Texas Twosome: Does Hog Pit Stand a Chance Against Hill Country?

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Photo: Courtesy of Pig Trip

Pig Trip visits the new Hog Pit and manages to find a few reasons why anyone would pick its pitless “barbecue” over Hill Country across the way: Lower cost, no line, more of a bar scene, and a burger and fried items. “Mind you, none of the above reasons would sway me from entering Hill Country, but I can see the logic for someone else.” Actually, Pig Trip has a point — after all, even with its liquid smoke and watered-down margs, Dallas BBQ manages to thrive across from the far more authentic RUB. We can see people opting for Hog Pit just for the quick-and-dirty kitsch of it. Then again, Dallas BBQ has quite a following — we’ll see whether Hog Pit loyalists warm to the new, squeaky-clean location when the original closes at the end of the year.

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