Plus: The barbecue pit so long it required an official highway escort.
Plus: the most influential Austin restaurants of the last decade.
Exciting things are happening as pitmasters join the two cuisines together in new and delicious ways.
The most delicious trend in smoked meats combines Texas’s two favorite food groups in exciting ways.
In 2015 Esaul Ramos left San Antonio for Austin and became the lead pitmaster at La Barbecue. Now he’s back in his hometown with a barbecue joint of his own. 2M Smokehouse opened last year and quickly gained traction. Ramos could have done a La Barbecue copycat, but he went…