Sunday, October 31, 2010

Event Announcement: Hunters Bar-B-Q (Bandera, TX)

When: Friday, November 5, 2010, 3:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Where: Mansfield Park ~ Bandera, Texas
More information: Highlights of the Hunters Bar-B-Q and Outdoor Exposition are displays showcasing the latest in hunting equipment, guns, knives, recreational vehicles, deer blinds, feeders and outdoor supplies, as well as local exhibitors' wares and gift ideas. Country music fills the Show Barn throughout the event. In the evening, plates of succulent barbecue brisket with all the trimmings are served. Home-cooked brisket meal with all the trimmings, tea and dessert. Age 12 and older: $10. Ages 3 - 11: $8. Children under 3: FREE. Serving begins at 5:30 p.m. After the meal, the famous live auction will feature something for everybody. Families can enjoy the BB gun shooting gallery and interactive hunting exhibits. The drawings for the 30-Gun Raffle will also be held during the evening. Call 830-796-3280 for more info.

Penultimate pics from the Hill Country BBQ & Chili Cook-Off

More from the Hill Country BBQ & Chili Cook-Off (San Marcos, TX)

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Free brisket for closest UT-Baylor prediction!!!

Keep those Rangers-Giants predictions rolling in, for the chance to win 4 lbs. of BBQ from Texas pitmaster John Mueller. John is now making gameday even better. UT & Baylor square off in Austin at 6 PM Central. Closest final-score prediction gets a free, whole brisket from John! Spread the word!!!

Friday, October 29, 2010

4 lbs. of fun heading someone's way...

Time for this weekend's giveaway from Texas pitmaster John Mueller. Mixing it up this time with our first non-football contest. Rangers are down 0-2 to the Giants in the World Series but are heading back to Arlington for Game 3 (tomorrow night). Closest final-score prediction gets his/her choice of 4 pounds of brisket, sausage, pork ribs, and/or beef ribs. Tiebreaker question: Which team scores first? (If we need a 2nd tiebreaker, we'll draw a name from a hat.) All entries must be received by the first pitch. Email me, leave it as a comment to this post, or hit us up on Facebook or Twitter.

Turkey at Cooper's Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que (Llano, TX)

First of 12 stops last Friday and Saturday: Turkey at Cooper's in Llano. Friday around 10:30 in the morning.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Event Announcement: The Q Card Launch Party for Old School BBQ & Grill

What: The Q Card Launch Party for Old School BBQ & Grill
When: Saturday, November 6, 10am-until
Where: WB Saloon & Cycles, 621 Chandler Street, Blanco, TX
Details: The Q Card and WB Saloon & Cycles are teaming up with Old School BBQ & Grill to throw the baddest BBQ bash Blanco has ever seen. Combining The Q Card's official launch party for Old School and WB Saloon's monthy First Saturday Party, this will be a whole day of BBQ, drinks, live music, and good times. Also, the party will serve as a meet-and-greet for the social-network site "Biker or Not." Come and go as you please. The Q Card will be there selling cards for a few hours, starting at 10 AM (We'll be running a special on cards, so it's a great time to buy.). Old School will start serving its smokey school-bus BBQ around 1 PM. The music goes til midnite. Plan to be there, people!!! RSVP via Facebook (but RSVP not required).

Winners of Texas BBQ Giveaway #6

As always, it was our pleasure to bring you another Texas BBQ Giveaway. Thanks to everyone who entered for the chance to win a tin of Griller's Rub from Rubio Spice Company (Laredo, TX); and a special thanks to Rubio Spice for making the giveaway possible. The lucky rub winners are...

Ben Wolfe (Austin, TX)

Dale Thomas (domicile TBD)

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Save 55% at Green Mesquite (Austin)

Still time left to spend $9 and get $20 worth of food/drink at the Southpark Meadows location of Green Mesquite BBQ (Austin), courtesy of our friends at!!!

Google Map updated.

This weekend's West Texas stops have been added to Man Up's Google Map. Check it out, to see where we've been since we started this thing (71 joints so far in 2010).

The rest from Hatfield's

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

RJ's Bar-B-Que (Austin, TX) is closed.

Drove by The Original Richard Jones Bar-B-Que on South Congress (Austin) last night and noticed last night that it's closed. An Indian restaurant is taking its place. I wish all of the RJ's family the best.

Outside Woody's

Inside Woody's