CREEDMOOR: Wilhite's Barbeque
4903 D FM 1327
Creedmoor, TX 78610
Open W-Thu 10:30-3:30, F 10:30-9, Sat 10:30-3:30
Robert Wilhite is both mayor and resident pitmaster in Creedmoor, Texas. He runs one of the few restaurants in town, and I'd guess this is the best one. Don't let the adjoining Valero station fool you into thinking this is some fly-by-night barbecue stand. Robert's dad started this place back in 1962 and it's been smoking ever since. These days the meat is smoked in one of two custom designed cylindrical smokers that function like a lazy susan for meat. They are fed with all post oak wood, and there's not a gas line in sight. The smell of smoke was strong as soon as we got out of the car and only increased once we were inside. Ordering is done at the counter and a cutting board isn't too far away. This allows a few for a few special requests while the meat is being sliced. We were just here for meat and soon a pile of sausage, ribs and sliced brisket were piled high on butcher paper.
(I've included both of these photos so you can take notice, as I often do, how much better Nick's photos are than mine.)
|Photo by Nicholas McWhirter|
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