Friday, July 27, 2012

Still no joint of his own, but Clyde Biggins wins more BBQ fans


The first time we sampled the cooking of Clyde Biggins, the former Dallas BBQ king who is trying to make a comeback after nearly 17 years in prison, we arrived with about 10 Posse members and friends.

The food was great. So was the company.

That was a month ago. Since then, Clyde's fame has grown, even though he still doesn't have a joint of his own, just a portable smoker.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Tuel's M&ET Barbeque - Doing it right in Gilmer


On our way to Jefferson to last Saturday, we discovered an interesting new BBQ joint on Hwy. 154 about three miles west of Gilmer in the Kelsey bottom. Tuel's M&ET Barbeque was just about to finish their fourth week in business the following Tuesday.

Monday, July 2, 2012

Rebuilt from the ground up, Jospeh's Riverport BBQ is back in a big way


There were smiles all around on Saturday at Joseph's Riverport Bar-B-Cue in historic downtown Jefferson.

Five and a half months after a devastating fire that completely destroyed the building, owner and pitmaster Stephen Joseph reopened on Thursday to swarms of old friends and townsfolk who appreciate some of the best BBQ on this side the state.