Fort Worth

Wilson’s Bar-B-Q

May 3, 2013 By Daniel Vaughn

2011: Wilson’s has traded their meager digs on the west side of Fort Worth for another humble location at the 820/30 interchange on the east side of town. Driving around back to access the drive-thru, I was hoping to catch a glimpse of the smoker, but nothing was in sight.

Longoria’s BBQ

May 3, 2013 By Daniel Vaughn

2009: We opted for a three-meat plate of sliced brisket, St. Louis–style ribs, and the famous brisket sausage. Also on the plate were unremarkable green beans and over-sweet potato salad. But with meat of this quality staring you in the face, we were firmly focused on the protein. Tales of…

Cousin’s Bar-B-Q

May 3, 2013 By Daniel Vaughn

In barbecue time there’s before, during, and after. Before our meal at Cousin’s, we studied the brisket’s thin, dark crust. During our meal, the smoky taste made us lose track of our other senses. Ribs were rich. Sauce was tart. Sweet beans really were. After, we wondered where the time…