Super Bowl and Super Barbecue at House of Blues

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​Thousands of credentialed sports writers, photographers and television reporters thronged the House of Blues February 2nd, 2011 for the Super Bowl host committee's "Welcome to Texas" smoked meat bonanza--curated by Drew Thornley of Man Up Texas BBQ.

Read Hanna Raskin's observations on the night on City of Ate: Super Bowl and Super Barbecue at the House of Blues ALL PHOTOS BY PATRICK MICHELS