Monthly Archives: March 2011

R&G Bar-B-Que McMahan Texas [pop. 125]: Oak Smoked Brisket, Dominoes and Ice Cold Beer

Is there a better way to spend a Spring afternoon in Texas than having a chat and chew with a pit boss with over 50 years in the Texas barbecue game? Not for this ol country hoss. R&G Bar-B-Que owner … Continue reading

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The Dogwood Brings The Deep South To Austin Texas: Hot Trannies, Fried Chicken and Victoria Lager

It’s hard to imagine a group of people more determined to have a good time at 4 in the afternoon than the patrons of The Dogwood. A girl in a tiara is doing handstands and walking about with her skirt … Continue reading

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Over and Under The Radar Barbecue in Austin Texas SXSW Edition: Franklin, Bert’s, Willie’s, Ray’s, Ruby’s and Sam’s

The skies opened up last year in Austin Texas, the sun beamed down and the city welcomed barbecue that at last, finally, was as good as the heavenly smoked meat palaces of Taylor, Lockhart and Luling Texas. Salvation came in … Continue reading

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Only The Best: Top Eleven Central Texas Barbecue Restaurants For SXSW Visitors: Mueller’s, Taylor Cafe, Black’s, Chisholm Trail, Kreuz, Smitty’s, Waelder Grocery, City Market, Cooper’s and Laird’s

Austin Texas is famed across the globe for having the best barbecue in the state of Texas. Unfortunately, this fame has been achieved by our lassoing the smoked meat glory of nearby local communities like Taylor, Lockhart, Waelder, Luling and … Continue reading

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Only The Best: Top Five Austin Texas Food Carts For SXSW Visitors

As we all know Austin is about to be swarmed with tourists in town for SXSW. A lot of these friendly out of towners are going to need sustenance to maintain their decadent lifestyle of wine, food and song. This … Continue reading

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