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Where Else Could Pres. Obama Have Eaten BBQ in Austin?

President Obama visited Austin yesterday and had lunch at Stubb's BBQ, a choice that some food nerds found surprising, given the growing list of choices on offer in Austin.

So where else could the President have dined on brisket and pork? To help answer that question, we asked Austin American-Statesman restaurant critic Matthew Odam.

He has a new review today of a newer barbeque restaurant in West Campus called Freedmen's. To hear more about Freedmen's and other places on Odam's list of suggestions, click the player above. Below, a sampling of Austin reaction to Obama's choice: 

Nathan Bernier is the transportation reporter at KUT. He covers the big projects that are reshaping how we get around Austin, like the I-35 overhaul, the airport's rapid growth and the multibillion-dollar transit expansion Project Connect. He also focuses on the daily changes that affect how we walk, bike and drive around the city. Got a tip? Email him at Follow him on X @KUTnathan.
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