Thompson’s BBQ

1018-A E. Loop 304
Crockett, TX 75835

Phone: 936-544-5193
Hours: Open Tue-€“Sat 11-€“7. Closed Sun & Mon.

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May 21, 2008

As a general rule, the barbecue biz is pretty low-tech, but we noticed that owner Robert Thompson and his wife, Linda, both wore wireless telephone headsets. Perhaps this be-prepared attitude is the secret to Thompson’s success. He insists that pecan is the correct wood and that twelve hours is the correct smoking time. Tender brisket and pork shoulder bore out his theories, although the meat could have done with a lot less salt in the…