Prause Meat Market

Interview: Prause Family of Prause Meat Market

Sep 3, 2014 By Daniel Vaughn

Gary, Mark, Kathy, and Brian Prause Owners: Prause Meat Market; Opened 1890’s Age: Gary Prause (60), Brian Prause (59), Kathy Prause (55), Mark Prause, pitmaster (51) Smoker: Wood-fired brick pit Wood: Oak Prause (pronounced Prowse-ey) Meat Market has been operating in La Grange for…

Prause Meat Market

Jan 26, 2011 By Daniel Vaughn

A pork roll sounds like a school cafeteria main course that’s been chopped, pressed, and processed. It’s much better than that when executed by the pitmaster at Prause Meat Market. A whole pork shoulder is deboned then wrapped and tied in a roll before smoking. On this visit I…

Prause Meat Market

May 16, 2009 By Daniel Vaughn

A nondescript metal door on the side of the building is the entrance into the pit of this joint with more than one hundred years of history. Prause was a meat market in the late 1800’s and has been a barbecue joint nearly all of its life, according…