Posse’s Best of Texas BBQ Tour

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When sausage links cost just 10 cents apiece at Louie Mueller Barbecue in Taylor

       Diners order off the butcher paper menu at the famed Louie Mueller Barbecue. (Photo by Tom Fox/DMN) A reader, Don Peck from Longview, saw our Best of Texas BBQ story in The Dallas Morning News and it jogged some memories from his more than 60 years as a customer at Louie Mueller’s in Taylor. He remembers his grandfather taking him to Mueller’s when sausage links cost just 10 cents apiece. “I was there a couple of months ago and bought 50 links at $3 apiece,” Don wrote. “I’ve probably eaten a 1,000 links from Mueller’s, and the…
 - 03/14/2013
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Indeed, Lockhart is no longer the BBQ capital of Texas, and other things we learned from the Posse’s Best of Texas Tour

A customer eats lunch at Stanley’s Famous Pit Bar-B-Q in Tyler. (Photo ©Daniel Goncalves) A few things we think we learned from our recent Best of Texas BBQ Tour: –In a post here a while back, we pondered whether Lockhart was losing its distinction as the BBQ capital of Texas. Upon more reflection, we’re ready to say, yes, it definitely has lost the crown. With Franklin Barbecue and a host of start-up joints, we’re declaring Austin the new capital. To us, Lockhart is going stale. In Texas barbecue, you can’t take success for granted. –Related to that, newcomers are making a…
 - 03/12/2013

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