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Meshack's Bar-Be-Que Shack

Meshack's Bar-Be-Que Shack

photography by Kevin Marple
D Best
240 E. Ave. B
Garland, TX 75040 | Get Directions
214-227-4748 (phone)


Hickory is by far the dominant cooking wood for barbecue in this area, but Travis Mayes chooses the state tree of Texas (pecan) to fuel his smoker. It’s a challenge to find the joint itself, much less a place to park. Ordering is done by shouting into a small screened portion of a soot-covered window. Then a figure appears in the smoky concrete box to hand over a brown sack full of perfectly smoked meat.

Meshack's Bar-Be-Que Shack

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