— Since it's all politics all the time right now, Texas Monthly's Daniel Vaughn had some fun inventing barbecue-related slogans for Austin, including Aaron Franklin and his meat-filled ticket. Brisket would win for president over ribs, though.
— What’s important while barbecuing to Aaron Franklin? Air flow and maintaining the temperature. His tips are among more chefs, low and high, in a USA Today roundup, including Guy Fieri, Pat LaFrieda, and actress Ali Larter.