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Hutchins BBQ McKinney Reopens Tomorrow with Big Addition to the Team

by Steven Doyle

Before I give you the good news I would be remiss not to share the news that John Mueller, the grandson of famed pit-master Louie Mueller, and himself an award-winning barbeque craftsman, has joined the Hutchins family team. Customers at both Hutchins locations can look forward to trying Mueller-crafted items starting with his sausage specials, including a Peach Habanero sausage, Blueberry Maple sausage and a Hot Gut. Given the vastness of John’s talents and experience, fans can anticipate many more additions from him in the months to come. More on this below.

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Hutchins BBQ Is Magically Delicious

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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

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Mad for Chicken Has Flown the Coop and is Coming Soon to Historic Downtown McKinney

Downtown McKinney is about to get Texas’ first taste of Mad for Chicken.

Never too chicken to push the limits, Mad for Chicken’s menu features everything from Korean-inspired sizzling hot stone kimchi and bulgogi bowls to pork belly strips, salads, and unique kimchi fries and quesadillas. Of course, you can’t forget about the fan-favorite that guests are mad for – the craft casual brand’s signature non-GMO, farm-fresh Korean fried chicken. Made with a thin layer of flour and then double fried to perfection and hand-brushed with secret sauce, the brand’s fried chicken is available as wings, drumsticks and boneless breasts.

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Hutchins BBQ Feeds the First Responders Keeping North Texas Communities Safe


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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

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Local Yocal Launches E-Commerce

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Local Yocal Farm to Market recently launched an e-commerce platform providing a fast and easy way for meat lovers in Dallas-Fort Worth and across the country to enjoy the “pasture raised goodness” that defines the mom-and-pop local foods store and butcher shop. Continue reading

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The Yard Summer Bash June 29th in McKinney

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The Yard in the heart of downtown McKinney is pleased to announce the 1st Annual (Inaugural) Summer Bash on June 29th rom 11am-midnight. The eatery recently added a The Yard Bar (21+) and a dog-friendly patio to the one acre lot which features a “farmhouse chic” historic home and restaurant, wrap around porch, outdoor dining, games, televisions, fire pits and more to entertain families. Continue reading

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