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Hays Co. Bar-B-Que (Top 50)

Jun 1, 2017 By Daniel Vaughn

You might find yourself pulling in here after a long stretch on I-35, not expecting much. Michael and Asenette Hernandez’s place sits on the frontage road alongside other restaurants you’ve probably never heard of. But two steps inside the door, you’re hit by a flood of rich meaty aromas and…

After the Flood

Jun 15, 2015 By Christian Wallace

In the aftermath of the Memorial Day flood, one family recovers what’s left of their belongings and searches for hope.  

The Dreamer

Mar 15, 2015 By Christian Wallace

A fond rememberance of Kent Finlay, the founder of Cheatham Street Warehouse and the “Godfather of Texas songwriters.” 

Interview: Michael Hernandez of Hays Co. Bar-B-Que

Feb 11, 2015 By Daniel Vaughn

Owner/Pitmaster: Hays Co. Bar-B-Que; Opened 2007 Age: 41 Smoker: Indirect Heat Wood-Fired Pit Wood: Post Oak In just eight short years, Michael Hernandez has gone from complete barbecue newbie to running one of the best barbecue joints in Texas. He was a fast learner and was dedicated to learning a…