HIGH PLAINS

How to Spend a Perfect Weekend in Lubbock

Grab lunch at Evie Mae's or Cast Iron Grill, then explore the town's fine arts galleries and more.

05/11/2022 By Geneva Diaz

TV Recaps

Top Chef Season 19, Episode 5 Recap: Don’t Mess With BBQ

Houston native Chef Evelyn Garcia is named queen of the pit this week.

04/01/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Sunday Grub

Where To Dine For Super Bowl Sunday

From barbecue to specialty pizzas, here are some special football-viewing food offerings from restaurants around town.

02/10/2022 By Shelby Stewart

‘Cue The Music!

J-Bar-M Barbecue Now Has Extended Weekend Hours, Live Music

Houston’s busiest lunch-only BBQ stop is now open on weekends with an extended menu.

12/09/2021 By Craig Hayes

On the pit

Local BBQ Spot Makes New York Times Top 50 Restaurants List

The fusion barbecue restaurant was praised for its versatile offerings.

10/19/2021 By Shelby Stewart

DOGust 

Play with Dogs at Woodshed Smokehouse This August 

Every Sunday, Lola’s Lucky Day will bring rescue pups to the Levy Park bbq joint. 

07/29/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Very Houston News

Lake Conroe Gator Says “See You Later”

Plus, we’re picking a fight with Chicago and one Astros fan picks a fight with Oakland. 

07/09/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Cow About That

Food News: Having Trouble Choosing Your BBQ Meal? There's an App for That

Plus, more details about a hot new restaurant coming to the East End.

06/22/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

First Look

Feges BBQ's Spring Branch Spot Is Opening This Weekend

This isn't just a smokehouse or a lunch spot. This is a restaurant.

06/17/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Oh Baby

The Summer of Sandwich Is on at Brett's BBQ Shop

Someone tempted our dining editor by making his native city's official sandwich.

06/09/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Taking a Ride

A BBQ Food Truck Finds New Life in Fredericksburg

Eaker Barbecue has moved just a little to the west.

05/20/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Very Houston News

Let’s Talk about Tigers and 50 Cent Memes 

Plus, we’re looking at some questionable 'best of' lists.

05/14/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Very Houston News 

100K Astroworld Tickets Sold Out in an Hour This Week

Houstonians were almost too excited over music fest tickets. Plus, Beyoncé met Selena at the mall. 

05/07/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

LOW AND SLOW

A Quick Guide to Temperatures While Smoking Meats

A cheat sheet on how hot your brisket, chicken, veggies and more should be.

04/15/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

low and slow

Which Smoker Should You Buy for Your Backyard?

Three local experts give us the lowdown on the industry's best smokers.

04/14/2021 By Timothy Malcolm Illustrations by Christopher Vela

low and slow

A Beginner's Timeline to Smoking Brisket

A general guide for smoking a brisket in your backyard

04/13/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Eat at Home (or Outside)

What We're Ordering Out This Week: Barbecue Down by the Bay

You have to drive a bit, but the meats are plenty worth it.

04/07/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Eat at Home

What We're Ordering Out This Week: Beef and Cheddar to Beat the Stressors

Let's go west to Asia Town and beyond for some primo eats.

02/24/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

'Complete Shock'

Food News: Fire Destroys Katy Stalwart Midway BBQ

Plus, Kids Meals could use your help right now.

02/22/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Eat at Home

What We're Ordering Out This Week: Pizza, Pork Belly Burnt Ends

We're hitting all the essential food groups this time around.

02/11/2021 By Timothy Malcolm