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Heim barbecue and catering
The hallmark of any good barbecue joint is brisket, and Heim's is stellar. Photo by Texas BBQ Adventures
BBQ on the Brazos sampler
BBQ on the Brazos is 30 minutes from Fort Worth, in a Texaco gas station in Cresson. Photo courtesy of BBQ on the Brazos
Angelo's BBQ
Angelo's in Fort Worth has been around for 60 years. Photo by Malcolm Mayhew
Lockhart Smokehouse BBQ
Lockhart Smokehouse has two branches — one in Bishop Arts and one in old downtown Plano. Lockhart Smokehouse
fried chicken, Slow Bone
Slow Bone's fried chicken gets its unique flavor from sitting in a smoked brine before being fried. Photo courtesy of Bone
Brisket at Pecan Lodge in Dallas
At Pecan Lodge, you can't go wrong with the ribs or the brisket. Photo by Tadd Myers
18th & Vine
18th & Vine does Kansas City-style barbecue, with an emphasis on burnt ends. Photo courtesy of 18th & Vine