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After stopping at 31 barbecue restaurants in the Lone Star state, it’s clear that the best BBQ in Texas is all about the beef. Tasty sausages and beef ribs are plentiful, but brisket is the go-to when you’re craving serious Texas BBQ. For truly authentic regional flavor, start with high quality beef seasoned simply with black pepper and salt so the flavor of the smoked meat stands out. Check out all the great 'Cue Tips, great BBQ joints and of course Texas spices, seasonings, and recipes!

Barbecue Tips

'Cue Tip #6: Always Use Seasoned Wood

"Always use wood that has been seasoned, meaning wood that has been allowed to dry naturally for 8-12 months. Green wood may put off a lot of smoke but not the type of smoke you want; it will add unwanted, bitter flavor to your cooked meats."

Esaul Ramos – former Pitmaster of La Barbecue, Pitmaster and Co-Owner of 2M Smokehouse, Lytle, TX

Mike's Road Journal

Jack Cobb & Son Bar-B-Que: Farmville, NC

BONUS STOP! As we are traveling around Eastern North Carolina we are hearing about and seeing all kinds of legit barbecue joints. While we can't hit them all, we did decide that Jack Cobb & Son Bar-B-Que in Farmville, NC was a stop that we wanted to make. Here we met Jack (the son in the name) and his son Michael. They were having a very busy Saturday, so we didn't want to pull them away from the task at hand, but we asked a few quick questions that could be handled while they wer...
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Jack Cobb & Son Bar-B-Que: Farmville, NC

BBQ Joint Finder

Smoke Shack

"Chris Conger - Owner & Pitmaster"

3714 Broadway St. San Antonio, TX 78209

Heim Barbecue & Catering

"Travis Heim - Owner & Pitmaster"

201 E. Hattie St. Fort Worth, TX 76104


Barbecue Slang

Plate Ribs (a.k.a Short Plate Ribs) Beef ribs from the lower center rack of a steer or cow; ribs 6, 7 and 8.


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