Those lengthy smoked meat pilgrimages to the Hill Country may no longer be necessary when Brenham’s Truth BBQ makes its debut in Houston.
Truth BBQ pitmaster Leonard Botello IV will make his first foray outside of Brenham into a “prime location inside the 610 Loop” in Houston in the coming months, announces a press release. No word yet on which neighborhood Botello will choose, but the Houston native has reportedly been searching for the perfect location for the past several months. Read More
LAST MONTH Jakeisha Wilmore reported for Houstonia that rumors had been swirling that Brenham’s Truth Barbeque would open an outpost in Houston soon. Now, via a press release, we’ve learned that it’s true. Pitmaster and owner Leonard Botello IV will debut a Houston location “in a prime location inside the 610 Loop,” the release stated. There are no details yet on exactly when that new restaurant will arrive. Read More
A barbecue restaurant in Brenham, Texas, and a popular pop-up are planning to put down roots in Houston.
Brenham's Truth BBQ announced June 30 it will open its second restaurant inside the 610 Loop. However, the exact location and timeline for opening haven’t been disclosed yet.
Truth’s proprietor, 29-year-old Leonard Botello IV, is a third-generation restaurateur, according to a press release. He’s the youngest pitmaster ranked on Texas Monthly’s Top 10 Barbecue Joints in Texas, per the release.
Truth, which opened in 2015, specializes in Central Texas BBQ, authentic sides, and homemade multilayered cakes. Houston restaurateur Johnny Carrabba is an investor in Truth. Read More
It’s been a standout year for restaurateur and pit master Leonard Botello IV. After merely two years in business, Botello’s Brenham-based Truth BBQ not only became one of Texas’ must-visit barbecue destinations, garnering hours-long waits every weekend, but Truth also landed a highly coveted Top 10 spot on Texas’ Monthly The 50 Best Barbecue Joints in Texas rankings.
But Botello’s not resting on his recent success. The 29-year-old ,third-generation restaurateur revealed that he is bringing a second-iteration of Truth BBQ to Houston. Read More
One of the fastest rising stars in Texas barbecue has made it official: He’s coming to Houston. Leonard Botello IV announced Friday that he will open a second location of his acclaimed restaurant Truth Barbeque in H-Town.
Since opening in 2015, Botello’s locale in Brenham has become a must visit destination for barbecue fans. Texas Monthly recognized it as the 10th best barbecue joint in the state in its recent ranking of the state’s 50 best smoked meat purveyors. Read More
Truth BBQ in Brenham, helmed by 29-year-old pitmaster and Lake Jackson native Leonard Botello IV, is opening a second location in Houston. Johnny Carrabba is an investor in the venture.
Though only two years old, Truth BBQ captured a coveted Top 10 spot in Texas Monthly's recent Top 50 ranking of the state's best barbecue joints.
Botello's prodigious talent as a pitmaster and a focus on house-made sausage, side dishes and desserts, as well as the old-school, convivial atmosphere of the tiny location just off Highway 290 in Brenham, has made it a must-visit destination for barbecue fans across the Texas. Read More
Hold on to your hats, barbecue fanatics. Truth BBQ, the popular and critically acclaimed Brenham-based barbecue spot from 29-year-old Houston native Leonard Botello IV, is opening a second location in Houston. The eatery, which is currently ranked No. 10 on Texas Monthly's Top 50 Barbecue Joints, announced today that it will bring its signature Central Texas barbecue inside the Loop this fall.
"Finding the perfect spot has been in the works for several months," Botella said via a press release, "and I am grateful to now have an opportunity to take Truth back to my hometown, which has been a goal of mine for several years." Read More