Another Texas Barbecue Cart Is Joining the Increasingly Competitive Portland Market

A Texas-style, underground barbecue business is opening a cart this spring, going up against Portland’s heavy-hitters

by Brooke Jackson-Glidden Feb 26, 2019, 2:42pm PST

Portland’s barbecue scene is getting even more heat. Underground barbecue business Q PDX is opening a cart this spring, specializing in absurdly meticulous Texas-style brisket, sausage, and ribs.

Owner Kyle Rensmeyer grew up in Dallas, Texas, moving to Portland in 2014. With no professional cooking experience, Rensmeyer began studying the Lone Star legends like Aaron Franklin, perfecting his home’s pride and joy.


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