Second Helpings: BBQ Joints Within an Hour of Austin
For years, Central Texas towns such as Lockhart, Elgin, and Taylor have been home to some justifiably famous barbecue joints. Due to recent developments, tiny Spicewood west of Austin is now a necessary stop on the barbecue trail. Some of these places are of the meat market variety and others are full-service cafes. Whatever your pleasure, here's a partial list of joints within an hour's drive of Austin that were deemed worthy of inclusion in our 1999 Smokin' Hall of Fame.
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March 16, 2001 Food Column