By Cuisine

Carnivores Ball

Pictures from the 2014 Carnivores Ball in Melbourne

The two nights of the Carnivores Ball for Melbourne were a huge meaty success! Guests enjoyed fried chicken and biscuits, BBQ brisket and lamb, pork fat caramel donuts, deluxe goodie bags, bacon fat cooked peanuts and small batch preservative free jerky. Let’s just say...
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Australian BBQ Championships

In March of 2014, a pretty special event took place in Port Macquarie, Australia – the largest BBQ competition in Australia to date (and in my humble opinion, the first one that actually counted for something), the Blues and BBQ Festival. I was fortunate...
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BBQ Lamb Shoulder

Recently I was invited by Whole Foods to come and chat with Reece the Butcher about all things meat related. While there, I filmed this video of Reece breaking down a whole or Packer cut of brisket, so you can see exactly how the...
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Olivia

Olivia 2043 S Lamar St Austin, TX 78704 You know what’s really excellent? Brunch. It’s the meal that says “I got outta bed super late and I want something substantially more awesome than cereal or eggs”. It’s the meal that makes it ok to pour alcohol...
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crabby jack’s

Crabby Jacks 428 Jefferson Hwy Jefferson, LA 70121   Any visit to New Orleans should include a mandatory meal at Jacques-imo’s who are renowned for their “sounds weird and confronting but actually tastes delicious” dish, Shrimp & Alligator Cheesecake. Way out beyond the regular sightseeing haunts sits...
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Porfirio’s Tacos

Porfirio’s Tacos 1512 Holly St Austin, TX 78702, ph: 512 476 5030 Mon-Sat, 6am-1pm. Austin is a city obsessed with breakfast tacos. Moreso than any other place in the States, one might argue. You might be more used to seeing gentrified “breakfast burritos” with their overly-neat...
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Guide to Austin BBQ

There are quite literally hundreds of BBQ joints in the great state of Texas. Just look at this epic BBQ map from BBQ Snob, Daniel Vaughn. You may also notice a proliferation of dots around the Austin/Hill Country area – there are SO many...
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Opies BBQ

Opie’s BBQ 9504 Hwy 71 E Spicewood, TX 78669 About a 45 minute drive outside of Austin along Highway 71 you’ll find Opie’s BBQ, another big name in Hill Country smoked meats. A giant modern shed of a building, there is usually already a small line...
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2013 Holiday gift guide

Tis the season! Whether buying for a loved one, mate or hoping the happy fat man in the red suit will bring you something special, I’ve put together this list of fun gadgets, cool items and all-round saucesome gifts to help guide you through...
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El Chile

El Chile 1816 S 1st St Austin, TX 78704 Sometimes it’s a good thing to break up the BBQ, Burgers and Bloody Marys with a variety of other cuisines. Like, say, Tex Mex. While my go-to Mexican eatery on South First street is without doubt Polvos...