BBQ News: 08/26 – 09/01

by Daniel Vaughn · September 1, 2016

– Texas Tech study shows that antibiotic-resistant bacteria from cattle feedlots can be spread by the Panhandle winds.

– The most important meal:


– USA Today scoured the country looking for the best barbecue and published their findings in a new list

– Delish says these are the best barbecue joints in each state

– CNN takes a world tour of barbecue to uncover pachamanca in Peru, umu in Samoa, and braai in South Africa. 

– Virginia, the original barbecue state:


– Meet Greg Rempe, the voice of barbecue, and the host of the BBQ Central Show.

Jon Flaming has a show of his barbecue-themed artwork opening tonight in Dallas at the David Dike Gallery.

Here’s a trailer for Jon’s upcoming show, shot at Fatboy’s BBQ in Cooper:

Meat | A Visual Narrative from Mano Film Works on Vimeo.


– Shake Shack is opening in Dallas, and they have a special Link Burger that includes a link of sausage from Pecan Lodge. The Dallas Observer got a sneak peek.

– D Magazine’s list of the 20 best barbecue joints in Dallas is now online. Pecan Lodge took the top spot.

– You’ll be able to find Injectable Great Balls of BBQ at this year’s State Fair of Texas.

– Charleston, SC is quickly becoming the new BBQ hotspot:


– Garden & Gun has more details on Scott’s proposed menu in Charleston like ribs, turkey, mac & cheese and baked potatoes. 

– Whole hog barbecue and a spit-roasted goat will be on the menu in New Orleans next week when the Southern Food & Beverage Museum hosts “From the Low Country to the Bayou.” 

– 18th & Vine BBQ in Dallas won the Golden Spatula Award at the Steve Harvey show:


– Erik Mrok of Lenox Bar-B-Que is the king of custom barbecue cooking in Houston.

– Mark Butler is marketing his “Texas Gold” mustard-based barbecue sauce that contains no sugar.

– Dustin Blackwell of Hutchins BBQ made stuffed jalapenos, aka Texas Twinkies, with the Wall Street Journal.

– Five good spots in San Antonio:


– Barley Swine in Austin is hosting an all-you-can-eat barbecue extravaganza on Sunday, September 11th. 

– KVUE in Austin is sending two of their reporters out on a series of barbecue excursions, and Snow’s BBQ in Lexington is their first stop. 

– KRLD in Dallas found Big D BBQ in Mansfield, and was impressed by the brisket. 

– Sad news out of Gregory, TX:


– Two New Yorkers originally from Texas smoked a brisket on their roof with a Weber Kettle for Buzzfeed.

– The Blues & BBQ Festival kicks off in Bedford this weekend.

– That’s one heck of a smoker:


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