By the time Mueller got his food trailer up and running down in the Bouldin Creek neighborhood Austin eaters were foaming at the mouth. Veteran hounds wanted to see if he would be able to replicate the quality of the output from his days in the old brick and mortar restaurant on Manor Road while newcomers wondered what all the fuss was about.
Mueller came out of the chute hard staking his claim to being the best barbecue in the state within weeks of opening. Soon enough, the lines came and now if you’re not queued up good and early chances are you’re simply not going to get fed.
Here’s a hot link to the most popular article I wrote on Mueller last year. It’s a doozy. http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/index.cfm/2011/6/7/The-Definitive-Article-On-The-New-John-Mueller-Barbecue-Joint-Scrumptiouschef-Interviews-The-Legend