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Granger’s in Sabine Pass

Menu from Granger’s in Sabine Pass ca. 1940s or 50s Reader Bill Gay sent me these great scans of the menu from Granger’s in Sabine Pass after reading my column about barbecue crabs in the Houston Chronicle. I’d say these … Continue reading

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My Seafood Shacks Piece in Texas Monthly

Texas Monthly – May 2013 I have a piece in this month’s (May 2013) print issue of Texas Monthly magazine entitled “Southeast Texas Seafood Shacks.” Currently, you can only see it if you have a print copy of the 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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What’s wrong with Houston barbecue?

Trinity Plate – Pierson & Company Bar-B-Que – Houston, TX Houston barbecue sucks. At least that’s what the self-proclaimed barbecue experts say. I’ll admit to being one of those self-proclaimed experts. For years I’ve lamented the state of barbecue in … Continue reading

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Return to Oak Island

Hurricane Club – Oak Island TX – Fried Shrimp “Let me call the boat and see if they can bring some crabs in,” replied our waiter after I asked her if the restaurant had blue crabs on the lunch menu. … Continue reading

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