Empire Control Room
"...My mighty meaty weekend started before noon last Friday with a 79-cent pork chop lunch at Perry's Steakhouse (read more about this in our On the Range blog) and ended with a meat coma induced by the third annual Texas Monthly BBQ Festival on the City Terrace at the Long Center. Try as I might, there was no way I could sample the brisket, ribs, and sausages at each of the more than 20 exemplary barbecue joints invited to this year's fest..."
"...More Critical to BBQ Pit Design: Cloaking Technology or Light-speed Warp Drives?..."
"...JMueller BBQ (1502 S. First) is now open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11am until it runs out of meat, and I finally managed to get there in time to try it a couple of weeks back..."
"...Celebrity chef sightings were the Austin culinary equivalent of Where's Waldo last week as excited local chefs and eager fans speculated about which restaurant or food truck might be anointed next. We've heard there were plenty of tacos consumed, that Tom Colicchio dined at Foreign & Domestic, that Anthony Bourdain swooned over the barbecue at Franklin and JMueller BBQ (no surprise), and that he and his crew missed some toothsome pork cheeks at 3 Little Pigs due to a communication snafu..."
"...Nowhere is the burgeoning growth of the local food scene more evident than along South First Street from Riverside to Oltorf, long famous as Austin's Tex-Mex mile. Besides a variety of cuisines offered in four busy food trailer parks, intrepid diners can now choose JMueller BBQ (1502 S..."
"...Our South Austin scouts report seeing a trailer, a pit, and picnic tables on the lot at South First that is home to JMueller BBQ, but as yet, no one has reported actually tasting any meat. We've been told the new trailer passed inspection and the pit has been prepared, so we're looking forward to some of that wonderful brisket any day now..."
"...26. A recon mission at that address revealed a vacant lot sporting a sign that says "Future Home of JMueller BBQ," but no dining facilities and no pit are evident..."