Father's Day Gifts
BBQ Crash Course
Chris Shepherd's "World BBQ" tour hits a Chinese barbecue spot and a top mom-and-pop ribs joint. Aug. 7; $180; houstonculinarytours.com.
Cookbook author Robb Walsh gives groups of 12 or fewer a two-hour BBQ tutorial. Aug. 8; $100; robbwalsh.com.
The Meat Science and Technology Center at Texas A&M University offers a BBQ seminar that includes butchering as well as making sauces and rubs. (Photo) June 3-5; $495; foodwaystexas.com.