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ATX vs HOU BBQ Throwdown 2018

The second annual ATX vs HOU BBQ Throwdown was in Austin this year. I missed the first edition in Houston last year where Austin brought home all the hardware. LeRoy & Lewis and Brotherton’s Black Iron Barbecue were the big winners. This year's version took place at the Friends and Allies Brewing Company. Bodacious Bar-B-Q from Longview and Brett's Backyard Bar-B-Que from Rockdale participated as wildcard entries. There was a lot of delicious bites to be had on this day. A rundown of them:


Banger's Sausage House - Pastrami beef tongue taco (refried ranch beans, jalapeƱo slaw, and salsa verde) & Eastern Carolina whole hog sandwich (coleslaw, pork rib, and Carolina style BBQ sauce on a potato bun)

Brotherton’s Black Iron Barbecue - Ribeye steak & brisket

LeRoy & Lewis Barbecue - Smoked Lengua (confit 44 Farms beef tongue, hominy elotes, Big Red onions, fermented hatch salsa and cilantro)

Micklethwait Craft Meats - Beef rib, demi-glace, creamy polenta, gorg…

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