A Texas Monthly podcast highlighting the best barbecue in the world, hosted by barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn.
La Barbecue is Feminizing Barbecue One Brisket at a Time
How LeAnn Mueller and Ali Clem - the only wife-and-wife team in Texas - finally brought Austin's la Barbecue indoors, and why Los Angeles doesn't know what it's missing.
The Resurgence of Bodacious Bar-B-Q
The East Texas chain of Bodacious Bar-B-Q joints lost its founder, Roland Lindsey, in September. His son-in-law Jordan Jackson looks to not only carry on the brand's barbecue legacy, but improve it one location at a time.
Sam Greenberg's family has been smoking turkeys the old-fashioned way since 1939 in Tyler, Texas, and he sees no reason to change things at Greenberg Smoked Turkeys.
BBQ Fest Preview with Miguel Vidal Talking Tex-Mex BBQ
Miguel Vidal of Valentina's Tex-Mex BBQ in Austin provides a preview of his dish at the Texas Monthly BBQ Fest, and we discuss how his San Antonio upbringing informs his current Tex-Mex BBQ menu.
Plant-Based (Don't Call it Vegan) Brisket
At Houston's Rice University, there's a little less meat in the dining halls because the chefs have embraced plant-based meat substitutes, including their own version of vegan barbecue brisket.
Mad Jack's: A Taste of Lockhart in New Mexico
Tired of used cars and small town bureaucracy, James Jackson closed his food truck in the barbecue capital of Texas and took his barbecue out of state.
A must listen to any keen BBQ fan
Wonderful little bite size podcast bringing you an insight into the Texas BBQ scene. Well done Daniel!
A masterpiece!! Congratulations Texas Monthly and Mr Vaughn. I loved the story telling and the excerpts from Tootsie. I felt like I was along for the ride. It was very touching. Thank You, looking forward to many more!!
The Real Deal
Texas Monthly is the curator of the world's best barbecue. Daniel Vaughn is The Monthly's gift to the BBQ world. Few people are as knowledgeable, traveled, and experienced in this great genre of our national cuisine. He has eaten enough barbecue for an entire Texas high school stadium on a Friday night...and that's just in one month. Already an excellent writer, it also turns out he's got a pretty decent voice and interview style. Interviewing Tootsie Tomanetz was an appropriate first edition, and very enjoyable. Can't wait for what's to come.