Ribs. Homemade sausage. Slow-smoked Brisket. Ice-cold beer. Everything you need for an authentic and comforting Texas-style barbecue right here in the metro...
Woody's Texas Bar-B-Q brings the iconic Texan classic to the metro in a cozy dive in Makati, serving ribs, brisket, and smoked sausage links recreating the comforting flavors of the Lone Star State. Inside Woody's Texas Bar-B-Q, the whole Texan concept is experienced, from the decor to the music, and of course, the barbecue. Grab a cold beer and prepare yourself for an honest homespun Texan feast at Woody's Texas Bar-B-Q, and you can hang your hat on that...
They may be young, but it's not their first rodeo in the fast-paced food business. Elian and Ines Habayeb (L), the young and dynamic couple behind Chihuahua Mexican Grill, and Chef Christian Vecin (R) offers some of the best Texan-style barbecue this side of the border, with all the signature fixins' to complete your Texan-style feast.
Woody's Texas Bar-B-Q also offers an extensive selection of cocktails guaranteed to sooth your tired body after a long day on the concrete trails. Have a tall and frozen Long Island Ice Tea (P 140), a naughty Chihuarita (P 180), Woody's take on the frozen margarita, or the refreshing Rum & Coke Slush (P 120), a refreshing spin on the Cuba Libre and a personal favorite. Other signature cocktails include A Smokin' Good Bloody (P 180), Woody's version upgrade of the Bloody Mary, or a good old-fashioned Whiskey Shot (P 95). Then, there's the equally wide variety of "hop juice," that's beer in Tex-talk, including Brew Kettle (P 44), Blue Moon (P 160), Red Horse (P 44), Budweiser (P (P 120) as well as craft ails from local breweries like The Cebruery, Katipunan, Great Island and Craftpoint to American microbreweries like Rogue, Anderson Valley, and Gordon Biersch, just ask your server what's available. Have some draft beer and enjoy it in a Texas Size Mug, a pint or pitcher, your call.
Start with some Barbecue Nachos (P 125), a preview of Woody's barbecue flavors. Tender shreds of brisket add a beefy punch to the crisp nachos, with just a hint of the smokiness for that signature Texan touch. Great with a cold beer.
At Woody's Texas Bar-B-Q, it's all about cooking slow and low for real Texan flavors. And you can enjoy big flavors from little bites with Woody's Sliders (P 85), with beef brisket, pulled pork, or sausage links. A plate of Texas Hot Links (P 95 One Link/P 175 Sandwich/P 205 Plate/P 465 Pound) and a cold beer is another winning pair.
But if you've got a Texas-sized appetite, no worries. The Clutch City Sandwich (P 255) does the trick. Piled high with a hefty mound of beef brisket and links, coleslaw, pickles, and bold and smoky barbecue sauce, this one's a winner. And no surprise too, it's named after the city of Houston, home of the Rockets, back-to-back winners of the NBA back in 1994-1995. The tender beef, with its distinct smoky hint, combines well with the equally smoky and richly seasoned links, perfectly tempered by the tart and refreshing coleslaw for balanced flavors. The homemade links, made from a richly seasoned and slow-smoked beef and pork blend, is contained in an all-natural hog casing that delivers a fresh "snap" with every bite. It's a real Texan-sized all-meat sandwich with all the smoky goodness to satisfy any craving. Complete your Clutch City Sandwich with a choice of two sides (just add P 95), which include Coleslaw, Potato Salad, Country Beans, Dirty Rice, Mac n' Queso or go The Whole Nine Yards with one of each (P 240-5oz/P 600-16oz/P 1,000-32oz). Other Extras include Jalapeno Corn Bread (P 25), Dinner Roll (P 15), Corn-on-the-Cob (P 45), Sausage (P 95-one link), and Baked Potato (P 125 Loaded/P 235 with meat).
But there's one dish that's the ideal introductory meal to first-timers at Woody's Texas Bar-B-Q, the impressive Three-Peat (P 295 Plate/P 625 Pound), a combo dish with your choice of any three smoked meats. It's the Texan trifecta at Woody's Texas Bar-B-Q...
...and here's my very own Three-Peat, with Pulled Pork, Beef Brisket, and Ribs with a side of Potato Salad and Coleslaw. The tender Pulled Pork, made from pork butt and smoked for seven hours and more, is perfectly juicy with the delicate sweetness of pork punctuated by a layer of smokiness. Add some of Woody's hot sauce for an even more flavorful kick, but have an ice-cold beer by your side just in case the lingering heat is more than you can handle. The Ribs are fork-tender and fall-off-the-bone, draped in a sweet and smoky barbecue glaze for rich flavors. The ribs are prepped and rubbed with a variety of spices and seasonings, including cumin, paprika, chili, cayenne, onion and garlic powder, crusted with brown sugar, pepper, and Himalayan pink salt before being smoked for six or more hours in low heat. The fat is perfectly rendered, as the ribs remain juicy with all the flavors infused in the meat. And the Beef Brisket, considered by Texans as the "Mount Everest of Barbecue," with its distinct colorful layers of moist and juicy pink center with its dark-brown smoke ring, capped by a dark and brittle bark with its concentrated flavors of spices, seasoning and hickory smoke. In Kansas, Tennessee, and the Carolinas, pork is the quintessential barbecue, while in Texas, barbecue is beef. And the real challenge is yielding a tender and juicy texture from an otherwise tough slab of beef with all the rich flavors from slow smoking.
Each type of smoked meat deliver uniquely distinct flavors, with the mild sweetness of the pulled pork, to the more robust notes of the ribs with its rich barbecue glaze, and the beefy punch from the brisket. It's Texas on a plate. I pair my Three-Peat with Woody's Potato Salad, with huge chunks of potatoes draped in a creamy dressing; and the Coleslaw with its tart and sour dressing and crisp thin shreds of cabbage and carrots.
For dessert, indulge in Woody's signature sweet treats, like the Bourbon Banana Pie (P 125), the rustic and crumbly Apple Pie (P 135) topped with ice cream, and the sweet Coca-Cola Cake (P 95) made with the world's favorite soda. Like the signature mains, the desserts are uncomplicated yet spot on to cap your feast on a high note. And there's more. Catch Woody's Texas Bar-B-Q's daily specials, with their Happy Hour from 4-7pm daily for 2 for 1 Frozen Cocktails, 2-fer Tuesdays where you get two free sides with your order, Beef Ribs Wednesdays for ribs just the way Texans love it, Champ's Chili Thursdays for a taste of Pit Boss and Chef Chris Vecin's award-winning chili, and the Weekend Brunch from 11am-3pm for eggs, pancakes, and coffee along with your favorite smoked meats. Pick any day of the week and enjoy...
Pit Boss Chef Chris, Macel, Dhel, Jen and Chard guarantee authentic Texas BBQ "so good you'll slap yo mama" at Woody's Texas Bar-B-Q. Take a detour from the concrete trail and blaze your way to Woody's, it's the real deal in Texas barbecue.
Woody's Texas Bar-B-Q is located at 7838 Makati Avenue directly across A-Venue Mall in Makati or call 891-3192 and 0916-373-7308 for inquiries. You can also call Food Panda for deliveries. Check out their FB Page here at https://www.facebook.com/woodystexasbbq.
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