Barbecue in the Big D

May is National Barbecue Month, and everybody knows the very best is right here in Texas!We’ve put together a list of Dallas-Fort Worth area eateries where you can celebrate this mouthwatering staple of Texas culture. (Dallas has more restaurants per capita than New York City!)Pecan Lodge– Voted “Best Barbecue” inD Magazine(2013)Dallas Farmers Market, Shed 2, 1010 S. Pearl St. Dallas, TX 75201D Magazinewrites:“Local foodies are gaga over this small restaurant in Shed 2 of the Dallas Farmers Market. The menu is ?authentic Southern cuisine? and is devoted to helping local farmers and growers. Barbecue lovers are raving over Pecan Lodge?s smoky meats.”Unfortunately, Pecan Lodge is only open for lunch on weekdays but offers breakfast on the weekends.Smokey Jack’s Barbecue,FREE BBQ Brisket Sandwich(Coupon)901 W Royal Lane, Suite 160 Irving, TX 75039The only thing better than barbecue is free barbecue Smokey Jack’s in Irving is accepting the coupon (above) for a free sandwich until the end of August! This local family-owned restaurant is praised most often for its brisket and clean atmosphere.Kenny’s Smoke House-Plano’s Newest BBQ Restaurant5760 Legacy Drive #4 Plano, TX 75024Since its opening in January 2013, Kenny’s Smoke House has quickly become Plano’s favorite spot for Texas barbecue cravings. Located in The Shops at Legacy,this is a great “go-to” for those who live in CB JENI’sPlano townhomes.Which restaurant has your vote for the very best barbecue? Leave a comment below!