BBQ Season

Tomorrow is Father’s Day–and I will be celebrating as usual at the Annual Millheim Father’s Day Barbecue. Come eat some barbecued beef, pork and mutton and gamble for cakes at the cake walk. Millheim Harmonie Verein’s Annual Father’s Day Barbecue Father’s Day Millheim Harmonie Verein’s Dance Hall 3384 FM 949…

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Dallas Morning News Review: Barbecue Crossroads

Thanks to Eve Hill-Agnus and the Dallas Morning News for the wonderful review of Barbecue Crossroads: By EVE HILL-AGNUS Special Contributor food@dallasnews.com Barbecue Crossroads is an odyssey — not merely in miles logged from Texas to the Carolinas while documenting the disappearing art of old-fashioned, wood-fire barbecue. It’s a journey…

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Community BBQ: Saturday May 4

Houstonia Magazine and D&T Drive-in are holding a Community BBQ and Dewberry Blackberry Cobbler Contest Saturday May 4 from 4pm to 8pm. D&T Drive-In is an old icehouse at 1307 Enid near Calvalcade and I-45. The cool old/new watering hole has been renovated by Chris Cusack and his Down House…

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UPDATE: Barbecue in Black and White

At the Foodways Texas BBQ Symposium recently, I gave a talk about the clash between the plantation barbecue culture and the German immigrant barbecue culture in North Carolina and Texas and the traces of old animosities and racism that surface in discussions about barbecue sauce. I read the quote from…

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