Here's a few bbq new articles you might be interested in.
I wrote an article a few weeks ago about Virginia Barbecue and the franchise by the same name. TheStreet.com included an article on this low cost bbq franchise concept today.
Bone Daddy's at the Mill BBQ
This Saginaw, MI restaurant features bbq and live entertainment.
Above Average BBQ
Mackie Hayes, owner, sells bbq from his barbecue chuck wagon. For Mackie, it's a family tradition.
Doc's Q'in Pit Stop
This Modesto, CA restaurant uses almond wood for their bbq.
British BBQ Invasion at Jack Daniels Cookoff
American-style barbecue receives some international recognition.