• October 2021
  • Texas Monthly

Texas Monthly 50 Best BBQ Joints 2021

We're honored to be named among several generations of pitmasters doing remarkable things in the biz of BBQ. Hutchins BBQ is one of Texas Monthly's prestigious Top 50 Best BBQ Joints in Texas 2021!

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  • December 2021
  • The Manual

You Can Now Have Texas Barbecue Delivered

"While nothing beats the experience of eating Texas barbecue on location, there’s another option that’s now available without ever leaving the comfort of your home. Hutchins BBQ, a family-owned North Texas institution, is delivering a taste of its world-famous barbecue nationwide. As one of Texas Monthly “Top 50 BBQ Joints,” Hutchins BBQ offers a world-class barbecue experience without stepping foot into North Texas."

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  • October 2021

Dallas Cowboys fans fuel tailgate parties with Hutchins BBQ

ADSN TV visits Hutchins Frisco and rates us best in Texas!

  • August 2021
  • Eater Dallas

McKinney Favorite Hutchins BBQ Makes a Comeback With an Acclaimed Texas Pitmaster

"Now that it’s back in action, the Hutchins family has teamed up with Texas barbecue titan John Mueller, who will serve as pitmaster at the restaurant."

  • February 2021
  • Local Profile Collin County

A Month After a New Year’s Eve Fire, Hutchins Barbecue Is Ready to Rebuild

“By 10:30 on the night of New Year’s Eve, Tim had been notified, and the fire department was on scene. All in all, the fire at Hutchins Barbecue affected a 10-by-10 square-foot area, causing enough damage that much of the roof and attic will have to be replaced. Their sprinkler system and the fire department’s quick response prevented it from being much worse. Ever since, Hutchins’ McKinney location has been closed."

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  • 2020
  • Dallas Morning News

Hutchins BBQ Named Best BBQ in DFW!

"After three rounds of voting and over 60,000 votes cast, Dallas-Fort Worth has chosen a winner. Congratulations to Hutchins BBQ for winning the 2020 Readers’ Choice Best in D-FW: Best BBQ competition."

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  • JULY 2020
  • Texas Highways

How to Make the Best Brisket at Home According to Hutchins BBQ

"Hutchins BBQ, a DFW staple since the 1990s, has simple tips for the home pit master. The business has had to pivot to providing mostly drive-thru service, but despite the pandemic and the rise in brisket prices, it has been able to keep its employees working, and has even hired on more people."

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  • JUNE 2020
  • Simply Meat Smoking

Charlie's Round up of The Best BBQ in Dallas Texas (15 Joints You Must Try)

"The staff is friendly and warm, especially towards new customers who they take under their wing. They recommend all the good stuff (is there any bad?)"

  • MAY 2020 | MYRECIPES

5 Southern Pitmasters Share Their Secrets

"At the end of 2019, Hutchins BBQ—with locations in both McKinney and Frisco, Texas—launched an e-commerce site making their famous Texas-style brisket, ribs, sausage, seasonings and sauces available for shipping nationwide. Little did they know at the time how rewarding this would be for barbecue-loving fans during Covid-19, who are getting to enjoy Hutchins’ goods from home throughout National Barbecue Month (May) and beyond." Click here to view our shop!

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  • APRIL 2020 | FORBES

From Shake Shack To BBQ, Great Mail Order Meals

“You will taste this melt-in-your-mouth, smoked low-and-slow brisket and feel a little sad for all those years you lived without it.” 

  • February 2020 | Texas Monthly

Where to Find Great Surf & Turf, Barbecue Style

"Take it from Tim Hutchins, whose barbecue joint used to be named Hutchins Bar-B-Q & Catfish when it moved to its current location in McKinney in 1991." - Daniel Vaughn

  • 2019
  • Dallas Observer

100 Dallas Restaurants You Must Try in 2020

"Top pick: Everything — all the meat, all the sides — is good. Hutchins might be the most well-rounded smoked meat joint in the region." - Dallas Observer

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  • December 2019
  • Jody Dean

Jody’s Top Ten Favorite DFW Barbecue Restaurants of 2019

"The love of making both great barbecue and customers happy is evident in everything Hutchins does - from the award-winning brisket to the quickly- sold out bacon-wrapped stuffed jalapeño and cream cheese Texas Twinkies."

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  • October 22, 2019
  • Food Network

10+ Amazing, Edible Gifts You Don't Have to Make

"If you have a barbecue lover in your life, meat from this Texas-based establishment. These jalapeno-cheddar links are made with real slices of peppers that pack a punch. And if you're looking to go big on barbecue, we love the restaurant's Prime Brisket, which is plenty big to feed a crowd."

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  • September 2019
  • Dallas News

Food festival adds smokin’ component: barbecue

Attendees to the event on Saturday, Oct. 26 will find bites from seven barbecue joints in Dallas-Fort Worth.

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  • August 2019 Issue

O Magazine - The O List

Hutchins BBQ was listed in O Magazine's August issue on The O List. The magazine says of Hutchins brisket “You will taste this melt-in-your-mouth, smoked low-and-slow brisket and feel a little sad for all those years you lived without it.” 

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  • July 2019
  • Bob Vila

15 Pit Stops Every Barbecue Enthusiast Should Make

"We’ve scoured expert and customer reviews to find the top 15..."

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  • June 2019
  • Crave DFW

Hutchins BBQ Woos Aspen Food & Wine Revelers

Event-goers waited in long lines at the Grand Tasting Pavilion inside the symbolic, white-top tents of the Classic to get a taste of authentic Texas barbecue.

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  • May 2019

Best Bites from Iron Fork 2019

Hutchins BBQ drew long lines with perfectly smoked brisket, juicy jalapeno sausage and Texas Twinkies.

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  • March 2019
  • Dallas Observer

Our Favorite Bites (and Moments) From Between the Buns 2019

"...Hutchins’ slider was quickly one of the best bites at the festival."

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  • Texas Monthly

The 50 Best BBQ Joints... In The World!

Hutchins BBQ named one of the best BBQ joints in the world by Texas Monthly. 

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  • February 2019
  • Fox 4

Three Bone Short Beef Ribs

Pitmaster Tim Hutchins from Hutchins BBQ is cooking up something mouth-watering short ribs for Good Day.

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  • November 2018
  • Thrillist

The 11 Best Bites at Texas Monthly’s BBQ Fest

Texas Monthly BBQ Fest had everything a meat lover could ever want.

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  • October 2018
  • Plano Moms

Where is our Favorite Texas BBQ?

Plano Moms weight in on their favorite Texas BBQ.

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Why is the barbecue business in Texas so hot-blooded? 4 notable family feuds

Dallas Morning News

Family Behind Famed McKinney BBQ Restaurant Engage in Legal Battle Over ‘Hutchins' Name

Community Shoutout: Hutchins BBQ Texas Twinkie sales helps local family


News Bites: Dallas All-Star Chefs Cook For Charity, Barbecue Family Feud, and a $95 Taco


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