Colter’s BBQ in Downtown Dallas

I always remembered the name Colter’s, because I remember their TV commercials growing up. But I never actually ate at Colter’s until recently. When the family and I went to celebrate a cousin’s graduation, we decided to go to Colter’s and taste real Texas BBQ.

Well, it wasn’t quite “real BBQ” in the true sense of the word. That’s not to say that it was a bad experience, I just wasn’t overwhelmed. When we went we tried the beef brisket as well as an order of classic ribs and baby back ribs. I also snuck in a few bites of my friend’s pulled pork. Continue reading

The Salt Lick BBQ – Driftwood

I just have to start this off by saying that I had really high expectations for this restaurant.  I’ve seen it on the Food Network, all my co-works talk about it…it is everywhere.  When something is hyped up so much you pretty much know you are going to be disappointed, so I put off going for quite awhile.  I have never been more wrong in my life!  This is last-meal-ever kind of good. This is, I don’t care if I gain 20 pounds kind of good!  Trust me.

My boyfriend and I headed over there just last weekend.  One thing that I really disliked about the place is the super long wait.  We are talking hours here, so be sure you get there with plenty of time to spare.  The place is BYOB, which is good to know for next time, I’m sure a brew or two will make the wait seem shorter.  But as the saying goes, “hunger is the best sauce”, and this food was totally worth the wait.
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