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Is Rudy’s the best barbecue joint in Houston?

A pile of moist brisket at Rudy’s Country Store and Bar-B-Q I’d heard whispers. “You gotta check out Rudy’s,” they’d say, “the barbecue is fantastic!” “Rudy’s? You mean that chain restaurant called Rudy’s Country Store and Bar-B-Q with the kitschy … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: 2011 Miscellaneous Food

Miscellaneous food photos from the first quarter of 2011. Click on individual photos to see a larger version. [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157626707547794″]

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Burns BBQ Makes a Comeback

The new Burns BBQ location Over the last few years, tragedy has befallen some of Houston’s best-known barbecue joints. Drexler’s BBQ quietly closed its doors a few years ago. Williams Smokehouse burned down in 2007, never to reopen. The original … Continue reading

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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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Tour de Q Ratings

When I wrote a blog post for the Houston Press chronicling a day trip to Texas Monthly‘s top five Texas BBQ joints, my main goal was to convey the fun and camaraderie of such a seemingly audacious culinary adventure. As … Continue reading

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