BBQ News: 01/06 – 01/12

by Daniel Vaughn · January 12, 2017

– This breed of dog was essential to barbecue in the 1600’s:


– Our new favorite golfer, Davis Love III, was the captain of the 2016 US Ryder Cup team. As a gift, he sent a Lang smoker to each one of his teammates

– BBQ Hub brings us the five worst barbecue stories of 2016, including a failed attempt at smoking a brisket in the bathtub. 

– Smoked short rib hash:


Kemuri Tatsu-Ya opened in Austin. They’re serving Japanese dishes as well as smoked meats like duck, mackerel, and brisket.

Oakwood BBQ is open in Austin. Head pitmaster is Louisiana native Wally Colvin.

– A report from Camp Brisket:


– Camp Brisket has come and gone, but Camp Charcuterie is coming up next week in San Antonio. 

– A barbecue sauce entrepreneur from the Valley has gotten his Jank Sauce onto the shelves at HEB, and onto the menu of the Pittsburgh Steelers. 

The Pit BBQ in San Angelo will soon trade their food truck for a permanent building. 

– Learn about the history of Texas BBQ in NYC:


– Howard Conyers will be cooking a traditional South Carolina style whole hog at a January 29th event at Mahaffey Farms in Shreveport.

Bogart’s Smoke House in St. Louis has a strong patio business during the summer, but they need to diversify in the winter once it closes.

– There are a few spots left to the Go Whole Hog event at 17th St. BBQ in Murphysboro, Illinois.

– An early look at The Smoky Rose in Dallas:


– Get some barbecue for breakfast with these barbecue brisket breakfast tacos at Meat U Anywhere BBQ. 

– Lockhart Smokehouse in Dallas was forced to close briefly last week because someone stole their city water meter

– There’s a good ending to that Lockhart Smokehouse story:


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