Celebrity Chef Michael Symon On His Way to Palms

Celebrity Chef Michael Symon On His Way to Palms

There’s been a flurry of activity at Palms in recent weeks, mainly involving restaurants and other venues closing as Red Rock Resorts (Station Casinos) moves into its new digs. News about what’s in store for Palms is light, but now we’re hearing the resort has inked a...
BBQ Joint Number 51

BBQ Joint Number 51

June has been barbecue month at Texas Monthly. After a four-year wait (and thousands of miles and hundreds of joints), our new Top 50 BBQ joint list was finally released. It’s been a good month for both the magazine and—we hope—those who made the barbecue list. For...
The List: The Top 50 Barbecue Joints in Texas

The List: The Top 50 Barbecue Joints in Texas

Texas barbecue has no peer on earth.” That’s what I immodestly declared in 2013, when we published our fourth list of the fifty best barbecue joints in the state. We were right, of course, but I did wonder: Had we peaked? Was there nowhere to go but down? Four years...

Parlez-Vous BBQ?

Le Havre, he was ready. It had been more than a year since the Paris native had first decided to take on a preposterous task—to open an authentic Texas barbecue joint in the haughtiest of the world’s gastronomic capitals—and now he was about to face perhaps his single...
Review: Brick’s Smoked Meats has strong opening

Review: Brick’s Smoked Meats has strong opening

New barbecue restaurant in downtown Sarasota had official debut Tuesday A meat platter at Brick’s Smoked Meats includes St. Louis Ribs, USDA Prime Brisket, Jalapeno Cheddar Sausage and pulled pork. [Herald-Tribune staff photo / Thomas Bender]...

Brick’s Smoked Meats Plans to Open Downtown

The new restaurant is billed as an homage to the cuisine of central Texas, with brisket, tacos and a bar that emphasizes bourbons and tequilas. Mark Gabrick of Brick’s Barbeque at the Sarasota Farmers Market in 2014 IMAGE: SARASOTA MAGAZINE For real this time: Brick’s...
Big Apple Barbecue Block Party 2017: See the Line Up

Big Apple Barbecue Block Party 2017: See the Line Up

The Big Apple Barbecue Block Party — one of the nation’s premiere barbecue events — is slated to return to Madison Square Park on June 10 and 11. In celebration of the 15th year, the charity event benefitting the Madison Square Park Conservancy will host 15 pitmasters...