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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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My Favorite BBQ Joints

Kevin from the Kevin’s BBQ Joints website asked me to write a blog post for his series “My Favorite BBQ Joints.” You can see the original here. Patillo’s Bar-B-Q – Beaumont TX Patillo’s Bar-B-Q – Beaumont TX Growing up in … Continue reading

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The Character and Soul of Barbecue

Patillo’s Bar-B-Q – Beaumont TX When I sit down in front of a plate of barbecue, I often ask myself, “How did this get here?” Meaning, what were the techniques, traditions, beliefs, personalities, rituals, superstitions and hardships that resulted in … 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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