Bet The House BBQ
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 would be a shoe-in for the Top 50, but in terms of execution there’s still room for improvement.
Method: Oak and pecan in an offset smoker
Pitmaster: Shawn Eagle & Cody Smithers
Shawn Eagle and Cody Smithers opened a Denton barbecue joint in a strip mall with $5,000 from a Kickstarter campaign and a big dream. A week into running the business they shared with the local paper the desire to make the Texas Monthly Top 50 barbecue list. Five months into it, they still have the passion …