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 →
Texas Twinkies, the BBQ delicacy made famous by Hutchins BBQ, are making their nationwide debut. The North Texas BBQ joint’s most requested item is a large jalapeño stuffed with cream cheese and Hutchins’ famous brisket, which is then wrapped in thick-cut bacon. Each Twinkie is smoked and kissed by the grill for maximum flavor. Texas Twinkies can now be shipped by the dozen ($65 per dozen) to anywhere in the United States via the Hutchins BBQ online shop.
As a family-owned and operated establishment, Hutchins BBQ has always been dedicated to supporting its local communities. In addition to their regular philanthropic activities, Hutchins is giving back to the first responders who risk their lives to treat patients amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting this Thursday, in partnership with El Dorado Chevrolet, Hutchins BBQ McKinney will be providing Medical City McKinney with 400 staff meals per week. Continue reading →
Hutchins BBQ exhibited at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic last weekend, attracting crowds in a competitive lineup of high-end food vendors. Event-goers waited in long lines at the GrandTastingPavilion inside the symbolic, white-top tents of the Classic to get a taste of authentic Texas barbecue.Continue reading →
Award-winning Hutchins BBQ will showcase their James Beard menu to locals on Thursday, August 30 before heading to New York in September to cook at the prestigious James Beard House. Owner and Pit Master Tracy Hutchins is thrilled to share his James Beard menu with friends, family and local fans on Thursday, August 30 at 6:30 p.m. Continue reading →