HERE YOU GO! The 2018 Year End Nick's Local Eats /Q up the Burgers Top 30 BBQ Joints and Top Destination BBQ Joints. Did your favorite BBQ Joints make the list? Who has your favorite BBQ in Houston and surrounding areas?
#1 Tejas Chocolate & Barbecue - Tomball
#2 Corkscrew BBQ - Spring, TX
#3 Roegels Barbecue Co.- Houston, TX
#4 Willow's Texas BBQ - Houston, TX
#5 Feges BBQ - Houston, TX
#6 Pinkerton's Barbecue - Houston, TX
#7 The Pit Room - Houston, TX
#8 Reveille Barbecue Co. - Magnolia, TX
#9 Blood Bros. BBQ - Houston, TX
#10 Gatlin's BBQ & Catering - Houston, TX
#11 Killen's BBQ - Pearland, TX
#12 Southern Q BBQ Catering - Spring, TX
#13 My Yard Reaction BBQ - Pop Ups - Houston and surrounding areas
#14 El Burro & the Bull Restaurant - Houston, TX
#15 Tin Roof BBQ - Atascocita, TX
#16 JQ's Tex Mex BBQ - Houston & surrounding pop ups
#17 Jackson St. BBQ - Houston, TX
#18 Pappas Delta Blues Smokehouse  - Webster, TX
#19 Ray's Texas Smoke Barbecue - Pop Ups - Houston
#20 Harlem Road Texas BBQ - Richmond, TX
#21 Ray’s Real Pit BBQ Shack - Houston, TX
#22 Buck's Barbeque Co - Houston
#23 Bexar County - Tomball Farmer's Market
#24 Brisket House - Houston, TX
#25 Brookstreet Bar-B-Q - Multiple Locations
#26 Pappa Charlie's Barbecue - Cypress
#27 Brooks’ Place - Cypress, TX
#28 BBQ Godfather - Magnolia, TX
#29 Pizzitola’s Bar-B-Que - Houston, TX
#30 Fainmous Barbecue - Houston, TX

Congratulations to all the pitmasters of the best Houston and surrounding areas. Scott Jr. Moore, Greg Moore, Michelle DudleyHolland, Will Buckman Nichole Daigle Buckman, Russell Roegels, Misty Roegels, Willow Villarreal Jasmine Barela, Patrick Feges, Erin Smith Feges, Grant Pinkerton, Michael Sambrooks, Michael Michna, James McFarland, Quy Hoang, Robin Wong, Terry Terr Wong, Greg Gatlin, Ronnie Killen, Steve Garner, Sherice Ware Garner, Wade Elkins, John Avila III, Veronica Avila, Brek Webber, Joseph Quellar, Bryan Caswell, Ray Dominguez, Ara Malekian, Wayne Kammerl, Tony Faour, Trent Brooks, Josh Scott, Wesley Jurena.  Thank you to Bryan Norton, Andrew Martinez, Julian Christopher Reid, Michael Fulmer, Jonathan R. Cohen and The Smoking Ho (Jimmy) for so many great conversations about Texas Q and being great supporters of real Texas BBQ. #houbbq #Quptheburgers #NicksLocalEats

BBQ Roadtrip? The 2018 Year End Nick's Local Eats /Q up the Burgers Top Destination BBQ Joints. Did your favorite destination BBQ Joints make the list? Who has your favorite BBQ in all of Texas?
#1 Louie Mueller Barbecue - Taylor, TX
#2 Truth BBQ - Brenham, TX
#3 Micklethwait Craft Meats - Austin, TX
#4 2M Smokehouse & catering - San Antonio
#5 Terry Black's Barbecue - Austin, TX
#6 Brotherton's Black Iron Barbecue - Pflugerville, TX
#7 Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew - Austin, TX
#8 LeRoy and Lewis - Austin, TX
#9 Snow's BBQ - Lexington, TX
#10 Blue Moon BBQ - Hearne, TX
#11 Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ  - Austin, TX
#12 Hays Co. Bar-B-Que and Catering - San Marcos
#13 Baker Boys BBQ - Gonzalez, TX
#14 Heim Barbecue & Catering - Ft. Worth
#15 Southside Market & BBQ - Elgin, TX
#16 la Barbecue - Austin, TX
#17 Buzzie’s BBQ - Kerrville
#18 Heavy's BBQ - Hondo, TX
#19 Fargo's Pit BBQ - Bryan, TX
So many destination BBQ Joints I haven't been to yet… Top of the list are Pecan Lodge - Dallas, TX, Franklin’s , Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Q up - Llano, TX , Black’s Barbecue, Kreuz Market - Lockhart, TX, Bodacious Bar-B-Q - Longview, TX, City Market - Luling, TX, Cattleack Barbeque - Dallas