Did you know that Lockhart is the Barbecue Capitol of Texas? That’s right, just a short drive from historic Gonzales, Texas is the best barbecue you have ever tasted.

Which raises the question, what defines good barbecue? Well, this article is here to answer that question! Check out the “Fundamental Laws of Barbecue from Kyle Griesinger:

Being from Texas, I have strong opinions regarding the smoking of meat. Barbecue is the sacred tradition of my people. From the cattle ranchers perfecting brisket to the Germanic, Polish, and Czech infusion of sausage, Texas is barbecue and vice versa. When you live your life in the holy land of smoke rings and pits, you grow accustomed to a certain level of quality; a quality not easily found in other parts of the country. A fact which I quickly discovered when I moved to Virginia in 2015.

The ‘best’ barbecue in Lynchburg—where I moved in 2015—was from Dickey’s. This was the consensus of everyone I spoke to in the area. Including my fellow texpatriots (people who has left their native country of Texas), much to our disappointment. It seems that the great state of Virginia has not been informed of the Gospel of Smoke. Thus, I have set about to rectify this cruel trick of fate. Continue Reading…

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