Best known for chicken and ribs, this place also serves up sides such as macaroni and cheese, fried okra, and onion rings.
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.
Frankie Hoch started with a modified propane tank welded onto a trailer. Now he and his partners are mopping meat for Travis County barbecue fans, who say it's all good.
Located about 400 yards west of their old location in a 24 foot chrome yellow trailer, with magnificent sunsets from the hills above the Pedernales Valley, sits R.O.'s. Pork ribs are St. Louis cuts, and the pork loin is meltingly tender. Smoked turkey breast and smokey sausage round out the options.
Good-quality smoked meats are available by the pound, along with all the white bread, pickles, onions, and peppers you need.
Quality smoked meats are available by the pound, along with all the white bread, pickles, onions, and peppers you need.
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.
is a definitive Texas barbecue joint with window service, picnic tables, and a smoking pit out back. Meat is available by the sandwich, the plate, or the pound, and it's still BYOB.
This place will bring you big platters of sweetly sauced beef ribs, tender brisket, and peppery sausage with all the trimmings until you tell the waiter to please stop.
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