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What a great video Shakandara, I just love this type of song!

 

It´s pretty curious to see how the BBQ changes so much from state to state. Even curious is to realize how different your BBQ is from the one made in Brazil. The way we cut the meat, how we grilled it and even the type of spices we use.

 

At least one thing our countries got in common, the best BBQ in Brazil are also made in our southern states. :-D

 

I´m eager to taste the Texas flavors

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Thanks for the great video. We have a number of Brazilian style BBQ places here but nothing that I understand to be Texas authentic BBQ. Most of our BBQ is pork with lots of sauce in the summer. The big thing in glazes right now uses ice wine for the sugar content. Very good but I still want to try brisket.

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On the subject of BBQ, what is the best spot in Denton? I know you have a Rudy's, which is pretty darn good for a chain, but is there a favorite place amongst the locals?

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My first year @ RCon I went to Rudy's. It as pretty darn good. I've yet to go back thou :down:

 

Speakin of food, is their gonna be the Kit's fantastic way to start out Thursday at the Con again breakfast?

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I'm looking forward to seeing all of my friends...and also to knowing my wedding planning is DONE as the wedding is almost immediately after I return from Reapercon so there isn't a darn thing I can do to plan at that point.

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I am SUPER excited to give out some tacklehugs! I've been storing them up all year :) I always look forward to seeing my reaper family and the vacation is much needed this year

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Well, around Denton there are several BBQ joints. My personal favorite is Tredways right down the road from Reaper. There is also Mezger's and Chasin' Tail. I haven't tried Chasin' Tail yet, but folks have said it was good.

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I think this is the year I try Treadway's for lunch! Every year I tell myself I'm gonna stop there I never do. Since this is my last trip for awhile I better do it, ha ha.

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Rudy's is serviceable. The problem is I live around some of the more famous (and deservedly so) Texas BBQ joints and I'm spoiled. (The joy of living in Centeral Texas.) I did a google search for BBQ Denton, TX and Rooster's Roadhouse looked promising as did Metzler's. Dickey's is a chain and they are on par with Rudy's but their taste is a bit sweeter than Rudy's. Rudy's is Rudy's solid Texas style BBQ. What I want to try is there is a roadside vendor over off of Swisher that looks super promising.

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Roadside vendors are often hidden gems. There's a small diner near my house that looks unassuming but has the best pasta in the area.

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I'm somewhat of a BBQ snob... Rudy's is alright if you've never had Mom & Pop Texas BBQ. They are definently a chain. I'm going to be hunting around Denton for a really good BBQ place this year. I plan on getting there a day early to do some preliminary scouting. Worst case scenario I know of a hole in the wall place south of Dallas on the way to Waco. It's a big trailer BBQ pit in the parking lot of a run down gas station, but Gus who runs the BBQ makes fantastic briscuit and ribs. Hopefully he's still around.

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