Date Me in Deep Ellum: Niwa Japanese BBQ

Date me in Deep Ellum! Take me to Niwa Japanese BBQ. Puh-lease! This is going to be a new series. Because it needs to happen. Here’s why. It’s not news that Deep Ellum is like, a THING now. It’s full of awesome stuff. Places to eat and drink and walls to take photos in front […]

Like A Shake Shack Cowboy

Just wanted to drop a quick post to say that Shake Shack’s BBQ menu is damn tasty. And their seasonal shakes, including the Mint Cookies & Cream one pictured below, are definitely devilish. I’m not sure I can say I prefer the BBQ Chick’n Shack to the original, but it’s a tasty item to try if you’re […]

A First Look at Lakewood Smokehouse #Comped

I’m just going to start by saying it would take a lot to make me forget about Ali Baba. That’s the Mediterranean-flavored deliciousness that used to reside at the end of my street in Lakewood. But I have to admit the folks who also own Three Stacks BBQ in Frisco have done a pretty sweet redecorating […]

This weekend: watch me eat and drink at The Austin Food & Wine Festival

Will you be in Austin this weekend? If not, feel free to live vicariously through my tweets, facebook posts and ‘grams as I share my foodventures, sips and bites at the delicious Austin Food & Wine Festival! Two years ago I was an official Ambassador and this year I have the chance to do it all […]

Road Trippin’ to Fort Worth and Tim Love’s Woodshed

Ooh Friday night in Fort Worth! A little staycation in the next town over that’s filled with places I can’t wait to try. One of those places is Tim Love’s Woodshed. It’s a house of smoke, and they smoke everything. Seriously. Stand still too long and Tim will likely try to smoke you. Another thing […]

Oak Cliff Does Barbecue Right with Blues, Bandits & BBQ Event

I’ve been bitten by the barbecue bug, y’all. So it’s a good thing that Blues, Bandits and BBQ is coming up this weekend in Oak Cliff. Friday and Saturday, you can attend this FREE event where there will be a BBQ competition featuring a whopping 23 competiting teams, a cooking demo by Chef Tim Byres, live […]

10 Reasons To Buy Your MEAT FIGHT Tickets This Friday

10) Beer and desserts are included in the ticket price 9) Judges Daniel Vaughn and Aaron Franklin 8) 40 oz. gilded trophies up for grabs 7) Notorious, well-traveled T-shirts 6) Trash talking videos 5) Meaty silent auction 4) Beefy meats, porky meats and bonus wildcard meat 3) Meat Men and Women: Justin Fourton, Will Fleischman, […]