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Aug 10, 2014 02:32 PM

Dallas Equivalent of JMBBQ or LABBQ?

Yes, another BBQ thread <sigh> But at least it's not about Austin!

Is there a Dallas/Plano/Preston equivalent of the style of beef coked by JM BBQ or LA BBQ (smoked hot and fast with peppery crust).



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  1. Pecan Lodge would fit that description. Nice beef ribs with a pepper crust.

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    1. re: xdcx

      I meant to say that was only one I knew of so far. A friend of mine posted pictures from there a few weeks ago and I recognized the quality :-)


    2. I recall seeing on some travel / food show about Lockhart joints that Kruez distinguishes itself from Smitty's and Black's by high temp and fast cooking / smoking? It's my least favorite of the three, but I've not been to places you mentioned.

        1. Concur on Pecan Lodge. If you're willing to go an hour east, you could hit Stanley's too.

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          1. re: cpencis

            2 hours but Stanley's is really good. As is Country Tavern and Pat Gee's.