In the South, we love our barbecue. Having lived near Memphis, TN my whole life, I remember the surprise in finding Texans love their brisket and vowed I’d never turn my back on barbecue done the “right way,” lumps of pork smothered in bitter-sweet sauce. And while I still favor my palette that originated on the banks of the muddy waters, I have made room for the Texas take on my childhood favorites.
Shoepf’s Bar-B-Que in Belton offers a wide range of smoked, dry rubbed barbecue awesomeness. You walk in to a giant menu of meals and plates. Ribs are ordered by the pound, and sides include everything from cheesy mashed potatoes to cole slaw. I’ve been a couple of times, and I have to say, I have pretty much enjoyed everything and have always left full. Continue reading