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Dallas/Fort Worth Area BBQ Guide

Dallas and Fort Worth have a burgeoning barbecue scene that has come to prominence in just the past five years. The opening of Meshack’s in Garland was closely succeeded by Pecan Lodge and Lockhart Smokehouse in Dallas. Over on the Fort Worth side, Billy’s Oak Acres, Jambo’s Rib Shack in Rendon, and BBQ on the Brazos in Cresson have recently joined the established ranks of Cousin’s, Angelo’s, and Railhead. Whereas the Austin BBQ Guide is…

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Austin BBQ Guide

Austin has the greatest concentration of truly excellent barbecue of any city in the world. The 78702 zip code alone features enough stellar barbecue—Franklin Barbecue, la Barbecue, Micklethwait Craft Meats, John Mueller Meat Co., Live Oak BBQ, and Kerlin BBQ—to make most other cities in Texas blush. Of course, there’s plenty of other great barbecue in the city as well, but sometimes it’s hard to navigate when and where to visit, or what to expect…