The brisket and ribs are excellent as well at Joel and Jesse Garcia’s Weslaco joint.
Inspired by the Salt Lick’s brisket, Jordan Wright left a comfortable corporate life to pursue his smoked-meat dreams.
Plus: LeRoy and Lewis’s big plans for a brick-and-mortar.
At this experimental barbecue truck, you're more likely to find beef cheeks than brisket on the menu.
Talented pitmaster Evan LeRoy has left his position at Freedmen’s Bar in Austin. He’s planning a place of his own, but details are still vague. LeRoy told me over the phone that he hoped to have something open in the Austin area within
When a process is notoriously complicated and unpleasant, people tend to trot out a time-worn idiom: you don’t want to know how the sausage gets made. While the saying is especially useful when it comes to any political bureaucratic dealing, it’s a bit derogatory and it slightly diminishes the art of the craft,
Pitmaster: Freedmen’s Bar; Opened 2012Age: 29Smoker: Indirect Heat Wood-Fired PitWood: Post OakEven at his young age, Evan LeRoy doesn’t want for confidence. He once told viewers of American Grilled, a cooking show he was competing on, that “I can cook anything to perfection on any grill.” It was a bit