Raw squid and smoked fish collar are just a couple of the dishes offered by the guys behind Ramen Tatsu-Ya.
Summer doesn't get any better than alfresco dining at this chic East Austin brasserie.
There's a lot of good barbecue in College Station, but 1775 is one of the best.
Upscale farm-to-table dining at a luxe resort near Brenham.
The best barbecue in the known universe.
Barbecue and cocktails in a Hill Country setting.
“Blood makes you related, but barbecue makes you family,” said the camo-clad guy to a young boy across from him at our long communal table. It was three o’clock on a Saturday, but the bare-bones place was humming like Grand Central Station, nearly every table populated by smoked-meat devotees from…
Charming, family-run spot for pizza and pasta and everything in between.
Enjoy a Texas ranch–inspired menu on a tree-shaded patio in East Austin.
Noisy punk-rock style meets an edgy, flavor-packed menu.
A welcome bistro in a town best known for burgers, brats, and beer.
Fall weather is perfect for barbecue at Micklethwait’s outdoor venue.
With his new Black Box Barbecue trailer parked in downtown Georgetown, John Mueller is back on his game.
The siren call of smoked meat brings young parents with ebullient toddlers, seniors with winsome dogs, and pretty much every age in between to trailers scattered in empty lots throughout the city. This one, helmed by Evan LeRoy, the former pitmaster at Freedmen’s, is definitely attracting the Instagrammers, who snap…
A small town barbecue rivalry that’s really no contest.
The best brisket you'll find in Waco.
The slices of meat are juicy, salty, and incredibly tender, while the smokiness lurks in the background.
The brisket and ribs hold up just fine against other Waco barbecue joints, but diners looking for barbecue greatness should stick to Coach's barbecue on a bun options.
The beef on the chopped brisket sandwich cut it into large chunks, covered in sauce, then kneaded until it forms a cohesive mass of smoky, sweet beefiness.
While some spend their Saturday mornings seeking the must indulgent brunch, others line up here. The crowd can be monumental, but if you get there 30 minutes to an hour before La B opens, at 11, you’ll find a veritable bucket of gold at the end of the rainbow. Brisket…
The smoked and dried sausages are where the market shines. They are juicy, coarsely ground and well spiced.
This barbecue joint does not exist. No, this is not the start of a philosophical argument over what is and isn’t real. What we mean to say is that we thought this category of barbecue joint—“the unknown”—was gone forever. The “unknown” is a place that we would characterize as a “hidden gem,” a restaurant that…
Smokey Denmark’s has been known for making sausage in Austin for decades. Even up in North Texas, if you ask a barbecue joint where their hot links are from you’ll likely hear “Smokey Denmark.” While they have a storefront at their facility on East 5th Street, links from Smokey…
It’s a good sign when the lean brisket is still juicy in the middle of the afternoon. The juiciness was evident on the cutting block where my order was deconstructed from hulking chunk of jet black brisket. As promised, they cook with all wood here (to the ire…
The Specht’s Store is one of those places that make you feel more relaxed just by walking through the doors.
Instead of trying to beat the barbecue temples in town at their own game, Mad Jack’s went a different direction than meat market style barbecue.