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Brethren Road Trips The travel logs of our members. Q- joints, restaurants, entertainment, reviews while we travel around the 50 states. Also, Post here for a shout out to members to meet up with while on the road.


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Old 07-30-2021, 08:38 AM   #16
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If still in town, I have a DFW BBQ playlist on my Youtube channel. Tons of good options there. http://www.youtube.com/bowersbarbecue
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Old 08-03-2021, 09:52 AM   #17
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There's so much great barbeque around here that the list gets long quick.
407, Goldee's, Panther City, Daynes, are what come to mind on the Fort Worth side.
Terry Black's, Pecan Lodge, Lockhart, Slow Bone, and Cattleack on the Dallas side.
Meshack's in Garland is a great spot for ribs. No seating.

Tex-mex/Mexican - Avila's in Dallas is awesome. Ojeda's just down the road from it is pretty darn good, too. El Pueblo in Oak Cliff makes great Mexican food, but they sometimes hit folks with a "gringo tax" and some folks find the neighborhood a little sketchy. La Mexicana up in Denton is good - great migas. Joe T. Garcia's is a Fort Worth institution. There's a local chain called Blue Goose Cantina that lots of folks like.

Norma's Cafe in Oak Cliff and Mama's Daughters Diner (original is Dallas Design District) are home-cookin' classics (I think Norma's is better). All Good Cafe in Deep Ellum is worthwhile (great everything, but the chili, chicken fried steak, and bacon are all noteworthy). Rodeo Goat (several locations) has great burgers. Easy Slider in Deep Ellum is great, too. If a gastropub is something you want to check out, maybe try Meddlesome Moth in Dallas. A pretty nice restaurant in downtown Fort Worth is Reata.



DarkStar11, thanks for the recommendations.


Tried Blue Goose Cantina, food was good, but disappointed that we had to ask for utensils to eat with. Really a busy place. Then we tried Garcia's, limited menu, mostly fajitas but great !


Took a ride up to Dallas and went to Terry Black's, great brisket but the beef ribs were out of this world. No sauce needed.
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Old 08-14-2021, 08:28 AM   #18
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Well, I'm back from Dallas / Fort Worth.


I visited many eateries, many places not worthy of mention. I will post as I sort the pictures by visits.



First notable place we visited was Heim BBQ on the River in Fort Worth, just outside of the Joint Reserve Base. Suggested by ronbrad62 and Frognot



Definitely an enjoyable visit, quaint rustic simple atmosphere with GREAT food.


I hesitantly tried the Bacon Burnt Ends on the recommendations of the above; They were outstanding!!!! We also ordered brisket, Texas Sausage, Collard Greens, Hatch Chile Macaroni and Cheese, Hand Cut Fries, and Onion Rings. When I picked up the order, it looked like they gave me giant donuts by accident; they were the homemade onion rings.


While there were 3 or 4 bottles of sauce on the table, no one used any because the food stood on it's own with great flavors. However i believe my Granddaughter did dip her fries into some.



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Old 08-14-2021, 09:47 AM   #19
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Great, No ! Now you are going to have me looking for flights back to Dallas!
I'm so glad that you all enjoyed the food there, and from the looks of the onion rings, I'm going to have to grab some of those next time.
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Old 08-14-2021, 03:55 PM   #20
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The best BBQ eatery we visited was Terry Blacks in Dallas. I took my Granddaughter to the Dallas Aquarium and decided to have a late lunch / early dinner.


Unique BBQ restaurant with simple rustic aviance, buy the food by weight. At first it might seem a little pricey, but you can order any size you like, you don't have to get a pound if you only want a single scoop.


Do yourself a favor and don't order the pork ribs; it is not that the pork ribs are bad, but rather that the beef is so far superior, anything else seems so inferior in taste.


All the sides were great, no complaints at all......


The brisket was fantastic, but I went out on a limb and ordered a beef rib just to try them. Definitely a good choice for our feast. Tender melt in your mouth beef, great beefy flavor, with plenty of flavorful bark. If you haven't tried one of his beef ribs, you truly don't know what you are missing.


They were not busy and the pit master allowed me back with him and after washing had a lengthy close up conversation as he wrapped his briskets in butcher paper.







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Old 08-14-2021, 04:13 PM   #21
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I also found a little donut place in White Settlement (Duke's Doughnuts), on the west side of Fort Worth. I have to say the light fluffy pillowy morsels of fried dough simply melts in your mouth. Truly addictive, I made a trip there almost every morning.


My Granddaughter also become very fond of the Kolaches (Sausage Rolled in a wonderfully light yeast dough). Simply delicious....


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