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Aaron Franklin on Tending the Fire at Franklin Barbecue

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Here's a segment from the Cooking Channel's Unique Eats that covers Franklin Barbecue (although they visit the now-shuttered trailer on I-35 as opposed to their current brick-and-mortar location). Aaron Franklin's on hand to discuss his brisket secrets, but it doesn't seem to be much more than salt, pepper, smoke, and magic: "There's really nothing you could ever read in a book that would teach you how to tend a fire. It's really more of an experience thing." They also bring up the restaurant's infamous lines, but, as one commenter puts it, "it's not like waiting at the DMV." Here's the video:

Video: Franklin Barbecue on Unique Eats

· Unique Eats: Barbecue [Cooking Channel]
· All Franklin Barbecue Coverage on Eater Austin [-EATX-]

Franklin Barbecue

900 East 11th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 653-1187 Visit Website

Franklin Barbecue

900 E. 11th street Austin, TX 78702

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