LOCATIONS

SLAB BBQ & Beer

7101 W. Hwy 71, 512/243-8000
Hours: Mon.-Sat., 11am-10pm

Photo by John Anderson

When asked to describe the style and flavor profile at SLAB (which stands for Slow, Low, and Bangin'), Mark Avalos responds, "It's Memphis meets Carolina meets Texas." Go through a cafeteria-like line and the meats – brisket, pork, sausage, chicken, or St. Louis-style pork ribs – are chopped or sliced to order for sandwiches, wraps, or sliders.
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Chronicle Reviews

Straight Outta Austin

SLAB's new take on old-school barbecue

Virginia B. Wood, October 30, 2014

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