK Barbecue Tour

2014 UK Barbecue Tour – photo rooreynolds I’ll be touring Texas-inspired barbecue joints in the United Kingdom starting January 8th. Here’s some background. The export of Texas barbecue – or more specifically the culture of Texas barbecue – is a … Continue reading

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A Temple (or two) to Texas Barbecue Grows in Brooklyn

Hometown Bar-B-Que – Red Hook, Brooklyn Red Hook is the new Williamsburg. If you’re not familiar with the ins-and-outs of New York City neighborhoods, the story goes something like this. Williamsburg was a down-and-out area of Brooklyn for years. The … Continue reading

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2013 Boudin Cook-Off in Lafayette, Louisiana

2013 Boudin Cook-Off in Lafayette, LA. Click above for larger image, then scroll left-right to see it all. One of the very nicest things about living in Houston is that you can jump in the car, drive a few hours … Continue reading

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