Category Archives: Personal Profile

Writing that features a personal profile, usually related to someone in the food or travel industries.

Pierson’s BBQ just keeps on smokin’

“Trinity Plate!” shouted the lady at the pickup counter at Pierson & Company Bar-B-Que in Houston’s Oak Forest neighborhood. Five minutes before I had stood at the adjacent order counter and requested a three meat plate: brisket (loose cut), ribs … Continue reading

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All In the Indian Food Truck Family

The sign on the food truck parked next to a Valero gas station in the hinterlands of northwest Houston reads, “The Original Desi Dhaba.” I found this to be a curious statement. I mean, in order for something to be … Continue reading

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On This Day, Louie Mueller Takes the Prize

You can almost see the weight of 60 years of barbecue tradition bearing down on the shoulders of Wayne Mueller, third generation heir to the Louie Mueller Texas barbecue dynasty. The faithful line up at Louie Mueller Barbecue I say … Continue reading

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