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Proud of East Texas: Stanley's Famous Pit Bar-B-Q

By Joan Hallmark

Stanley's famous Pit Bar-B-Q had already been a local tradition for over 60 years when Nick Pencis bought it four years ago. When Pencis bought Stanley's, he also got longtime customers , as well as winning professional accolades.

Perhaps the biggest triumph came with the Texas Monthly Festival, where Stanley's ribs were picked as "the Best Pork Ribs of 2010, out of all the state's best barbecue. Stanley's has also been featured in magazines, a book, and on national television.

Pencis says the secret to Stanley's success is doing the best they can at what they do and loving their customers.

Stanley's Famous Pit bar-B-Q is located at 525 South Beckham Avenue, Tyler.

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