If You’re Gonna Play In Texas…

You gotta grab some Texas barbeque! Make sure you know your ‘cue. East Texas style: The beef is slowly cooked to the point that it is “falling off the bone.” It is typically cooked over hickory wood and marinated in a sweet, tomato-based sauce. Central Texas style: The meat is rubbed with spices and cooked over indirect heat from pecan or oak wood.

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Country Tavern

Since 1939. The prettiest ribs in the region come steaming out of the Country Tavern’s enormously efficient kitchen, and the brisket’s good too. A dark-red sauce gives the hickory-smoked meats a sweet East Texas edge.