I am visiting the great State of Texas this coming week

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  1. DannyStereo

    DannyStereo Poster Extraordinaire

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    I'm flying out to Dallas on Sunday with two of my pastors for a leadership conference.

    Where can I find some BBQ?!
     
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    Spring Creek was pretty good last time I was there. In Ft. Worth, there is a place across the street from Billy Bob's that is supposed to be outstanding--the name escapes me and I never have eaten there.
     
  3. DannyStereo

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    I'm limited because we will have an itinerary and a rental car. But man, I am excited to breathe that Texas air.

    I may listen to some SRV before I head down...
     
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    Fort Worth.. That could be Riscky's Barbeque 140 E Exchange Ave. Great ribs, all you can eat for $9.99 I have eaten there. Could be a price increase since I visited in 1996. :)
     
  5. DannyStereo

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    The more I think about it, the more excited I am.

    I can almost taste it...
     
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    Head to the stock yards in Fort Worth if you can. Most places are gonna be great but that area has the best.
     
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    If it's across the street from Billy Bobs that's Coopers isn't it ?
    OUTSTANDING barbecue for sure !! :)
     
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    What part of town are you going to be in?

    The combined metropolitan and suburban areas of Dallas and Ft. Worth are collectively known as the "Metroplex", and it's roughly the same size and population as the entire state of Connecticut.

    Spring Creek BBQ is a chain, but it's a good one. I'm in North Dallas near Carrollton and Addison.

    If you're going to be in this part of town, I'd be happy to give you more detailed suggestions.
     
  10. Big John Studd

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    Your conference will provide you with a list of BBQ restaurants. Throw that away and go here.

    http://www.railheadsmokehouse.com/

    It's nothing fancy. You stand in the chow line, order your food, sit down and eat it and love it and come back every day until your conference ends.
     
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    I work a block from Riscky's in the Stockyards...... We go there every now and again but there are SO MANY good places around.... My personal fave..Sammy's on Belnap..... Or Texas Belle on 287..... God I'm hungry now!!!!!!
     
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    Lone Star or Sweet tea…?

    +1- Throw list away and go where the locals eat-

    Our daughter lives San Antonio- best places sometimes look sketchy, but are brisk with business…

    Stand in line- Get a 2-meat combo (Brisket and ribs…You must get Brisket in Texas- the best…) or 3 way if you fancy some smoked sausage…pick your sides, grab a cold, tall can of Lone Star beer (or sweet tea- Yummm;))

    Your "fix ins" available will be pickle chips, sliced onions, pickled jalapeños BBQ sauces (optional if well smoked) and spongy, square white bread (like Wonder).. Slap fix ins and brisket on bread for sandwich, enjoy ribs, sides- and beer/tea

    repeat…..often….:cool:- Oh- and get a good chicken-fried steak while you are there- May need to see your cardiologist on return to Northwest, but it is a fine way to go...
     
  13. DannyStereo

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    Hahaha yeah I'm sure my doc will appreciate this!
     
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    Looks like we will be on Cole Ave and Routh? NW dallas?
     
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    Between Vine and Routh
     
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    everyone who has mentioned or live in Ft. Worth are right on the money. Ft. Worth and the Stockyards give you more of that Texas western "feel". Dallas has many places that are very cool too. The Knox/Henderson street area and also Greenville Ave. You should visit the Truck Yard right off of Greenville Ave. on Sears St. (Trader Joe's is on the corner) then of course you have Mckinney St., Uptown and Deep Ellum of Dallas that is great also. Enjoy and have fun!
     
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    Cooper's is the one I was trying to remember. I've been to concerts both outdoors and inside Billy Bob's, and the place was packed every time. The Stockyards are worth visiting for many reasons.
     
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    Lockharts
     
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    I know you asked about bbq, but the absolute best Italian food I've ever had was in a small town just outside of Dallas. Luigi's Italian Cafe in Royse City, TX. They also have stores in Commerce, Quinlan, and Rockwall. I live 14 hours away and I've considered driving back just to eat there. I never knew what the fuss was about with Italian food until I tried theirs. On a bbq sidenote, I'm close enough to Memphis to get the good stuff, pulled pork with a vinegar based sauce. The Texas stuff is good, but I grew up with Memphis-style and it's where my heart is.
     
  20. DannyStereo

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    I hope to make it to memphis someday!
     
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