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Texas Barbecue Icon Rick Schmidt Passes Away
Former Kreuz Market owner helped shape the Lockhart barbecue scene
"...barbecue icon Rick Schmidt – one of the two Kreuz Market family scions who battled for control of the..."

Feb. 12, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Cut and Dried: A Primer
The Central Texas meat market roundup
"...This practice also led to the development of the meat-market-attached barbecue joint, allowing sales of smoked meats, smoked sausages,..."

Jan. 30, 2004 Food Feature

Sausage Shrines
A pilgrimage
"...Wes Marshall in Luling and Lockhart City Market..."

Oct. 7, 2005 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Smoke Gets in Your Mouth
"...into downtown Elgin after visiting the more high-profile meat markets located on Hwy290 East. For the past 11 years,..."

May 21, 1999 Food Feature

Day Trips
A family feud has given barbecue lovers two top-notch options in Lockhart, Smitty's Market and Kreuz
"...Smitty's Market in Lockhart has a smoked-meat tradition that goes back..."

March 17, 2006 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Tradition Continues With Schmidt Family Barbecue
Bee Cave gets good 'cue
" the restaurant's name is the family behind both Kreuz (pronounced "Krites") Market and Smitty's Market down the road..."

Jan. 10, 2014 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Day Trips
When discussing the finest cuisine in Central Texas, barbecue has to top the list
"...years ago when a family feud threatened to close Kreuz Market in Lockhart, one of the most sacred sites..."

Sept. 1, 2006 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...Smitty's Market in Lockhart is the newest barbecue stand in a..."

July 4, 2003 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Second Helpings: Regional Barbecue
You're here for SXSW, but you're also here for barbecue, right?
"...full of flavor, smoked over a slow oak fire.Southside Market & Barbecue1212 U.S. 290 E., Elgin, 512/281-4650..."

March 14, 2003 Food Feature

Day Trips: Texas Barbecue
Five barbecue joints in one day
"...City Market, 633 E. Davis, Luling, was a little disappointing. My..."

July 28, 2017 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Second Helpings: Regional Barbecue
Regional barbecue spots in today's "Second Helpings"
"...full of flavor, smoked over a slow oak fire.Southside Market & Barbecue1212 U.S. 290 E., Elgin, 281-4650..."

March 15, 2002 Food Feature

Out-of-Town Barbecue
"...LOCKHART Kreuz Market 208 S. Commerce, 512/398-2361; Mon-Fri 7am-6pm, Sat 7am-6:30pm,..."

March 7, 1997 Food Feature by Pableaux Johnson

Central Texas BBQ Dynasties
What Becomes a Legend Most?
"...The SchmidtsKreuz Market..."

Nov. 9, 2001 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

My Dove Springs ... and Ours
What life in 'the 44' says about the two worlds of Austin
"...buckle, which they did. They also sent me a Kreuz Market cap and T-shirt, a reminder of my family's..."

April 11, 2014 News Feature by Sam Ramos

Capital Idea!
On the phone, on the Web, on the farm, or in the store: giving a little Austin to the foodies on your gift list
" well as in local stores. Places like Central Market, Whole Foods, Breed & Co., and Tears of Joy..."

Dec. 5, 2003 Food Feature

The barbecue beat, plus big news for the Omelettry
"...the city permitting process. Also, Keith Schmidt of the Kreuz Market in Lockhart and his general manager, Bryan Thornton,..."

March 21, 2014 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Day Trips
Hill Country and Central Texas guidebooks have been updated, expanded, and reissued
"...began to grow along the railroad tracks, Saturdays became market day and the city meat markets added smoked meats..."

July 1, 2011 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
" intense barbecue-induced reverie. Of the beef sausage at Kreuz Market she writes, "This is deep meat, its intensity..."

May 20, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Day Trips
"...histories of the East Texas African-American style, German meat markets, West Texas cowboy style, and the South Texas Hispanic..."

June 7, 2002 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Central Texas BBQ Dynasties
What Becomes a Legend Most?
"...5. Southside Market & Barbecue..."

Nov. 9, 2001 Food Feature

Day Trips
Gerald saddles up on the barbecue trail
"...Luling City Market was the overall favorite. When I got there late..."

Feb. 14, 2014 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The seductive aroma of smoking meat wafting over Downtown last weekend came from Texas Monthly's first Texas BBQ Festival
"...under the seating tents; shopped for T-shirts in the marketplace; and learned to make classic barbecue sides from cookbook..."

Sept. 24, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Stay Trips: Delivered
Let the day trip come to you
"...I chose Kreuz Market in Lockhart to begin my day trip in..."

May 1, 2020 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Schmidt Family Barbecue opens next week, while Shake Shack promises to shake up the burger scene
"...of whom learned the barbecue business at Smitty's and Kreuz Market in Lockhart, will begin welcoming guests to their..."

Oct. 25, 2013 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

A Little Ribbing
Life After Doomed Location?
" Pok-e-Jo's, I also made the pilgrimage out to Kreuz Market in Lockhart, the holy shrine of Central Texas..."

Oct. 27, 1995 Food Feature

Readers Poll
"...Hill Cafe, Shady GroveFrench FriesHyde Park Bar & GrillRUNNERS-UPCentral Market, McDonald's..."

May 25, 2001 Food Feature

Second Helpings: Barbecue Out of Town
"...rotisserie pit and emerge ultramoist and juicy. Gonzales Food Market311 St. Lawrence, Gonzales, 830/672-3156 Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm; Saturday, 7am-6pm The..."

March 19, 2004 Food Feature

The 2002 Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll
Readers Poll
"...Honorable MentionWendy's, Hut's Hamburgers, Central MarketChips & Hot SauceChuy's..."

May 24, 2002 Food Feature

" This Sat., June 15, the Travis County Farmer's Market, 6701 Burnet Rd., will host their Seventh Annual Tomato..."

June 14, 1996 Food Column

Readers Poll
"...HONORABLE MENTIONPlayers, Central Market Cafe, Pluckers Wing FactoryBEST TACOTaco XpressRUNNERS-UPTaquería Arandas, Chuy's, Güero's..."

May 12, 2000 Food Feature

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