Back in November I noticed there was a new joint moving into the building that used to house Mr. B's BBQ in Grand Saline. Unfortunately they were not open when I went by. Same last Sunday when I went past on my way to Lake Fork. On my way back home I managed to stop and get a snack for the road. I opted for 3 pork ribs and a couple of slices of brisket. Everything was overcooked but it was also tender, moist, and flavorful. The brisket slices were cut very thin and completely crumbled apart. I asked for fatty brisket but every smidgen of fat had been trimmed away. The ribs were great big spare ribs with a nice peppery rub. As I tooled down the road I'd reach in the box and grab a bite and it was all gone before I got to Canton. That would have been some excellent sandwich meat even though there was no smoke flavor.
They had a tomato based spicy sauce that would have gone well on a sandwich.
I love barbecue. I always wanted to spend some vacation time sampling the best BBQ joints in Texas. A few years ago, my friend Scott and I started doing just that and we've been doing it every year since. We call it the "Calories and Cholesterol Tour". Since so many people were asking me about our experiences, I started writing them up. We are not expert eaters or writers. We just do this for fun and because we LOVE Texas BBQ. A note about our reviews. We tend to be "stealth" reviewers. We don't ask for pit tours or cooking techniques and we try to be discrete about taking photos til after we are done. We want to experience each meal as an average customer. If you know a great Texas BBQ joint we need to try, e-mail me at donotemp AT gmail DOT com. CLICK ON THE PHOTOS FOR A LARGER VIEW! I also have a separate bass fishing blog.