Posts Tagged ‘brisket’

Pho for You

At Pho Noodle & Grill, skip the entrées and go straight for the pho.
A little over a year ago, a franchise of the regional chain Pho Noodle & Grill arrived in the Chapel Hill shopping complex next to Central Market on the West Side. Everyone rejoiced. There aren’t many Vietnamese options o...

Rising at Tollie’s Barbecue

This family-owned joint in South Arlington defines the term “moist.”
In a comment on the Weekly’s web site, a reader points out that our food critics seem to favor fare light on the red meat and unacquainted with the deep fryer. It’s true. Our foodies reviewed four Asian restaurants in a sin...

Tex-Mex Shines at The Tavern

A San Angelo father and son bring their brand of Tex-Mex to the Fort.
The recently closed Snookie’s Bar and Grill on South Hulen Street was never a temple of great food, although the place had fabulous deals on alcohol and served food late at night. Still, that part of Hulen doesn’t exactly l...

Briskets and Comas

Awoke this morning to read Barry Shlachter’s story in the Star-Telegram that brisket prices had soared recently to a record high. Nice picture of my friend Danny Longoria holding up a big slab by his smoker in Everman. Bu...

New ‘Cue

At first sight, Roscoe’s Smokehouse in Burleson seemed to violate so many rules of Texas barbecue that I almost didn’t go in. The lawn is well manicured, the building looks like it’s never been condemned, and ...

By George …

The Wooden Nickel’s homey environs may belie its serious homecooking.
Peter Gorman
Wooden Nickel takes the term “family-style” literally — the place is a private house turned into a restaurant by chef and owner Charles Haisler.