(ROCKDALE) A new barbeque restaurant already making waves in Central Texas has been added to a major competition.
Brett`s Backyard BBQ in Rockdale was named Monday to the Houston versus Austin 2018 BBQ Throwdown to be held December 9th in Austin. The event, put together by the Houston BBQ Festival and Friends & Allies Brewing, announced the 2nd annual festival lineup Monday, which will feature the top barbecue restaurants across the Houston and Austin areas. Brett`s Backyard BBQ has only been open a couple of weeks, but is already making a name for itself in Central Texas. A number of premier BBQ pitmasters have frequented the place, including Hall of Fame Pitmaster Tootsie Tamonetz of Snow`s in Lexington and defending champion of this event, John Brotherton of Brotherton`s Black Iron Eats. Tickets to the event are available at houatxbbq2018.eventbrite.com