BBQ News: 02/03 – 02/09

by Daniel Vaughn · February 9, 2017

– Do you know which sausage is the loudest?


– The Sausage King of Austin will be crowned on February 16th at St. Elmo Brewing.

– Quickbooks talks with Shane Stiles of Stiles Switch BBQ in Austin about restaurant finances.

– BBQ kolaches in Austin:


– “We are trying to elevate what basic barbecue is and just put it on a nicer plate.” – David Gauthier, executive chef and plate enthusiast at Smoky Rose in Dallas.

– Two robbers jumped the owner of J&S Bar-B-Que in Houston after he closed up for the evening. The owner shot at the pair, killing one of the assailants.

Super Beef Sunday was a success at Saint Arnold Brewing, and the Houston Chronicle has the story.

– Here’s more from Super Beef Sunday:


Lockhart Smokehouse will open a third location with the Texas Live! development in Arlington.

Woodshed Smokehouse in Fort Worth is branching out with a second location in Houston.

Goode Co. BBQ in Houston is planning an expansion into The Woodlands by early summer.

– Rodney Scott’s new restaurant in Charleston is ready to go:


– In a CNN Travel spotlight on Brenham, Texas, Truth BBQ and their pitmaster Leonard Botello IV are featured.

– Wide Open Country features some great picks for up and coming barbecue joints in Texas.

– Trying really hard for a Super Bowl tie-in, the Boston Globe featured the World Championship Barbeque Goat Cook-Off in (not Tom) Brady, Texas.

– Get out your kitchen pepper for some 18th century BBQ recipes:


– What really makes the best barbecue the “best?”

– I’ve never seen a Top 10 ranking that involves BBQ where the top and bottom selections were so very wrong.

– Even the robots are hawking brisket:


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