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Food & Drink

A UT Dallas Chemist Explains How to Scientifically Smoke a Brisket

Jeremiah Gassensmith usually spends his days running the Gassensmith Lab at the university. But last semester, he took his love of chemistry and merged it with his love of cooking.
A delicious pile of Lockhart Smokehouse barbecue (brisket, links, pickles, deviled eggs) on a wood cutting board.

Where to Secure Super Good Grub for Super Bowl LVI

From takeout kits to barbecue spreads to grill-ready meats, here’s where to tackle your snack strategy for February 13. Plus: Super Bowl watch parties.
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Q&A: Texas Monthly’s Daniel Vaughn on This Year’s Top 50 Texas Barbecue Joints

SideDish sits down with barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn about the making of this year’s list and DFW’s role in it.
A packed tray of barbecue (ribs, links, beans, mac, slaw, bread) from Goldee's Barbecue

11 DFW Places Earn a Spot on Texas Monthly’s Top 50 Barbecue Joints List

Every four years, the Texas magazine releases its compendium of top-notch ‘cue joints. Safe to say, we’re not blowing smoke when it comes to great barbecue.
Kent Rathbun's Curbside BBQ

Kent Rathbun’s Curbside BBQ Is the Best Tailgate Takeout

But why take that brisket home when you can just party in the Lovers Seafood parking lot?


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Lockhart Smokehouse Pitmaster-Chef to Open Crossbuck BBQ in Farmers Branch

After a decade of sticking to classic Texas 'cue, Tim McLaughlin is branching out. (Yes, that was a pun. No, I'm not ashamed.)
A packed tray of barbecue (ribs, links, beans, mac, slaw, bread) from Goldee's Barbecue
Restaurant Review

Goldee’s Barbecue Doesn’t Chase Trends, It Honors Tradition

The (somewhat) new Fort Worth joint stays true to Central Texas barbecue: perfectly executed simplicity.
By Daniel Walker

Heim BBQ’s Dallas Arrival Is the Buzziest Barbecue Opening of 2020

The Fort Worth–based barbecue spot brings its bacon burnt ends to Dallas on October 22.
By Reagan Williamson

Smokey John’s Bar-B-Que Juneteenth Shoebox Lunch Is a History Lesson

Some of the proceeds from the food special, which runs June 19 through July 4, will support businesses owned by women and people of color.
By Abby Blasingame
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Where to Support Local, Black-Owned Food and Drink Businesses in Dallas

From vegan pop-ups to soul food to smoky-good barbecue, acting with your dollars matters.