Burning Questions with LaVaca BBQ

Lupe and Christine Nevarez engrained a mutual love and respect for barbecue into their family, and it shows. Kelli Nevarez is a true Texas pitmaster, just like her mom and dad, and she’s just getting started. Tell me about the first person who taught you about barbecue.  Lupe Nevarez: My father. Like many Hispanic families growing up in the seventies, we didn’t go out to restaurants. The mentality was that you could feed more people with less money at home. Less money meant chicken halves. Kelli Nevarez: I learned barbecue from my father, Lupe Nevarez Jr.–just like he learned from his own father. My father’s passion to make LaVaca BBQ in Port Lavaca, Texas one of the best barbecue restaurants on the Texas Coastal Bend…View Original Post

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