Houston Restaurant: Barbecue Tour

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If you want to be a part of the latest Houston Restaurant Barbecue Tour, you better get a spot early. There are still a few places left on the bus to join one of Houston's favorite food writers on June 19, 2010 to get a taste of four distinct styles of Texas barbecue: African-American, Mexican barbacoa, German meat market, and open pit barbecue.

The four to five hour tour will excite and delight guest as they get samples of bar-b-que done right, in these four Texas styles.

Houston Food Tour Highlights

Some of the bright points of the Houston food tour will be some unforgettable experiences in which guest will have the once in a lifetime privileged to :

  • Learn from the experts the culinary differences of the styles of barbecue
  • See the huge barbecue pits in restaurants
  • Meet the real kings of smoked meat, the pit bosses

An air of mystery surrounds the names of the restaurants that will be visited. They're are being guarded with the secrecy of a covert CIA mission, until a few minutes before the tour.

Houston Food Tour Info

  • When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, June 19, 2010
  • Place: Visitors Center, City Hall, 901 Bagby Street
  • Parking: Theater District Garage on Rusk between Smith and Bagby
  • Seats Available: 22
  • Cost: $80.00. Check or Credit Card.
  • Reservations: Please call Sandra Lord at (713) 222-9255 for details.

This delectable Houston restaurant bar-b-que tour will be led by award winning restaurant reviewer Rob Walsh, who will have a few autographed copies of his cookbooks on hand for purchase, including "Legends of Texas Barbecue Cookbook".

Mr. Walsh is best known in Houston for his work as a food writer for the Houston Press from 2000-2010. He regularly conducts sold out food tours in Houston and other parts of the country when he's not busy working on his new book, blog, or speaking to food lovers.