The great thing about good barbecue is that it can come from anywhere – some of North Texas' best joints started as little more than a smoker in a trailer. If you're looking for some killer barbecue with a small footprint, check out these tiny operations that pack big flavor.
Nate’s BBQ To-Go
2009 W. Hebron Pkwy #100, Carrollton
Nate’s is legitimate take-out barbecue. You can eat in the teeny-tiny dining room, but you don't need to dine in to dig Nate's excellent brisket and pork ribs.
1213 FM 407, Argyle
It doesn't get much simpler than a single-wide trailer in a gravel parking lot next to a gas station/liquor store. At 407 in Argyle, the pencil-width slices of brisket are melt-in-your-mouth tender, the ribs have their own flavorful dry rub and the jalapeño sausage is juicy with cheese liberally mixed in.
Last Supper BBQ
Fort Worth; locations vary
Chris Salone's experience on the competitive barbecue circuit means this barbecue trailer is well worth tracking down. Try the sausage, St. Louis-cut ribs or the chili made with brisket.
425 U.S. 377 South, Argyle
The team behind Barley & Board continue their Argyle domination with Bumbershoot Barbecue, a vintage travel trailer-turned-barbecue truck tucked away into the woods behind Earl's 377. It's now open for both lunch and dinner, so it's easier than ever to try their three-meat plate with brisket, ribs and sausage.