John Avila, a Franklin Barbecue alumnus, has migrated to New York City to open a Texas BBQ joint on Flatbush Avenue.
Avila had previously toiled under legendary Austin baker Melissa Brinkman of Cake & Spoon.
New York’s barbecue world in in blazes right now with Daniel Delaney anchoring BrisketTown and native Texan Ari White running the kitchen of Hakadosh BBQ.
That’s alright, we’ve still got it good in Texas.
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