Whisker Bomb Po’ Boy by Billy F Gibbons at Antone’s

Billy F Gibbons and chef Alex Padilla of ZZ Top present the Whisker Bomb Po’ Boy | Photo: Becca Wright, courtesy of Antone’s famed Po’ Boys

Savor the delicious flavors of The Billy F Gibbons – Whisker Bomb Po’ Boy – created by famous guitarist, singer and ZZ Top founder and chef Alex Padilla – now available at Antone’s Famous Po’ Boys’ Galleria and Greater Heights stores until to Tuesday, May 15, 31, 2022.

To celebrate its 60th anniversary, the beloved Houston sandwich shop has released its latest and final “H-Town Original” sandwich, combining forces with ZZ Top founder, frontman and acclaimed guitarist and singer to create a one-of-a-kind sandwich in his genre.

The Billy F Gibbons – Whisker Bomb Po’ Boy consists of fried green tomatoes dipped in buttermilk, harissa, chipotle mayo, Billy F Gibbons’ Whisker Bomb Have Mercy sauce, goat cheese, a mix of spices and arugula served on warm French bread at Antone’s two full-service locations for $9.95.

A portion of all sales will be donated to support the Austin-based Clifford Antone Foundation, which is dedicated to preserving music culture and community by caring for elders and investing in youth. Gibbons chose the foundation as a beneficiary because of his deep ties to Antone’s nightclub in Austin, where he often makes headlines.

The Billy F Gibbons – Whisker Bomb Po’ Boy sandwich will be on Antone’s menus until Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

The Billy F Gibbons – Whisker Bomb Po’ Boy, with fried green tomatoes dipped in buttermilk, at Antone’s Famous Po’ Boys | Photo: Becca Wright, courtesy of Antone’s famed Po’ Boys

“H-Town Originals” at Antone’s Famous Po’ Boys

Antone’s “H-Town Originals” series features a sandwich created by a local celebrity, with partial proceeds from the sale of their sandwich benefiting and raising awareness for a favorite charity of their choice.

Past installments include iconic sandwiches from pandemic expert Dr. Peter Hotez; Lauren Anderson, Principal Dancer of Houston Ballet; Houston Texans All-Pro linebacker Whitney Mercilus; rapper Bun B; and more.

Learn more about Antone’s past “H-Town Originals”.

About Billy F. Gibbons

Originally from Houston, Billy F Gibbons is an American rock guitarist and singer and founder of ZZ Top. Gibbons began his career with the group Moving Sidewalks touring with the Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1968. Gibbons formed ZZ Top in late 1969 and released ZZ Tops First album in early 1971.

Gibbons possesses a gravelly singing voice and is known for his bluesy, groove-based guitar style, as well as the noted well-being for his chest-length beard.

rolling stone placed him in its list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists” of All Time.

Chef Alex Padilla & Billy F. Gibbons | Photo: Becca Wright, courtesy of Antone’s famed Po’ Boys

About Antone’s Famous Po’ Boys

Founded in 1962 as Antone’s Import Co. by Jalal Antone, Antone’s original market catered primarily to the city’s Syrian and Lebanese immigrants long before generations of Houstonians were seduced by po’ Restaurant’s unique boys and other delicious dishes.

Four of Antone’s traditional sandwiches are available at approximately 200 grocery stores across Texas (HEB, Randalls and Kroger), in addition to broader menu items at their three Houston locations on West Loop, North Loop and at the Medical Center. and Antone’s grab-and-go kiosks (weekdays only) at Greenway Plaza and downtown tunnels.

Learn more.

The Billy F Gibbons – Whisker Bomb Po’ Boy at Antone’s Famous Po’ Boys

  • Appointment: Every day until Tuesday, May 31, 2022
  • Time: Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at both locations.
  • Pitches: The sandwich will be available at Antone’s two full service outlets.
The Billy F Gibbons – Whisker Bomb Po’ Boy, served with BFG Whisker Bomb Have Mercy Sauce | Photo: Dylan McEwan, courtesy of Antone’s famous po’boys

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