picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 27–March 1

Featuring New Orleans's Rebirth Brass Band, Houston Ballet's new Romeo and Juliet, and the World Championship of Barbecue

02/26/2015 By Michael Hardy

Comfort Food

Houston’s 5 Best Fried Chicken Spots

When it comes to fried chicken, everyone comes with a bias—but these five Houston favorites might make you throw away Grandma’s recipe card once and for all.

02/15/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

'Cue News

Tickets On Sale Now for 3rd Annual Houston Barbecue Festival

The ever-growing barbecue affair attracts new talent each year.

02/12/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Up in Smoke

The Tale of the Bookity Bookity Boudain Man

Never pass up a random barbecue trailer in a parking lot.

12/30/2014 By Nicholas L. Hall

traditions

The H-Town Gut Pack: Only at Revival Market This Saturday

This twisted take on a Frito pie features chopped brisket sausage, house-made corn chips, and more.

10/31/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

BBQ

Eat 'Cue for a Cause This Weekend

Four barbecue greats come together for one great cause.

10/23/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

On the Road

Dish of the Week: The Gut Pak

What's the only thing that could make a Frito Pie better? Barbecue.

10/16/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Pits

A Grilling Guide, from Coals to ‘Cue

Now that you’ve caught those catfish and killed those quail, why not cook ‘em up?

09/01/2014 By John Lomax

How the Sausage Is Made

Meat Your Maker

Where to transform your deer or boar into sausages and more

09/01/2014 By John Lomax

Eat This Now

Dish of the Week: Barbecue at Triple J's Smokehouse

Now 20 years old, this barbecue joint in Houston Gardens is still smoking up the good stuff.

08/28/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Article

Houston’s Pop Shop Makes Father’s Day Gifting a Celebration

Don't get Dad another tie.

06/09/2014 By Shy Hardiman

'Cue News

Update: Tickets On Sale Now for Houston BBQ Festival

The second annual festival brings back old favorites and brings in new blood.

03/20/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Wrist Banned

The Barbecue Cook-Off, Populist No More

The World Championship Barbecue Cook-off is an exclusive affair (unless you know the right people).

02/02/2014 By Robb Walsh

'Cue for a Cause

BBQ Boss John Mueller Heading to Houston This Weekend

Famed Austin pitmaster John Mueller is returning to Houston for a one-day-only charity barbecue.

11/19/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ramen Roundup

Texas Ramen at Soma Sushi for Two Nights Only

What's better than barbecue or ramen? Barbecue AND ramen.

09/27/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Other Red Meat

Beef Ribs: BBQ's Next Big Deal

The only thing tastier than a perfectly barbecued brisket...

09/19/2013 By Robb Walsh

Barbecue Tips

Pork Skin Picnic

Barbecue a pork picnic instead of a Boston butt and you get fried pork skins as a bonus.

08/09/2013 By Robb Walsh

Cooking Out

Get Your Grill On: It's Not Too Late

Two favorite Houston meat markets are open on July 4th.

07/03/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Barbecue

Rain or Shine, You Wait in Line

You have to wait in line to eat at Corkscrew BBQ in Spring.

07/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Community BBQs

New Pit at Old Millheim

The Annual Father's Day BBQ at Millheim German Dance Hall

06/17/2013 By Robb Walsh