Mike Anderson’s BBQ – Dallas

I love BBQ and Texas. I recently was caught by surprise by a restaurant called Mike Anderson’s BBQ. I wasn’t sure what to expect going inside.

Who was Mike Anderson? I don’t know! I didn’t quite get it, but hey, this place has been in business since 1981, so I figured it had to be good to make it in Dallas. When I drove up to the restaurant, I noticed a long line outside. Much to my relief though, it wasn’t that long of a wait.

As soon as I entered, I felt welcomed. The whole restaurant is cafeteria style and everyone gets their own meats. Besides your favorite meets, you also get a “Goodie Bar”, which had a pretty mean salad, and some great sauces. Continue reading

Texas Pride BBQ—Adkins

I graduated from high school last year and decided that I wanted to take my best friends out for one last hurrah.  We wanted BBQ and we wanted it Texas style.  To be honest, I hadn’t really found much I liked in the greater San Antonio area, so I researched some of the best restaurants in town.  Texas Pride was one of the best-reviewed restaurants, so I figured I’d give them a shot.

We were a party of 12 and so we all settled on a huge order of the best meats available.  Two of my friends wanted pork ribs, and three other guys wanted brisket.  We couldn’t agree on anything, so the waitress convinced us to order the Texas Tailgater, which was a special menu made for big and carnivorous parties like us.  We started with three pounds of brisket, two pounds of sausage, two racks of ribs and one pound of turkey. Continue reading