We have lengthy recognized that the perfect barbecue within the U.S. is in Texas, and the perfect barbecue in Texas is in Fort Price.
Nevertheless it’s good to listen to it from another person, ya know?
Texas Month-to-month simply dropped its checklist of “50 Finest BBQ Joints,” with Fort Price snagging 4 spots together with No. 1 — that went to Goldee’s Bar-B-Q in southeast Fort Price.
Of Goldee’s, Texas Month-to-month writes, “So, what shot this modest joint into our high spot? Merely put, meals that’s near perfection. Throughout repeated visits, we looked for weaknesses and inconsistencies, solely to search out, repeatedly, the state’s greatest spareribs and spectacular sausage and brisket. Whereas many locations have come to depend on the widespread crutches of extra — an excessive amount of salt on the brisket, an excessive amount of sugar on the ribs — Goldee’s demonstrates a assured restraint that belies the pitmasters’ youth. They belief the meat and the smoke greater than an arsenal of seasonings.”
Rounding out the highest 10 is Panther Metropolis BBQ within the Close to Southside. Texas Month-to-month praised its spareribs, sausages, and pork stomach poppers, in addition to Panther Metropolis’s signature brisket elote, calling it a “showstopper.”
Dayne’s Craft Barbecue and Smoke-A-Holics BBQ additionally made the checklist unranked.
Placing the checklist collectively was an arduously scrumptious course of — the journal despatched 32 editorial staffers and three freelancers out to strive 411 barbecue joints over eight weeks within the spring and summer season. Barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn and meals author Patricia Sharpe then revisited the locations that appeared essentially the most promising and decided the highest 10.
See the complete checklist here.