Barbecue

Barbecue House

May 3, 2013 By Daniel Vaughn

2010: Originally opened in 1959, this joint moved to this location in 2004. It is owned and operated by John McClellan, a second generation pitmaster and the brother of Mike McClellan who runs Mike’s BBQ house on the other side of town. The interior is decorated mostly with dead animal…

Barbecue Station

May 3, 2013 By Daniel Vaughn

The $5.99 “Fill-er Up” baked potato stuffed with chopped beef is one of the better deals in town. The meats across the board are better than average. Also try the unique potato salad (with olives instead of pickles) and the endless pinto beans.

Bartley’s Bar-B-Q

May 3, 2013 By Daniel Vaughn

2010: It’s always good to ask for a mix of lean and fatty brisket and not get an odd stare. Instead, the knife man just grabbed a beautiful piece of the point and starting slicing. They were out of ribs, so I added pork loin to the order based on…

BBQ Godfather

Feb 21, 2015 By Daniel Vaughn

Spring, Texas is evidently large enough for more than one great food truck. This town of 50,000 just north of Houston has been home to Corkscrew BBQ, a Texas Monthly Top 50 selection, since 2011. Now, just five minutes east is a new food truck park where BBQ Godfather sits…

Bet The House BBQ

Nov 6, 2014 By Daniel Vaughn

Something new to Denton—thoughtful barbecue that’s gone when it’s gone. Bet The House BBQ has the potential, and seemingly the intention, to make a real mark in North Texas, but a clean fire is what’s needed to attain their lift goals. If it was all about effort and drive, this place…