The Lazarus of barbecue is back at the chopping block, serving brisket, beef and pork ribs, turkey, and sausage. Start thinking about your sides – they include baked squash (yep); rich, creamy beans; and chunky, yet smooth mustard potato salad. The sauce is perfect.
Mercurial John Mueller is back at the top of his game
Mick Vann, 2013-05-23
Located in the former Lewis' BBQ, Danny's has begun its own tradition with pork roast, ribs (and tips), chicken, brisket, and all your favorite sides.
1814 Harvey, 512/236-0858
Bite down into some of the juiciest ribs, chicken, brisket, and tenderloin around at the closest family-style barbecue to the fairgrounds. This place also serves a mean breakfast.
10003 FM 969, 512/928-0229
You'd better circle the wagons early if you want to snag some of Aaron Franklin's famous brisket. After an auspicious start as a trailer, this brick-and-mortar location is serving what's regularly called the best barbecue in Texas, if not the country. The Franklins are devoted to producing the best-tasting barbecue they possibly can, and they won’t sacrifice that quality to feed more customers. Try the ribs.
900 E. 11th, 512/653-1187