El Grandpa Mexican BBQ Serves an Ancient Style of Barbacoa in Georgetown

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Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Pappy O’Daniel’s Giant BBQ

December 9, 2021 | By Traces of Texas

Former Gov. Wilbert Lee “Pappy” O’Daniel was an iconic Texas character. When he was inaugurated in 1941, he held a giant barbecue at the governor’s mansion in Austin, serving 40,000 pounds of meat.

New TV Show Tours Texas BBQ Joints

April 26, 2019 | By Kimya Kavehkar

The first season of BBQuest features barbecue restaurants in four major cities

Aaron Franklin Dishes on His New Steak Cookbook

April 2, 2019 | By Laurel Miller

Aaron Franklin, of Austin’s Franklin Barbecue, talks about his new steak cookbook.

Howling for Barbecue

December 15, 2015 | By June Naylor

At 5:30 on Saturday afternoon, my husband and I turn off US 67 onto twisty, narrow Somervell County Road 1004 southwest of Glen Rose.

Comfort Food: Barbecue

October 13, 2015 | By June Naylor

Few topics in the Texas food world get people more excited than barbecue.

Readers’ Choice: Texas’ Top 40 Comfort Food Hot Spots

October 12, 2015 | By June Naylor

Asking readers for their favorite comfort foods seems a lot like asking someone to name a favorite grandchild—the answers frequently come in a flood of options, as they have since we put out the call early this year.

On the side

March 19, 2015 | By Matt Joyce

One of the great things about the new wave of barbecue restaurants in Dallas is their innovative approach to side dishes.

Bar-B-Que Renaissance

March 11, 2015 | By

Dallas is well known as the home of innovative chefs like Stephan Pyles and Dean Fearing, landmark restaurants like the Mansion, and a culinary climate of innovation that goes back to the days of the famed Helen Corbitt at Neiman Marcus’ Zodiac Room.

Meet Your Texas Makers: Rudy’s Bar-B-Q ‘Sause’

October 14, 2014 | By Anthony Head

It probably can’t be overstated how important barbecue is to Texans. There are countless barbecue pits smoking away—right now—all over the state.

Cue it Up!

July 10, 2014 | By Randy Mallory

When out-of-town guests visit me in Tyler, and their mouths water for barbecue, my choice, hands down, is Stanley’s Famous Pit Bar-B-Q.

The Art, Spiritual Pursuit, & Culture of BBQ

July 8, 2013 | By Robb Walsh

We weren’t looking for just any barbecue restaurants. We had no interest in places that used electric or gas-fired barbecue ovens.

‘Texas Crutch’ Brisket Recipe

July 2, 2013 | By

Robb Walsh’s new book, Barbecue Crossroads: Notes and Recipes from a Southern Odyssey, is full of tasty barbecue recipes.

Texas BBQ: The Meat of the Matter

February 20, 2009 | By Wyatt McSpadden

I grew up in a grocery store in Amarillo. My dad and his brother took over the family business from their father when they returned from World War II.

Follow the Smoke

February 20, 2009 | By John Demers

In the course of this project, I got to meet some terrific Texas people. There is no single theme, other than the willingness to work incredibly hard for incredibly modest rewards, that connects all the makers of Texas barbecue.

Follow the Smoke, Central Texas BBQ

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