Austin, Texas – When it comes to mouthwatering BBQ, Austin is proving to be a force to be reckoned with, securing its position with five prominent joints on Texas Monthly’s recently revealed list of the top 25 new Texas BBQ restaurants. This current list places Austin as the second-highest ranking major metro in the state, falling just behind the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) area.
BBQ enthusiasts and meat-lovers have reason to celebrate as Texas Monthly BBQ Editor Daniel Vaughn meticulously handpicked the finest establishments to grace the esteemed list. These culinary gems are set to tantalize taste buds and deliver an unforgettable BBQ experience. The esteemed establishments that made the cut are:
- KG BBQ
- Mum Foods Smokehouse & Delicatessen
- Barbs B Q (Lockhart)
- Rossler’s Blue Cord Barbecue (Harder Heights)
As part of its tradition, Texas Monthly unveils a “BBQ Midterm Report” every four years, starting from 2015, owing to the tremendous growth of the Texas barbecue scene. This interim report aims to showcase the best of the best among the emerging rookies before the much-anticipated quadrennial Top 50 rankings.
The BBQ scene in Texas is currently undergoing a renaissance, embracing new and experimental flavors inspired by diverse cultures. This culinary evolution is especially evident in the suburbs, where enthusiastic newcomers are setting up shop, adding their unique touch to the traditional art of BBQ.
Food enthusiasts and BBQ aficionados eagerly anticipate the annual Texas Monthly BBQ Fest, scheduled for November 4-5, in the quaint city of Lockhart, Texas. This gastronomic extravaganza promises to showcase the very best of Texas barbecue, reflecting the exciting trends and innovative flavors that define the state’s culinary landscape.
Tickets for this highly anticipated event are already available for purchase, and enthusiasts are encouraged to secure their spots promptly to avoid missing out on this ultimate BBQ celebration.
For those passionate about BBQ and eager to explore the newest and most promising restaurants in Texas, this carefully curated list is a must-try guide to embark on a culinary journey through the heart and soul of authentic Texas barbecue.
To know more about the Texas Monthly BBQ Fest and to secure your tickets, please visit Texas Monthly.