Interview

The Wilfork: Two-Pronged and Barbecue-Friendly

Training camp is approaching, but the Texans’ new nose tackle looks forward to pursuing interests, shall we say, off the field.

08/04/2015 By Robb Walsh

Side Shows

Traditional Side Dishes Get a Modern Twist

Elevating classic East Texas sides to new heights is a uniquely Houston phenomenon.

08/04/2015 By Robb Walsh

BBQ!

Where to Eat the Best Houston BBQ Right Now

Our completely up-to-date guide to the 10 best barbecue spots in town.

08/04/2015 By Robb Walsh and J.C. Reid Edited by Katharine Shilcutt

Eat & Drink

The Complete Guide to Houston Barbecue

A BBQ bible for both longtime locals and recent arrivals, including new Houston Texan Vince Wilfork, who tells us he couldn’t be happier about landing in ’Cue Town, USA.

08/04/2015 By Robb Walsh and J.C. Reid Edited by Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Jody Horton

Sneak Peek

Behind the Scenes of Our Barbecue Issue, Featuring New Houston Texan Vince Wilfork

Texans nose tackle Vince Wilfork may or may not have chosen his new team based on Houston's barbecue scene.

07/23/2015 Videography by Bryan Lozano By Katharine Shilcutt

Ear This

Star Ingredient of the Season: Corn on the Cob

Corn plays a supporting role well at summer barbecues and picnics, but the fried corn on the cob at Ray's is a star all on its own.

07/20/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Drink a Bite to Eat

Extreme Eats: Blood Bros. BBQ

Dr Pepper, donuts and darn good barbecue, all in one sandwich.

07/10/2015 By Megha Tejpal

History

100 Years That Changed a City

A photographic inquiry into the nature of us

07/09/2015

Slurp It Up

Tackling the Texas Ramen at the New Whole Foods on Voss

Is it possible to combine barbecued beef brisket and ramen into one delicious dish? Sometimes.

06/10/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Recipe

10 Reasons Your Barbecue Isn’t as Good as Ronnie Killen’s

Beef up your skills with brisket advice from one of Houston’s most celebrated pitmasters.

05/31/2015 By Jeff Balke Photography by Todd Spoth

'Cue News

Two Alternative Barbecue Fixes for Rodeo Season

Including a BBQ burger topped with chicken-fried bacon because why not?

02/27/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

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