Pic courtesy Houston Foodie

We’re always out of the country when the Houston Barbecue Festival heats up in Texas. But, if we were within striking distance of the Rocket City we’d go all in on this Lone Star-sized food party.

Here’s the lineup of smoked meat purveyors (ed note: any one of these joints could open in New Orleans and immediately stake claim to being the best barbecue in our city)

Ray’s BBQ Shack
Blood Bros. BBQ
Southern Q
Gatlin’s BBQ
Pizzitola’s Bar-B-Cue
Lenox Bar-B-Que
El Burro & the Bull
Victorian’s Barbecue
CorkScrew BBQ
Killen’s Barbecue
Pinkerton’s BBQ
Roegels Barbecue Co.
Harlem Road Texas BBQ
The Pit Room
Spring Creek Barbeque
The Brisket House
Tin Roof BBQ
Louie Mueller Barbecue
Southside Market & BBQ
Buck’s Barbeque Co
Feges BBQ
Tejas Chocolate & BBQ
Fainmous BBQ

Pre-sale tickets are $50 for working stiffs and $100 for the gentry
Once pre-sale is over expect to pay $60 and $120 respectively


Sunday April 14th 2019


Humble Civic Center,
8233 Will Clayton Pkwy
Humble, Texas

New Orleans is the best eating city in the U.S but you’d starve to death if you went looking for Texas-level barbecue.

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