Loro with Tyson Cole and Aaron Franklin

Loro is an “Asian smokehouse” restaurant created by Austin chef Tyson Cole and pitmaster Aaron Franklin. Loro infuses traditional Texas BBQ with Asian flavors. The casual, indoor-outdoor restaurant is incredibly popular with locals who line up for bold, exciting flavors. The menu features dishes such as smoked beef brisket with Thai herbs and chili gastrique; smoked Prime steak with shishito peppers and salsa verde; BBQ pork belly with hoisin sauce; smoked pork sausage with papaya salad, Thai chili sauce and peanuts; Texas sweet corn with yuzu aioli, oak-grilled snap peas with kimchee emulsion, and smoked baby back ribs with cauliflower pickle.