My first search was for the good barbecue that Texas is famous for. Lunch at Pinkertons included tender, smoky brisket that I had been looking for though the sides were not well-made. The previous night I had good pulled pork at shake shack, but a very disappointing Paul crib that was sweet, tough and I don’t think had seen a smoker.
Today I went in a different direction and found Shifu
noodles, a little place in the shopping center that had spicy, authentic Dan Dan noodles that made my mouth smile, specially when I had it sweet and spicy peanuts for some crunch. If you are in San Antonio I highly recommend this unpretentious place, With several Szechuan pepper spiced dishes.
I suspect they meant Smoke Shack. I’ve never been, but it shows up on a list of best pulled pork in San Antonio. That place also sells individulal ribs for $3.25. The picture shows ribs with a fair amount of bark, but I’d never trust a website photo.