Smoke Show

The History of Houston's BBQ Renaissance

With so many pitmasters putting their personal spin on a time-honored tradition, we're calling it: Houston is having its barbecue moment.

04/01/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Smoke Show

12 Essential Joints Ushering in the New Wave of Barbecue

We got the low-down on the spots, all opened in the past five years, you simply must try to experience this age of meaty wonders in the Bayou City.

04/01/2020 By Timothy Malcolm and Gwendolyn Knapp

Smoke Show

Our Favorite Desserts at Houston BBQ Joints

At these spots, you should have your cake and eat it too.

04/01/2020 By Timothy Malcolm and Gwendolyn Knapp

Editor's Note

A New Age of Houston BBQ

Smoke it up.

04/01/2020 By Catherine Matusow

2021 , Will You Think About Me?

Feges BBQ Firing Up Second Location In Spring Branch

The popular Greenway Plaza spot is growing up and getting big.

02/17/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Pick Six

Where You Should Eat This Month: February 2020

Get in line for some of the most popular new joints in Bayou City.

02/04/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Table for one, please

Where to Dine Solo in Houston

You don't need to stay home alone this Valentine's Day.

01/30/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Perfect Party

February's Perfect Party: Bring On the Smoked Meat Edition

Barbecue pitmasters will always have a seat at our table.

01/30/2020 By Catherine Matusow

The Bird's the Word

Our Latest Obsession: Smoked Turkey Enchilada at Brett's BBQ Shop

This occasional special is coated in green sauce and jack cheese. My oh my.

01/29/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Buzzworthy

From Brisket Pho to Pork Ribs, Khói Barbecue Well Worth the Wait

The brothers who bring their pop-up to parts across the city are turning heads.

01/22/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Pick Six

Where You Should Eat This Month: January 2020

Hey, it's crawfish season. Time to gather your friends and get twisting.

01/07/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Sizzling

Food News: Downtown Steakhouse Guard and Grace to Open Soon

Plus, there's a third Mendocino Farms now open in Houston.

11/11/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Whole Hog

Whole Hog Is Just One Reason Roegels Is Seriously Good 'Cue

Innovation and attention to detail make Roegels a necessary barbecue spot.

10/15/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Plume Town

How to Eat Right at Southern Smoke Fest

Or, how to get Franklin Barbecue but also everything else.

10/03/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Best Restaurants 2019

The 20 Best Things We Ate in Houston This Year

These dishes from 20 new restaurants are already Houston classics.

09/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm, Gwendolyn Knapp, and Alice Levitt

Drink It Up

Truth BBQ Brisket Ramen Is Back at Ramen Tatsu-Ya

You have one chance to get this piping-hot bowl of awesomeness.

08/22/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Invasion From the West

Food News: Popular Austin BBQ Spot Coming to Houston for a Pop-Up

Plus, a local family takes home a big prize in H-E-B's annual product contest.

08/12/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Pick Six

Where You Should Eat This Month: August 2019

From the newest food hall downtown to another hot pot stunner, here's where you should chow down.

08/01/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Fire It Up

Local Chefs to Shine at 2019 Southern Smoke Festival

Don't worry, Aaron Franklin is coming, too.

07/18/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Best of the Fest

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 12–14

From outsider art to fine art to barbecue art, there's a festival for you this weekend.

04/11/2019 By Morgan Kinney