Category Archives: Texas

Food and travel writing featuring the state of Texas.

Traditional East Texas barbecue links in Houston

Broussard’s Links + Ribs If an enterprising food historian ever decided to do a definitive history of Texas barbecue, the subject of sausage links would undoubtedly fill a whole volume. Unlike other barbecue staples like beef brisket and pork ribs … Continue reading

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CFS Challenge: Barbecue Inn vs. Triple A Restaurant

Barbecue Inn Houstonians have a lot of choices when it comes to comfort food. Unfortunately most of the family-run cafes and diners have been pushed out by ubiquitous corporate boxes like Chili’s, Cracker Barrel and Cheddar’s. But a few traditional … Continue reading

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Feature for Qatar Airways Inflight Magazine

Qatar Airways Oryx Inflight Magazine featuring Philippe Restaurant (Click image above for 300KB PDF) When the nice folks at London ad agency Agency Fish asked me to write a feature about a Houston restaurant for the Qatar Airways inflight magazine, … Continue reading

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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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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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