Chasing BBQ - BBQ Headquarters

Memphis BBQ ribs are world famous for good reason. The best BBQ in Memphis can be found at joints that smoke their ribs low and slow using a flavor-packed Memphis dry rub that usually contains both brown and white sugar for optimal caramelization and a hint of molasses flavor. For Memphis meats served wet, a tangy, sweet tomato-based sauce is the go-to choice.

Barbecue Tips

'Cue Tip #11: Let It Rest

"Whatever meat you’re cooking, you need to let it rest. With brisket, you need to rest it a minimum of 2½ hours and sometimes as long as 5-6 hours—depending on the size of the brisket. The internal temp for serving should be 145 degrees; believe me, when you slice into it, you will be serving up moist meat that is still quite warm to the touch."

Russell Roegels – Pitmaster and Owner of Roegels Barbecue Co., Houston, TX

Mike's Road Journal

Micklethwait: Austin, TX

The first stop of the day was at Micklethwait Craft Meats where I got the chance to chat it up with pitmaster and owner Thomas Micklethwait. He runs his business out of a food trailer and offers terrific 'cue, savory kolaches and interesting sides that are made from scratch. He offers hope for all of us as he's a guy who started barbecuing in his backyard and is now recognized as one of the top pitmasters in Austin and outside of Austin too - his spot was called a unanimous "must vi...
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Micklethwait: Austin, TX

BBQ Joint Finder

Stiles Switch BBQ and Brew

"Lance Kirkpatrick - Pitmaster"

6610 N. Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX 78757

Bossman's Pit Stop BBQ


Now Closed :(

Barbecue Slang

Outside Brown Refers to the outer bark of smoked pork—which turns dark, crispy, and smoky while on the pit.

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