Franklin Barbecue will be closed through November 10th, reopening on Friday, November 11th. Aaron Franklin and his wife Stacy are taking a little bit of a vacation out west while some of the other staff head east for a competition.
You may notice the lines are shorter, becoming non-existent. No matter how long you wait or how loudly you pound on the door, there's no meat to slide down your gullet. Now you can be the person informing the crowd of this news - the one no one will trust, thinking you're just trying to be sneaky and take their spots for your barbecue order for the whole office.
Franklin Barbecue had a great showing this weekend at the Texas Monthly BBQ Fest, winning "Best Brisket," to no surprise. Check back with Eater Austin later today for full coverage and photos.
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