The Untapped Festival Comes to Austin

When the announcement was made that Austin was now part of the Untapped Fest lineup; which includes Houston, Fort Worth and Dallas, my initial reaction was, ‘well it’s about time!’….

Aaron Franklin wins James Beard Award

The line in front of Franklin BBQ may be getting a little longer. Aaron Franklin took home Best Chef-Southwest  honors at the 2015 James Beard Awards  ceremony held on May…

Is Houston the new BBQ capital of Texas?

he Houston BBQ Festival is an opportunity for Houston-area pitmasters to showcase their talents to a wide range of barbecue fans. Though not a barbecue competition, the festival definitely brought…

Duke’s Spicy Bar-B-Q Brisket Strips Feat. Stubb’s BBQ Sauce

The Texas barbecue influence can be found all over the world, so anytime we hear of a great idea featuring anything related to it, we want to share it. I…

Hey Pitmasters- You Can Use Leftover Brisket!

There have been a few occasions that pitmasters have taken to social media to vent frustrations.  One of them being after a customer was upset that they sold out of…

Big D BBQ Battle Slated for April 24, 2015

Hosted by the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce, the Big D BBQ Battle is competition for North Texas business owners as well as a festival for brew and BBQ fans….

Untapped Austin Texas Beer List Revealed

The Autstin Untapped Festival is quickly approaching, so to get ready, here are the Texas breweries that will be in attendance.  Check out the Austin Chronicle for a full list.  If…

Real Ale Brewing Co.’s 19th Anniversary Party

Real Ale brewing has had a makeover, released the next beer from its Mysterium Verum line, and now it’s time to celebrate 19 years in the business of making delicious…

Pints in the Park Announced for May 9th in Waco, TX

UPDATE: Event organizers announced via social media that Texas barbecue staple, Kreuz Market, will be attending the event. (updated by D. Laurel) pring is here and that means the Brew…

Austin BBQ Smoking Out Residents?

Multiple Austin news sources are reporting on a proposed bill that could put a few local barbecue joints out of business.  Originally, district 3 council member,’Sabino Pio’ Renteria, put forth…

2015 Houston Barbecue Festival

On April 26th, the 3rd annual Houston Barbecue Festival will kick off at Houston’s NRG park.  Unlike some other bbq festivals, Houston’s will feature local favorites, with one exception: guest…

2015 Houston Firkin Fest Brewery Details

On March 26th, 2015 from 2-6pm, fans of Texas beer can visit Hennessy Park in Houston for an abundant selection of cask conditioned beers from some of the top beer…