BBQ News: 09/05 – 09/11

by Daniel Vaughn · September 11, 2014

– A drone that delivers barbecue was spotted at a high school football game in Idaho.

– An entire steer on a spit at Meatopia UK:


– Man Up Texas BBQ tried out the new Slab BBQ in Austin.

– A full and complete guide to eating at Killen’s Barbecue in Pearland.

– Brooks Place BBQ in Houston will be closed Oct. 26th thru Nov. 2nd 2014.

– The Houston Chronicle profiled the Southern Q barbecue trailer.

– Hungry Todd Rungy eats at Micklethwait Craft Meats in Austin with Mac Blake:


– Eater Dallas looks at the early reviews on Ten 50 BBQ in Richardson.

– The Dallas Observer is not a fan of Sammy’s BBQ in Uptown. The bickering between commenters is greatness.

– The Dallas Voice is impressed with Pecan Lodge, calling it “a contender for one of the top spots among peers.”

– Welcome back to school:


– The Barbecue Bros. of North Carolina share a list of southern barbecue news

– The North Carolina Pork Council created a website just about cooking whole hog

 -Colorado tailgaters are trading barbecue for smoking pot

– A day with Tom Adams of Pitt Cue BBQ in London:


– The Los Angeles Register wraps up what they think is the city’s best barbecue

– An All Star BBQ event with lots of big names in food and barbecue is happening this weekend in Brooklyn, then next month in Chicago. 

Blue Smoke in New York and their new chef, Jean-Paul Bourgeois, are looking to make some changes on the menu. 

– A new Texas style barbecue joint has opened in Seattle

– Kent Black’s BBQ in San Marcos is officially open:


– Full & Content traveled to Amarillo to profile Tyler Frazer of Tyler’s Barbeque.

– The Smoking Ho was impressed with the brisket at Southside BBQ in Elgin.

– I wrote a little something about getting meat drunk for Modern Farmer.

– The TSA steals a man’s barbecue, and Joe’s Kansas City BBQ sends him replacement ‘cue.

– A Pappas Bar-B-Q location in Northeast Houston burned to the ground.

– In hairy pork news:


– The Steve Mayberry Memorial Cook-off on 9/26 & 9/27 in Carrollton is still looking for a few more cooking teams to enter. 

– The Beer, Bourbon, and Brisket Festival is coming to Fort Worth. 

– Sad to hear that Curly’s Carolina, TX BBQ in Round Rock will close permanently this weekend. 

– Get a taste of the long-closed Harold’s BBQ in Abilene at the West Texas Fair and Rodeo. 

– A barbecue question that’s too sad to ponder:


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