# National barbecue month
10 hot tips for National BBQ Month in DFW
Barbecue in North Texas is a way of life. Brisket from Pecan Lodge is just one of many delicious offerings.Kristina Rowe. As a cuisine, Texas Barbecue is hot enough not to need a food holiday, but barbecue as a food group actually has more than one time to celebrate. Yesterday, May 16 was National Barbecue Day, and the entire month of May is National BBQ Month. It's important to note that here in North Texas, barbecue doesn't mean "cook hamburgers out on the grill." You can call that a barbecue if you want, but when we say barbecue, we mean smoked meat, usually the "Texas Trinity" of brisket, ribs and sausage.