Barbecue in Europe? Yes. Well, but good bar barbecue in Europe? Yes. You’re kidding, right? Nope. Stayed tuned for news and reviews! Continue reading European Tour de Barbecue
Once again I’m late posting Jim Shahin’s “Smoke Signals” article, but here it is. https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/food/for-an-easter-surprise-heres-a-cut-of-lamb-youve-got-to-start-smoking/2016/03/20/f32d06e8-ec85-11e5-b0fd-073d5930a7b7_story.html As the article indicates, lamb belly is really hard to find, especially since it doesn’t really come from the belly of a lamb. The lamb belly industry, such as it is, apparently wants you to think, “bacon!” That’s understandable. I like to think, “bacon!” as much as the next guy, … Continue reading Smoked Lamb Belly!
We were in San Diego for a few nights and I had planned on a trip to Phil’s BBQ. I don’t really think of San Diego as a barbecue town. It’s a fish taco town. I think I had my first fish taco there, and last year we had great, great fish tacos at Bluewater. But Phil’s, incredibly, has well over 10,000 Yelp reviews and … Continue reading San Diego, California
You may not think of Palm Springs, California, as a place for barbecue. You think of movie stars, Elvis (did you know he spent his honeymoon there?), Sinatra, etc. Half of the streets in Palm Springs seem to be named after movie stars. Barbecue is hot there, and no place is hotter than the Smoke Tree. The Desert Sun gave it a good review, and … Continue reading Smoke Tree BBQ Bar and Grill, Palm Springs, California
Nancy and I flew to California last week and changed planes in Austin. We left BWI at O dark 30, and it was breakfast taco time when we landed in Austin. The airport is blessed with a Salt Lick outpost, and the Salt Lick makes good brisket. I’ve been to the original Salt Lick out in the hills in Driftwood, Texas, which is situated right … Continue reading Salt Lick Barbecue, Austin, Texas Airport