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Kreuz Market: Raiding the Pit in Lockhart Barbecue Barn

Kreuz Market, a 23,000 square-foot barbecue barn down the road from the market’s original location, which housed Kreuz for the first 99 years of its existence before a rent dispute intervened. The Kreuz traditions...
Barbecue Texas

Black’s Barbecue: Judges, Jackalopes + 8-Day Weeks in Lockhart

Black’s Barbecue is the oldest barbecue house in Texas that’s been continually operated by the same family. The Black reign dates to 1932. Considering their family includes a CPA, I don’t quite know what...
Courthouse Texas

Smitty’s Market: Black Walls and Butcher Paper in Lockhart

In a state where county courthouses tend to be spectacular, this German-style courthouse on the Lockhart square was still something special. Still, when I think of Lockhart, I think of barbecue. Smitty’s Market was...