Category Archives: Houston Chronicle

Writing I have done for the Houston Chronicle.

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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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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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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Friuli-Venezia Giulia: World-Class White Wines from Italy

I Clivi Friulano The day began with our van trundling up a steep gravel path to the top of a hill where a weathered stone house sat among vineyards sprawling down the surrounding slopes. This morning was misty and dense … Continue reading

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Ocean-to-Table Seafood with Gulf Wild

Red Snapper. Photo: Gulf Wild Can you taste the difference between red snapper and tilapia? For the average diner, probably not. And given the traditionally exotic preparations of some seafood dishes in Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana – snapper pontchartrain, … Continue reading

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