Texas Monthly announces its 2022 plans to expand and relocate its thirteenth annual BBQ Fest. To accommodate a larger-scale, two-day festival, the media company will host two, unique barbecue-inspired events in Lockhart, Texas on November 5 and 6.Continue reading
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With roots hailing from Texas BBQ mecca, Lockhart, Texas, Terry Black’s has this amazing history in smoked meats which scream Texas.
We had the fortune to speak to the Black twins recently, giving us some insight into what is being served in the fairly new 10,000 square feet digs located in Deep Ellum, in the heart of Dallas. Twin pit-master brothers Mark and Michael Black run operations will skills that transcend generations. Continue reading
Pecan Lodge is now taking orders online for a selection of tasty smoked meats, savory sides and decadent desserts for the holiday table.
Choose from traditional smoked turkey or ham with apricot-molasses glaze, spice crusted beef tenderloin, whole smoked brisket, burnt ends, racks of ribs, handmade smoked sausage links, Southern cornbread stuffing, pulled pork and brisket tamales, cranberry sauce, macaroni and cheese and peach cobbler as well as all of Pecan Lodge’s holiday inspired sides and desserts ($15-$145).Continue reading
We recently had a chance to check in and check out Hutchins BBQ located in McKinney (closed temporarily due to fire) and Frisco, Texas recently with some pretty positive results. In this world where BBQ can be an easy sell if you happen to have a smoker and a stacks of meat, perhaps with a kitschy name or theme. Where the big chains fail is on delivery of the goods, and it is unfortunate that many follow their happily played tune. But we know better than all of this.
Hutchins is the real deal BBQ in a land of mediocre. They actually use prime meats, which almost seems like a wasted effort. If you slow cook even the worst cut of beef it will eventually relent to an edible plateau, but why risk it? This effort shines through not only with the brisket, which comes out of a day long bath of post oak and pecan wood smoke with a rich and juicy superior meatiness, but also with their baby back ribs. Continue reading
Two Texas high school teams earned a lifetime of BBQ bragging rights recently for winning the 2021 Texas High School State BBQ Championship title beating out 59 other teams in the state-wide competition at the John L. Kuykendall Event Center in Llano, Texas. The co-grand championship teams, “Smoking Eagles” from Atascocita High School and the “Bulldog FFA BBQ” from Burnet High School won top honors from High School BBQ, Inc. judges. Co-grand championship teams each won a prize package that included a trophy, custom-designed belt buckles, $25,000 in institutional scholarships from Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, and another $5,000 each in cash scholarships from High School BBQ Inc. as part of the grueling day-long cook off.Continue reading
Wrangle up your best Stetson and cowboy boots to celebrate Texas with your favorite country hits along with line dancing, lasso throwing, mechanical bull-riding and some tasty BBQ at the May 15th Addison After Dark, Boots, Brews & BBQ, at Addison Circle Park.
Singer-songwriter Elaina Kay kicks things off at 7 p.m., followed by Country & Western dance lessons from Studio 22 at 7:30 p.m. Headliner Straight Tequila Night takes the stage at 8 p.m. to perform the greatest hits from ’90s country. “The Corral” will offer up mechanical bull rides, lasso throwing and a balloon artist providing free balloon animals and other twisted balloon sculptures (from 7-10 p.m.).Continue reading