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August 27th, 2014 - 6:32 pm § in Texas BBQ

The Road to Fargo’s Pit BBQ (Bryan, TX)

You get to towns like Bryan, Texas by driving long miles. You drive past grazing cattle. You drive past trees of oak and mesquite. You drive past the ingredients, what the barbecue is made of.

June 4th, 2012 - 7:41 am § in Texas BBQ

Chewing the (Pork) Fat at Schoepf’s Bar-B-Que

Our visit to Schoepf’s was, more than anything else, an aberration. We didn’t explore Belton at all, we sat and took our time and didn’t even try their brisket. None of that, however, means that we didn’t like what Schoepf’s had to offer.

May 21st, 2012 - 8:03 am § in Texas BBQ

Zimmerhanzel’s BBQ: A Lot Can Change in an Hour

Zimmerhanzel’s occupies an orange, corrugated steel shack in Smithville, a town that attempts to distinguish itself by publicizing its appearance in a Sandra Bullock movie. But all anyone from Smithville should really need to mention is Z's, and that would be bragging enough.

May 1st, 2011 - 2:45 pm § in Texas BBQ

Texas BBQ Tour 2010 Videos, Parts I and II

The first two days of TXQ10: Mills County BBQ, Franklin Barbecue, Luling City Market and Gonzales Food Market.

February 13th, 2011 - 11:43 am § in Texas BBQ

Could Franklin Barbecue Become Best in Texas?

The Texas BBQ landscape changes more often than you might think. Franklin Barbecue, which is really just two trailers and some chairs in a former gas station parking lot, didn't even exist two years ago.

January 18th, 2011 - 11:33 pm § in Texas BBQ

Merry Christmas, Y’all: A Visit to Mills County BBQ Company, Goldthwaite, TX

In The Odyssey, people Odysseus doesn't know often take care of him on his journey. We've met many people like the ancient Greeks. One example: Chris Harry Paskett.

June 28th, 2010 - 1:34 am § in Photo Essays, Texas BBQ

Photo Gallery: The Old School BBQ Bus

We were driving around Austin and saw what looked like a school bus that has been turned into some kind of giant smoker. There was no way we weren’t going to check it out.

June 14th, 2010 - 10:50 pm § in Photo Essays, Texas BBQ

Snow’s BBQ: The Best Brisket in the World

We first visited Snow's BBQ in Lexington, Texas in 2008, after Texas Monthly ranked them the #1 barbecue place in Texas. They weren't wrong. We were wowed, and we've been back three times since that first visit.

June 14th, 2010 - 9:02 pm § in Photo Essays

Santa Chop!

Of the tens of thousands of digital photos I've taken, this is my favorite. It says: you have a family of amazing friends who will meet you in Texas and drive out into farm towns to eat the best brisket on earth.