Meet the Women at the Forefront of Texas BBQ
Tootsie Tomanetz of Snow’s BBQ in Lexington, TX
If you aren’t already familiar with the James Beard Award-nominated “first lady of Texas barbecue,” get to know this living legend.
Pat Mares of Ruby’s BBQ in Austin
Though she retired and closed Ruby’s this winter, she paved the way for Austin’s barbecue scene.
Kim Dunn of Pit Stop Bar-B-Q in Temple, TX
She’s the owner and sole employee of her destination-worthy joint.
LeAnn Mueller and Ali Clem of Austin's la Barbecue
The co-owners came up with all new recipes, all new cooking processes and a whole new concept in three days to open what's known as the rival of Franklin BBQ.
Laura Loomis of San Antonio’s Two Bros BBQ
She never thought she’d be a pit hand, let alone a pitmaster.
Jess Pryles, the Hardcore Carnivore
If it has to do with meat, this Australian-born Texas-based author, speaker and Jane of all trades has a hand in it.