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Wade Brewer’s job in the oil fields thwarted his first attempt at barbecue. He opened Cactus Jack BBQ in his hometown of Buffalo, in the middle of Houston and Dallas off Interstate 45, with a partner ten years ago. He had to leave it after a year because the long hours of his day job were not conducive to running a side business. The drilling eventually slowed, and a new job took Brewer to Houston during the week and back home on the weekends. Then, he said,“I met this pretty gal, and didn’t want to be gone anymore.” That gal is Becky Brewer, and she helped reignite Wade’s barbecue career when they opened W. B. Custom Cooking together last April.Cooking barbecue didn’t run in the family…
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