texas monthly http://kut.org en How the Ongoing Drought is Affecting Texas BBQ http://kut.org/post/how-ongoing-drought-affecting-texas-bbq <p>Barbecue is sacrosanct in the Lone Star State, with brisket being&nbsp;<a href="http://www.texasmonthly.com/story/paul-burkas-case-against-chili-being-the-state-dish-of-texas">arguably the most Texan</a> of dishes. But since 2006, Texas' extended drought has proved a problem for ranchers. In 2011 –&nbsp;the driest year on record –&nbsp;many cattle ranchers gave up, choosing to sell off as they watched their land dry up.</p><p>That wave of sell-offs not only affected Texas ranchers, but also affected the bounty of beef ribs, chopped beef and beautifully marbled brisket throughout the state.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.tmbbq.com/">Texas Monthly BBQ editor</a>&nbsp;Daniel Vaughn tells Texas Standard's David Brown it's not only caused beef prices to rise, but could affect the taste and quality of Texas barbecue for years to come.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/134319836&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe><br /> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 20:09:56 +0000 Emily Donahue 9767 at http://kut.org How the Ongoing Drought is Affecting Texas BBQ Texas Monthly's 2013 Bum Steer of the Year: Lance Armstrong http://kut.org/post/texas-monthlys-2013-bum-steer-year-lance-armstrong <p></p><p>Here’s one accolade Lance Armstrong might not be so proud of:&nbsp;<em>Texas Monthly</em>’s annual&nbsp;<a href="http://www.tmdailypost.com/article/bum-steers/our-2013-bum-steer-year">Bum Steer of the Year Award</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>Austin’s Armstrong made international headlines this year when he was&nbsp;<a href="http://kutnews.org/post/its-official-armstrong-stripped-tour-de-france-titles-updated">stripped of his seven Tour de France titles</a>&nbsp;due of doping allegations. “It’s something we wrestled with, for sure, but I don’t think anybody can really argue [with the fact] that there’s been a spectacular fall from grace for one of our heroes here in Texas,”&nbsp;<em>Monthly</em>&nbsp;editor-in-chief Jake Silverstein tells&nbsp;KUT&nbsp;News.</p><p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 18:30:10 +0000 Tyler Pratt 5916 at http://kut.org Texas Monthly's 2013 Bum Steer of the Year: Lance Armstrong Perry is Texas Monthly's Bum Steer of the Year http://kut.org/post/perry-texas-monthlys-bum-steer-year <p>Oops, they did it again.</p> Thu, 15 Dec 2011 16:55:22 +0000 Evan Smith, Texas Tribune 3224 at http://kut.org Perry is Texas Monthly's Bum Steer of the Year Texas Monthly To Celebrate Gary Cartwright http://kut.org/post/texas-monthly-celebrate-gary-cartwright <p><a href="http://www.texasmonthly.com/"><em>Texas Monthly</em></a> and the <a href="http://www.thewittliffcollections.txstate.edu/">Witliff Collections at Texas State University-San Marcos</a> will celebrate the career of Gary Cartwright on Thursday. The longtime contributor retired from the magazine over the summer.</p> Wed, 10 Nov 2010 22:26:54 +0000 & Janani Kasturi 240 at http://kut.org