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BBQ News: 06/19 – 06/25

– Texas Governor Greg Abbott says that calling barbecue sauce “the most important thing about barbecue” was, in hindsight “my biggest regret” while in office. – Officials in China have seized meat illegally smuggled in from Vietnam. It was all previously frozen, and some of it was forty years old. – A brisket demonstration video featuring the Salt Lick brought about what First We Feast has entitled #Brisketgate. – Salt Lick responds: @clarklab Sorry for…

Big Apple BBQ Block Party 2015

Today Wayne Mueller begins the final leg of his around-the-world barbecue missionary tour, a journey that has taken him to Japan (through Tokyo and three other cities); a stint at the World Expo in Milan; two flights through London, and one very long weekend in New York City at the Big Apple BBQ Block Party. His final sojourn will have Mueller hauling a barbecue pit the long way back to Texas through Atlanta to bypass the…

BBQ News: 06/12 – 06/18

– Travel + Leisure calls Austin “America’s next great food town” citing great restaurants like Franklin Barbecue and Valentina’s Tex-Mex. – Directly from Big Apple BBQ -> How not to trim a brisket:   – The Daily Meal asks for tips from some barbecue experts at the Big Apple BBQ. – The Daily Meal also looked into some reasons for the smaller crowd at this year’s festival. – First We Feast shares photos and videos…

BBQ News: 06/05 – 06/11

– Southern Living’s Robert Moss released his list of the fifty best barbecue joints in the South. – Some in Houston aren’t happy about being snubbed by Moss. – Kansas City is named the best city for barbecue by Travel + Leisure. Don’t worry, they also think a pig head roasted in an oven is barbecue. It’s delicious, but it ain’t barbecue. – Golfer Davis Love III also has a list of his favorite barbecue…

BBQ News: 05/29 – 06/04

– Wayne Mueller is at the World Expo in Milan, Italy serving up Texas BBQ: Texas meets Italy meet Texas. Wayne Mueller, the Master of the BBQ Pit, and Laurel Evans of Un’Americana In Cucina / Wayne is a Third-Generation Pit Master at Louie Mueller Barbecue in Taylor, Texas #FoodTruckNation / Laurel is the culinary whiz behind our recipes at USA Pavilion and #JBAR Brunch 2.0 At 4pm on our rooftop, third-generation pit master Mueller…

BBQ News: 05/22 – 05/28

– A new class of the Barbecue Hall of Fame has been named. This year, Ed Fisher, Steven Raichlen, and Paul Kirk will be inducted. – Tim Carman of the Washington Post examines the rise of the urban barbecue joint, and credits Aaron Franklin for bringing barbecue back to the cities. – Wayne Mueller teaching the Japanese some tips on smoking beef ribs: Give them beef ribs they eat for a day, teach them to…

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