Alva Zulauf and his wife Chris have operated a barbecue catering company for a long while, but it’s just been in the last three years that they settled into this permanent, year round location along Highway 16. Southside BBQ knows its place in the barbecue world. It’s menu, cooking style, and setting are emblematic of the small town Hill Country barbecue joint. It’s certainly worth a stop if you’re in the neighborhood.
Method: Direct heat over oak
Pitmaster: Alva Zulauf
Hours: F-Sat 11-8, Sun 11-2
Phone: (325) 622-4444
Year Opened: 2011
Last updated: September 4, 2014
Cherokee sits in between San Saba and Llano in the Texas Hill Country. There aren’t many dining options in this town of a hundred seventy-five. A gas station has ready-made pizzas and there’s Southside BBQ on the weekends. Alva Zulauf and his wife Chris have operated a barbecue catering company for a long while, but …