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Hill Country

Barbecue Texas

Snow’s BBQ: Lexington’s Limited Edition Barbecue Destination

The intoxicating aroma of smoked meat immediately greeted our arrival in Lexington. We figured this was thanks to Snow’s, the barbecue establishment Texas Monthly designated #1 in 2008, immediately after the last Austin trip...
Barbecue Texas

The Salt Lick BBQ: Feasting Beyond Family Style in Driftwood

During the nearly biennial trip to Austin with my father and brother, we inevitably sweep the surrounding Hill Country, filling cracks in our barbecue education one pit at a time. We rarely revisit venues,...
Pitmaster Texas

Taylor Cafe: Taking in Taxidermy and Legendary Barbecue

“The farmers market would have been fun, but this is why we’re here.” So said my dad, who blocked my suggestion of returning to Austin after completing a single barbecue stop: Snow’s. My brother...
River Texas

Top 5 Texas Hill Country Barbecue Joints

My father attended grad school at the University of Texas in the late ‘60s, long before urban sprawl began encroaching on the surrounding Hill Country. Amazingly, many of the same restaurants that were available...
Barbecue Texas

2008 Texas Hill Country Barbecue Bender

My father attended grad school at the University of Texas in the late ‘60s, long before urban sprawl began encroaching on the surrounding Hill Country. Every spring, my father, brother and I converge on...
Barbecue Texas

The Salt Lick BBQ: A Smoky 40-Year Family Tradition

My father attended grad school at The University of Texas in the late ’60s, long before urban sprawl began encroaching on the surrounding Hill Country. Every spring, my father, brother and I converge on...