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Support Black-Owned Restaurants in Austin
We’ve put together a list of more than 60 great spots
"...Bigg Belly BBQ Co. (Food Truck)..."

June 2, 2020 Food Post by Jessi Cape

An Interview With "The Julia Child of BBQ"
Grill Master Steven Raichlen shares recipes from his new book
"...taking part in the State of Texas High School BBQ Championship in Burnet. The Chronicle spoke to him by..."

April 30, 2019 Food Post by Rod Machen

Election Night Party People
Celebrate (or commiserate) with the candidates
"...Lewis Conway Jr. (D1): Willie's BBQ, 4505 MLK..."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Texas Book Festival 2018: The Full List
Lineup includes Cecile Richards, Julián Castro, + 280 more
"...Barrow – Pie Squared: Irresistibly Easy Sweet and Savory Slab Pies Fey Berman – Mexamerica: Una Cultura Naciendo Michael..."

Aug. 29, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Announcing The Austin Chronicle’s Battle of the Briskets!
30 local brisket masters compete for Best Brisket in Austin title
"...The Contenders Black’s BBQ – 3110 Guadalupe, 78705 Brown’s Bar-B-Que – 1901 S...."

May 31, 2018 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Dip, Sip, & ’Que: A Texas Trilogy
Day Trips on the best barbecue and swimming holes in Central Texas
"...the juicy brisket is an excellent choice. Kent Black’s BBQ is a little closer to the San Marcos River..."

June 30, 2016 AAN Post by Gerald E. McLeod

SXSW Music: Live at the BBQ
Wyclef Jean, Trae tha Truth, Bun B, 2 Chainz, DJ Khaled, Nas
" SXSW, Nas-backed magazine/label Mass Appeal’s Live at the BBQ rap event waylaid the insides of the Austin Music..."

March 18, 2016 SXSW Post by Kahron Spearman

Food Food Food Fest
Your guide to the best festival eating
"...Cheese Kitchen will get you through Peaches, and old-school-obsessed SLAB BBQ is the obvious pairing for Wu-Tang. East Side..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Best of Austin Party 2015
Winners of this year's "Best of Austin" awards celebrated in a big way at the American Legion Hall at the Charles Young House on Lady Bird Lake.
"...night with chow from Pink Avocado, Curra's, Via 313, Slab BBQ, and Baked By Amy's, and of course, libations..."

Sept. 18, 2015 Photo Gallery

Food-o-File: Friday Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...entertainment from the Eggmen, look for food from Chi'Lantro BBQ, the Peached Tortilla, Dock & Roll Diner, and Slab..."

March 20, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

This Land Is Pie Land
The best places to satisfy your lust for crust
"...4-7pm on Tuesday, Nov. 25, or from 11am-2pm at SLAB BBQ (9012 Research) on Wednesday, Nov. 26...."

Nov. 14, 2014 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Straight Outta Austin
SLAB's new take on old-school barbecue
"...SLAB BBQ9012 Research, 512/351-9977 Mon.-Sat., 11am-10pm"

Oct. 31, 2014 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

National Magazines Have Eyes on Austin Food
Food trailer and piemakers garner national attention
"...Wagon (24th & Nueces) Tuesdays-Sundays, 4-10pm; at the new SLAB BBQ (9012 Research); the Barton Creek Farmers' Market on..."

Aug. 26, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

The Austin barbecue scene smokes out some new contenders
"...trip to Charleston for a South Carolina vs. Texas BBQ Invitational, pit boss John Lewis hasn't had time to..."

Aug. 1, 2014 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Take Me Out to the Ballgame
I'll stick with peanuts and Cracker Jack
" siphon food dollars away from the Salt Lick BBQ across the parking lot, or the Torchy's Tacos just..."

July 18, 2014 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Trailers on the move, and the Austin food community loses a friend
"...In other barbecue trailer news, Mark Avalos of SLAB BBQ (W. 24th & San Antonio) has added a..."

May 23, 2014 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Gay Place: Howdy, Sailor
Gayest. South by. Ever.
"...RECORDS SHOWCASE The French Inhales, Manateees (Memphis). Burgers, dogs, BBQ, and BYOB. Sat., March 16, noon. 2208 E. 18th...."

March 15, 2013 Column by Kate X Messer

Playback: Heart Transplant
The future of Ray Hennig's Heart of Texas Music, Austin Vintage Guitars, and the HighBall called into question.
"...he said. Behind him, a chalkboard read: "July 4th BBQ All Out Smoke Out. Last day to smoke inside."..."

July 6, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Dining Del Lago 2012
Family recipes need some revamping
"...the same apple-bacon slaw is featured on the chipotle BBQ baby back ribs ($15), the Presidio Tos­tadas with roasted..."

June 29, 2012 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Day Trips
"...Novosad's BBQ and Sausage Market in Hallettsville takes great pride in..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Tasting 2002
The year in food
"...9. Din Ho Chinese BBQ (8557 Research, 832-8788): Unctuous and meltingly tender roast ducks..."

Jan. 3, 2003 Food Feature

Instant Thanksgiving!
Advice for the Culinarily Challenged
"...Ruby's BBQ: 10-12lb., $40; 12-14lb., $45; 8-10lb. bone-in breast, $45..."

Nov. 22, 2002 Food Feature by Mick Vann

The 2002 Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll
Readers Poll
"...Runners-upRudy's Country Store & BBQ, County Line, The Iron Works..."

May 24, 2002 Food Feature

Readers Poll
"...MENTIONGreen Mesquite, Artz Rib House, Iron Works Barbecue, Sam's BBQHamburgerHut's HamburgersRUNNERS-UPCasino el Camino, Dan's Hamburgers..."

May 25, 2001 Food Feature

Readers Poll
"...Z'Tejas Grill, Thai KitchenBEST BARBECUEThe Salt LickRUNNERS-UPCounty Line, Ruby's BBQ, Rudy's..."

May 12, 2000 Food Feature

At Home in the Outpost
R.O.'s Outpost, 17 miles west of Austin in the Hill Country, serves the kind of food, reviewer Mick Vann reports, that "the old folks grew up on, and the kind rarely found these days in our modern, fast-food, a-go-go world."
"...or quail, superb sides, a sandwich, or just a slab of pie, jump in the cruiser and head west..."

Jan. 14, 2000 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Links in a Chain
" old-fashioned air about it. Outside of the standard BBQ fare, the restaurant does some memorable baby back ribs..."

May 21, 1999 Food Feature

Public Notice
Pedal Pushers
"...Sun, May 17, 3pm at the venerable venue and slab shack on Red River. Nancy Scott, Ginger Leigh, Bent..."

May 22, 1998 Column by Kate X Messer

Burgers, Burgers Everywhere
The Chronicle Guide to Hamburgers in Austin
"...pico de gallo, hot sauce, melted cheese, jalapeño cheese, BBQ sauce. Plus, steak-cut fries, fried onion rings, and grilled..."

June 20, 1997 Food Feature

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