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J Mueller for lunch!

So - went to J Mueller's meat co. for lunch.  Left at 10:30 thinking the line would be huge - but it's a chilly day.  No line, was done at 11, and now I'm back at work ready for a nap at 11:30.  The plate you see is 1/4lb brisket and 1/2 lb beef short rib, and a mexican coke.  TT&L ~16 bucks.

BBQ was a good inspiration for this weekends brisket.  Fantastic - got the 'moist' and it was both flat and point still together.  Bark was thick, peppery and sticky (Beef love?)  The rib was crazy good - same thick crust.  The BBQ sauce was very spicy (hot), a little goes a long way.  Too much can cover it up in a hurry.

There was a line when I left.  The pit is right there in a shack - you can tell he doesn't go for high volume production.  Large offset smoker, three 3 foot doors.  The facility is outdoors, picnic tables and trailers for food service.  He's gotta be looking to upgrade, maybe wise enough to wait for a restaurateur to help instead of just some dude with cash?

Time to sleep.
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,285
    Man, I need a nap just from looking. I haven't even had lunch yet

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,776
    \:D/ I could go for a plate of that. Beats my salad I just ate.

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

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  • NecessaryIndulgNecessaryIndulg Posts: 1,113
    That's not fair.  =P~

    I had a salad, too, @Griffin. ; <kicks the dirt & pouts>
    I'm Kristi ~ Live in FL ~ BGE since 2003.
    I write about food & travel on Necessary Indulgences -
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  • That's not fair.  =P~

    I had a salad, too, @Griffin. ; <kicks the dirt & pouts>
    me too. Sigh.


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  • sumoconnellsumoconnell Posts: 976
    I might have one for dinner.  

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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,776

     

    That's not fair.  =P~

    I had a salad, too, @Griffin. ; <kicks the dirt & pouts>
    me too. Sigh.


    And some strawberries and a banana. And some venison summer sausage cause what's a meal without Bambi. :D

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

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  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,851
    way better than the very mediocre mogolian beef takeout I just had. 
    LOOK AT THE SIZE OF THAT BONE!!!!!! 


    ok, that really was meant innocently. 
    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
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  • bbqlearnerbbqlearner Posts: 736
    Looks good. Thought it closed last time? Where's the location now?

    Houston, TX - Buddy LBGE, Don SBGE, Tiny Mini & Shiny Momma Pitts n Spitts

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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 6,791
    Man, I'm jealous... my lunch was not nearly as good.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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  • sumoconnellsumoconnell Posts: 976
    on east 6th, on the corner of 6th and perdenales.

    I drove right by it - but I could smell it!

    I'd have a hard time finding beef ribs with that much meat on them. Still wondering what to have for dinner :-)
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  • dpittarddpittard Posts: 126
    This is proof as to why beef ribs are called Dino Bones!  Good grief!

    LBGE with a massive wish list
    Athens, Ga.
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,269
    Keep getting good works on that. Thanks for the tip.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

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