Houston Barbecue History
How Anthony Bourdain Came to Love Houston BBQ
“Don’t send me some froufrou chef with perfect hair!” David Klose yelled into the phone when a television producer asked if he would host a New York-based chef who wanted to learn about Texas barbecue.
The year was 2001, and Klose was famous for making pits for some of Houston’s best barbecue joints. The producer figured that if anyone knew where to take the visiting chef, it was Klose.
A version of this article originally appeared in the Houston Chronicle.
Houston Chronicle Barbecue Columnist
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