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Prolong the Flavor of Summer: Order America’s Best BBQ at 15% Off!


There’s no need to mourn the end of summer yet–especially since we’re offering 15% off on world-class ribs, brisket, pulled pork and more! Just use promotion code NLBBQ813 when you order from our outstanding barbecue partners–who happen to be the best barbecue joints in Texas, Memphis, and Cincinnati–and you can throw one (or several!) backyard cookouts without the work. That ... Read More »

Ultimate Guide to the Grill Master


Whether you’re a backyard BBQ beginner or a long-time grilling enthusiast, you’re bound to find helpful tips in our newest infographic, “Ultimate Guide to the Grill Master.” Read on to learn about the different barbecue styles that are popular throughout the country, how to know when to use direct versus indirect heat, the best way to grill different types of ... Read More »

Traveling the Texas Barbecue Trail


Traveling the Texas Barbecue Trail If you’re looking for the ultimate road trip with enough food and country charm to fill even the biggest of plates, bring your appetite and cowboy hat on a trip along the famous Texas Barbecue Trail. The Barbecue Belt Situated right in the heart of Central Texas, the “trail” is a semi-loop that includes four ... Read More »

BBQ Throwdown: Which Regional Style Reigns Supreme?


BBQ Throwdown: Which Regional Style Reigns Supreme? We at FoodyDirect have often pondered the phrase, “American as apple pie.” After all, apple pie is actually an English dish first mentioned in the Canterbury Tales—well before America was even a twinkle in the pilgrims’ eyes. To us, no cooking style says USA like barbecue. Far more than peanuts or Cracker Jacks, ... Read More »

Summer Party Planning – The Ultimate Backyard BBQ

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Summer Party Planning: The Ultimate Backyard BBQ With temperatures soaring across most of the country, you can either bemoan the state of your air conditioning electric bill or you can celebrate the warmer weather with a backyard barbecue! After all, nothing says summer like meat on the grill and drinks enjoyed outside on the patio. But if you want your ... Read More »

What Makes Texas BBQ Unique


  As the popularity of Texas-style smoked meat spreads across the country, a great philosophical question is emerging: What makes Texas barbecue different from other barbecue? The answers are many and can lead to intense debates: Beef versus pork, dry rubs versus sauce, wood versus charcoal, indirect heat versus direct, Austin versus Memphis or Kansas City or Carolina. At the ... Read More »

Summer Entertaining Idea: An Award-winning Rib Taste-off!


Here’s a fun way to elevate your next backyard barbecue without escalating the workload: Host a barbecued rib taste-off featuring finger licking slabs of meat from the nation’s top barbecue joints! Just order two or more of the following rib packages, set the table, and invite friends. Once you reheat the savory slabs (with easy included directions), you can pit ... Read More »

Texas BBQ Phenomenon


We are excited to announce that we will be featuring monthly guest posts from Gary Jacobson, a longtime journalist and co-founder of Texas BBQ Posse. Gary is extremely knowledgeable and passionate on the subject of barbecue, and we think you’ll enjoy his insights. Without further adieu, here’s Gary! Texas BBQ Phenomenon by Gary Jacobson Some might call it a resurgence ... Read More »

Cookout Best Bet: Black’s Barbecue Beef Ribs


      Just look at these beef ribs. So big (a whopping nine inches each!), juicy, and smoked to fall-off-the-bone perfection, they speak for themselves. But here’s what they can’t tell you: They come from Black’s Barbecue, the oldest continuously family owned barbecue restaurant in the United States, which still sets the standard for Texas-style slow-smoked meats. If you want ... Read More »

Free Shipping on Our Tastiest Father’s Day Gifts!


Dad’s day is June 16, which means there’s no time to waste in finding the right way to show your appreciation. Luckily, we’ve got your gift-giving covered. Behold three amazing barbecue gifts that will be sent straight to Dad’s door with FREE SHIPPING! Just hurry up and order by midnight on June 10th for arrival by June 14.   Texas ... Read More »