Jess Pryles

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Travel, Dining Out and Lifestyle stories from a Hardcore Carnivore

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15 Austin Eateries Perfect For Meat Lovers.

Looking to satisfy your carnivorous cravings? This list of Austin restaurants has you covered.

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Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que – Llano, Texas

You haven't lived until you've tried mesquite-smoked prime rib.

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Could this be the most legendary steakhouse in Texas?

Join me for a meat-themed road trip to Abilene and the legendary Perini Ranch

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Joseph’s Riverport Bar-B-Cue: Jefferson, Texas

In the piney woods of East Texas, great barbecue awaits.

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Freedmen’s BBQ in Austin, Texas.

Let's be real, this is some of the best barbecue you'll ever have.

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Five Guys Burgers & Fries

If it's good enough for the President, it's good enough for me.

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Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew

Dinner service, brisket cupcakes and addictive corn casserole.

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Gourmands dive bar and sandwich emporium

Shiner beer cheese and broccoli soup in a bread bowl. Need I say more?

Micklethwait craft meats BBQ in Austin, Texas
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Micklethwait Craft Meats

They call it craft meats, we can just call it barbecue.

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Which type of burger are you?

Short stack or high tower? Identify your preference!

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Kerlin BBQ – big taste, shorter lines

Sometimes it's the quiet guys you gotta watch our for...

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Burger Tex – where you build your own

Quite literally, build your own. They hand over the bun and patty, you do all the rest.

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True Hill Country BBQ at Opie’s in Spicewood, Texas

Sometimes it pays to get out of the city - especially when you get to eat barbecue at Opie's.

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Looking for the best bbq in Austin? Here’s your ultimate guide.

Everything you ever need to know about eating BBQ in Austin - the superstars, the hidden gems, and the old classics.

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Top Notch – An Austin Landmark

As featured in Dazed & Confused, this iconic local burger joint is a perfectly preserved time warp.

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Lucy’s Fried Chicken

Wood-fired grilled oysters and damn good chicken.

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La Barbecue – Cuisine Texicana

There's no one item at La Barbecue you must order, because you have to try it all.

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Brunch in Austin: Olivia

Picnic style fried chicken? A meal that surely even Willie and Waylon would approve.

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Chef Justin Devillier’s La Petite Grocery

Linen tablecloths and burgers go hand in hand at this elegant casual eatery in New Orleans.

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Burro Cheese Kitchen

Got a craving for grilled cheese? Burro will take your sandwich to the next level.

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Elizabeth’s – the home of praline bacon

One of the most popular (and filling!) breakfast spots in New Orleans.

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A Barbecue Restaurant Where You Order The Fried Chicken

The one where I tell you to steer clear of the barbecue, but go for the fried yardbird instead.

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Dirty Martin’s Kumbak Place

It takes a lot of guts to use the word "dirty" in the name of a burger joint...

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Porfirio’s Breakfast Tacos & Lunch Plates

Austin is a city obsessed with breakfast tacos, and at Porfirio's Tacos you understand why.

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El Sapo – Onion Rings, Burgers and Botanas

From classic burgers and curly fries to lamb burgers and queso fries, El Sapo is a burger haven on the Eastside.

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Fond artery-hardening memories of the State Fair of Texas

Where the motto should be "if you can eat it, we can fry it".

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The Joint, New Orleans – the place for big easy bbq.

Turns out there's great barbecue in Louisiana.

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Sawyer & Co – get your Louisiana brunch on in Texas

With classic diner fare during the week, Sawyer & Co gets a lil' fancy with their weekend brunches.

The Company Burger in New Orleans

Is this New Orlean’s best burger? The Company Burger

Burger's aren't usually on the list of "must eat" dishes when in New Orleans, but Company Burger changes that.

Valentina's Tex Mex barbecue, Austin

Is Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ the ultimate in fusion cuisine?

You'll never have to make the cruel choice between having tacos or barbecue for dinner, because now you can have both.

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Gus’s Fried Chicken – A “Must Put In Face” Experience

Bringing their poultry prowess from Memphis to Austin, cheap and cheerful chicken can be found at Gus's.

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Crabby Jack’s has strong po boy game

Head off the beaten tourist path to find some of the best po boys in New Orleans

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Louie Mueller Barbecue, the Cathedral of Smoke

Push open the creaky wire door and step inside the grand cathedral of Texas BBQ.

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Why Hays Co. BBQ Is Completely Worth The Drive

There's not much that is worth battling traffic on I-35 for, but this BBQ just might be it.

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The most influential person at a barbecue restaurant.

And it’s not the butcher, or the owner, or even the pitmaster himself...

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The reliable comfort of Whataburger

Whataburger is everything you want fast food to be - cheap, fast, comforting, consistent and actually tasty.