Feature: Kent Wenzel

Feature: Kent Wenzel

“I call myself the Butcher Boy just for fun. But you don’t have to say that. Just make me look good.” -Kent Wenzel, Wenzel Lonestar Meat Company

Oh, Kent. Kent Wenzel is the first meat cutter I’ve interviewed that I already knew previously. I’d guess I met Kent about 4 or 5 years ago maybe. So, when I arrived at Wenzel Lonestar Meat Company in Hamilton, Texas…

Feature: Paul Hale

Feature: Paul Hale

Meat Cutter’s Kitchen. Why am I doing this? I’ve asked myself this question for weeks with my purpose becoming no clearer. I sit at my desk and stare into space any time I try to define my goals in this endeavor. The stray black bobtail cat that catches my eye through the window pulls my focus. The music from the other room steals my words and my train of thought. I guess, really, if I’m being honest…

Feature: Nate Abeyta

Feature: Nate Abeyta

Well, this is definitely not what I was expecting for my first go ’round. I’m not quite sure what I was expecting, but I know that Nate Abeyta of Deep Cuts in Dallas was not it.

Back it up a minute, though. If I’m being honest, I don’t actually know any…