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

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

'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: White-Hot Pizza, Major Meatloaf

Yeah, you're going to need to try this pop-up's pies.

01/20/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Eat at Home

What We're Ordering Out This Week: Neighborhood BBQ and Szechuan Heat

We battle our cravings, whether they be for peppercorns or creamy Gulf-style grits.

12/02/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Eat at Home

What We're Ordering Out: BBQ and Houston's Best Cheesesteak?

We travel way out west to sink our teeth into some pecan-smoked 'cue. Heck yes.

10/28/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

take me out

Comfort Food Takeout Guide: Asia Town/Bellaire

We have favorites here: Vietnamese beef seven ways, new wave BBQ, and Chinese dumplings.

10/19/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Still Smokin'

Where You Can Get Houston's Best BBQ as Takeout

The top pitmasters in Bayou City are still cranking it out.

04/02/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Features

The Ultimate Houston BBQ Guide

Welcome to the Houston smoke show.

04/01/2020 By Timothy Malcolm and Gwendolyn Knapp

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

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

Worth the Wait

The Line Starts Now: Feges BBQ Opens in Greenway Plaza

Feges BBQ is finally open for business, and yes, there was a line this morning.

03/22/2018 By Cory Garcia

Meat Battle

A Texas Showdown at the HOU-ATX BBQ Throwdown 2017

Pitmasters from Houston and Austin came together for a battle for meat supremacy at Saint Arnold Brewing Company.

12/06/2017 Photography by Marco Torres