Some of the omissions on the list are so glaring we wonder if the authors have ever even broken bread in Texas. We'll have a more detailed analysis up later. For now, here's the list:

Alamo The Original Willie's

Amarillo Tyler's

Austin Franklin, John Mueller, LA Barbecue, Lamberts, Stiles Switch. Google map of all 50 after the jump

Belton Miller's Smokehouse

Bryan Fargo's

Cypress Brooks' Place

Dallas Lockhart Smokehouse, Pecan Lodge

Eagle Lake Austin's

Fannin McMillan's

Fort Worth Cousin's, Longoria's

Fredericksburg Cranky Frank's

Galveston Leon's World's Finest In & Out

Garland Meshack's

Giddings City Meat Market

Grapevine Bartley's

Henderson Bob's

Houston Gatlin's, Virgie's

Jasper Billy's Old Fashion

Jefferson Joseph's Riverport

Kerrville Buzzie's

Lexington Snow's

Livingston Hitch-N-Post

Llano Cooper's

Lockhart Black's, Kreuz Market

Luling City Market

Marlin Whup's

McKinney Hutchins

Mexia Kirby's

Peadenville Hashknife on the Chisholm

Pearsall Cowpoke's

Pecos Pody's

Rockport Hatfields

San Antonio The Granary, Two Bros

San Marcos Hays Co. Bar-B-Que

Smithville Zimmerhanzel's

Spicewood Opie's

Spring Corkscrew

Sweetwater Big Boy's

Taylor Louie Mueller

Tyler Stanley's

Victoria Mumphord's Place

google map of all the joints