Tha Curtis- a combination of chopped brisket, Fritos, onions, jalapenos , with a side of pickles. The name, to me, a mystery, takes me back to a friend from a time long gone, who used to pile everything he could find at the family BBQ on to his pulled pork sandwich as if the BBQ chips and baked beans were somehow plotting to run away before he had a chance to eat them.
… is my favorite here.
Miller’s smokehouse started like every BBQ joint should, from the ground up. With
humble beginnings simply selling their homemade sausage wraps out of a crockpot back in 2008, Millers smokehouse,under the leadership of family member Dusty Miller, has since grown from crockpot sausage wraps, to a “full service” BBQ joint ranked in the top 50 Best Texas BBQ Joints by Texas Highways magazine.
Tha Curtis, that blend of beans, pulled pork, Fritos, onions and jalapeños is my go to meal. Naturally, I add on a “side” of ribs, some Mac and cheese and a depending on if Mary is with me or not, either chocolate pudding or the southern staple, banana pudding. A well rounded meal indeed-
The ribs and brisket are warm, tender and smoky and with an excellent blend of “meat candy” (fat) are worth the visit all on their own.
Walking into the restaurant in downtown Belton, just a stones throw from their original home, you’re greeted by a large, clean, open seating dining room with an odd yet homey mix of seating. The dining room is often times packed with families enjoying that typical Texas summertime meal of brisket, beans and Mac & cheese, with an occasional rib tossed in the mix. Family, after all, is what keeps Miller’s going.
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