2015 Texas Barbecue Week Details

2015 Texas Barbecue Week The fine folks over at Texas Monthly are set to kick off the annual Texas Barbecue Week.From July 12-18, 46 barbecue locations from all over Texas…

Avocado and Barbecue Make a Perfect Match

  ne of the greatest compliments to barbecue, in my opinion, is avocado.  Not guacamole, but a plain, whole avocado. Problem is, you don’t see it everywhere. I normally find…

2015 Dallas Untapped Fest Information

The organizers behind the ever-growing Untapped Festival released the musical lineup for the Dallas show.  Headlining the November 7th event are The Flaming Lips, but other standouts inlcude; Dr. Dog,…

Texas Brewers Represent at 2015 U.S. Open Beer Championship

The 2015 U.S. Open Beer Championship was held recently, and Texas breweries definitely made a strong showing.  This blind tasting event features judges and entries from all over the world,…

Deep Ellum Brewing Co. Receives Cease and Desist Notice

Deep Ellum Brewing Company announced via social media that it had received its first cease & desist notice from Maryland brewery, Flying Dog Brewery. “Whelp, we just received our first…

The 2015 Rabobank BBQ Index Reviews Commodities Fueling U.S. BBQ Prices

NEW YORK, June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — In just a few days, Americans planning to roll out their grills for Independence Day barbeques will also need to pull out another dollar…

Let’s Get Smoking: Charcoal Chimney Starters

For smoking at home, charcoal chimney starters are your best best for starting a fire that will burn evenly and won’t have a chemical taste from lighter fluid. You light…

Texas Breweries Show Support for Same Sex Marriage Ruling

On June 26th, 2015 the Supreme Court of the United States voted 5-4 in support of legalizing same sex marriages in all 50 states. As the day progressed Texas breweries…

2015 Texas Craft Brewers Festival Information

The 2015 Texas Craft Brewers Festival kicks off September 19th, 2015, and there are a ton of great brewery additions to this year’s lineup.  This festival is an amazing opportunity…

Q&A: Mike Cortez, Author of Beer Lover’s Texas

Mike Cortez’ exhaustive journey on the Texas beer frontier finally culminates in his newest book: Beer Lover’s Texas. 248 pages of brewery profiles, brewpub trips, event information, recipes and regional food…

Killen’s Barbecue Featured on Food Network’s Top 5 Restaurants

Food Network’s latest food ranking show is called ‘Top 5 Restaurants’, and each episode features a different cuisine from burgers to ice cream.  The second episode featured the top 5…

Ben & Jerry’s Texas-Inspired Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry’s are on tour sampling Texas-Inspired ice cream flavors and need your help   Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavors are notorious for being witty, clever, and most…