Pappas Bar-B-Q

Pappas Bar-B-Q serves up good quality Texas-style barbecue in generously sized portions. These are well-run, fairly attractive restaurants, which are often crowded, where you can count on getting a satisfying meal for a reasonable price with friendly and efficient service. The offerings at Pappas are typical of most barbecue restaurants in the area, though maybe a little … [Read more...]

Hickory Hollow

Hickory Hollow is the type of place that many outside the state probably think is how Texans usually eat: huge plates of chicken fried steak or barbecue in rustic, Western settings. Hickory Hollow does this type of cooking well, and it's a great value here. The restaurants are informal, counter-service places with friendly staffs that have hit the right notes since 1977. The … [Read more...]

Baker’s Ribs

Baker's Ribs, part of a small Dallas-based chain that re-opened locally after shuttering a few years ago, is not a barbecue temple, but a unique, generally proficient part of the local smoked meats landscape. There is hickory-smoked pork, beef, turkey, sausage, chicken and ribs here. Ribs are in the name for a reason, and these are suitably meaty, moist and … [Read more...]