Category Archives: Barbecue

Kent Black’s Barbecue Visit Recap

The signs for Kent Black’s Barbecue have been in the San Marcos, TX skyline for months and I was finally able to pay the new barbecue restaurant a visit just…

Houston Chronicle Top 100 Includes Texas Barbecue

Alison Cook is the food critic for the Houston Chronicle and has just released the Top 100 Houston restaurants for 2014. No surprise that a handful of barbecue restaurants made…

Curly’s Carolina, TX Barbecue Set to Close Sunday

Located in downtown Round Rock, just north of Austin, Curly’s Carolina, TX Barbecue has served up smoked meats since December. Unfortunately before the BBQ joint could reach its one year…

2014 AustOberfest Details

2014 AustOberfest Details From the AustOberfest Facebook page: “The 2nd annual AustOberfest (Austin + Oktoberfest) will return bigger and better in September 27, 2014. All You Can Eat Sausage &…

Hays Co. Bar-B-Que Visit Recap

Hays Co. Bar-B-Que, San Marcos San Marcos  is the home of Texas State University, the San Marcos river, and a Texas Monthly Top 50 joint.  Hays County Bar-B-Que was named…

Carter’s Bar-B-Que, Longview TX

Founded in 1994, Carter’s Bar-B-Que is one of the top BBQ joints in the East Texas region. Located in a building that surely at one time was a gas station,…

Leon’s World Finest Bar-B-Que, Galveston TX

I recently broke bread on a Sunday at Leon’s World Finest Bar-B-Que with my wife, kid, and a couple of friends from Lafayette, LA. For over 25 years Leon’s has been…

Video: Black’s Barbecue

Here’s a great video from pitmaster of Black’s Barbecue, Barrett Black, showcasing a bit of history for this famed BBQ joint.  

Fall 2014 Texas BBQ Festivals

The arrival of fall in Texas doesn’t always account for the changing color in the leaves, or the brisk winds blowing on your face. In Texas, it’s still pretty warm,…

Luling City Market BBQ, Luling TX

Luling City Market BBQ, Luling TX   For years, while living in San Marcos, Luling was my respite during my journey back home to Houston.  Its wafting smell of natural…

Kent Black’s BBQ, San Marcos, TX

According to staff of Kent Black’s BBQ, the San Marcos location is planned to be open for business at the end of August, 2014. I was able to take a…

Welcome to Texas Brew & Barbecue!

This is going to be a fun ride. Living in the grand Lone Star state you’re going to be accustomed to a handful of different things: vast lands that encompass…