Category Archives: Travel

Writing related to travel.

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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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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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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