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BBQ State of Mind

Sep 8, 2019

The owners of Roegels Barbecue recently went on a pilgrimage in the American South seeking knowledge about cooking whole hogs. They share their favorite spots from the trip with Chris and Alison – and their plan to offer whole-hog specials at their Houston barbecue joint.


Aug 27, 2019

Galveston island may not be known as a craft barbecue hotbed. But the opening of Buck’s Barbeque Co. – a Central Texas-style barbecue joint from a pitmaster who has built a considerable fan base in Houston -- may change that view.

Housed in the former Farley Girls Café on the east end of the Island, Buck’s is the...


Jun 18, 2019

H-E-B’s director of culinary development, Randy Evans, and director of restaurants, Kristin Irvin, discuss how the beloved Texas supermarket chain developed its in-store barbecue business with Chris and Greg.


May 30, 2019

Jamie and Karen Fain, owners of beloved Meyerland barbecue joint Fainmous, talk with Chris and Greg about their Tennessee-style smoked meats (a rarity in Texas!) and how a slow-and-steady business plan has led them to a new project in Sawyer Yards opening this fall.


Apr 25, 2019

Dr. Stephen Pustilnik’s desire for better autopsy knives led to a side career as a knifemaker whose customers include top chefs and Texas pitmasters — and members of his own medical community.