Five Minutes With Kathryn Whitaker, Mom of 6 & “Live Big, Love Bigger” Author

by Lisa Davis on September 26, 2019

Kathryn Whitaker is a Dr Pepper super fan, Aggie-loving, Type A mom of six with a personality the size of Texas. As a native Texan, Whitaker's southern twang matches her Texas-sized sass. She met her husband...

#FoodieFriday: Pleased to “Meat” You, 60 Years of Flavor at Davila’s BBQ

by Dawn Robinette on June 14, 2019

Texans can’t get seem to get enough barbecue. We discuss it, we debate it, we celebrate it and, oh my, do we love eating it. But as much as we love this flavorful gift from...

Five Minutes With Ronnie Killen, Award-Winning Chef & Restaurateur

by Gabi De la Rosa on March 11, 2019

Brisket, boots and pizza? It seems like the unlikeliest of combinations, but there is one man that could make it work and that is Ronnie Killen. Famous for his BBQ, Killen has been cooking since...

With BBQ, Brews and Blues, Smoke Session Kicks Off Foodie Weekend in Austin

by Bebe Brown on November 2, 2018

The James Beard Foundation awards are the Oscars of the culinary world. So, on November 15, when the James Beard Foundation Smoke Session event arrives in Austin, that’s something no self-respecting foodie fan will want...

#TravelTuesday: B&B and BBQ, 24 Hours in Lockhart

by Jennifer Simonson on October 9, 2018

Texans have been making day trips to the barbecue mecca of Lockhart for eons. The county seat of Caldwell County, just 30 minutes south of Austin and an hour northeast of San Antonio, has traditionally...

Dripping Springs Welcomes New BBQ Restaurant, The Switch

by Natalie Gould Tomko on August 29, 2018

The team behind beloved Austin BBQ joint Stiles Switch recently opened a new restaurant in fast-growing Dripping Springs. Appropriately named The Switch, this restaurant blends classic Texas BBQ with elevated Cajun favorites. All photography by Michael Tomko ...

#TravelTuesday: Chevy + BBQ = Most Texan Roadtrip Ever

by Leeza Dennis on July 31, 2018

Life is busy. Between work, family and a decent social life, there’s hardly any time for rest and relaxation. This goes doubly so for Americans. We work relatively longer hours than the rest of the developed...

#Foodie Friday: Cruise Along to Texas 46 BBQ

by Dawn Robinette on June 29, 2018

There’s nothing better than exploring the back roads of Texas, especially when your destination includes barbecue. Thanks to Texas 46 BBQ, it’s easy to explore and land in the right spot: your destination is in...