After reading about Hill Country BBQ a week ago, I felt compelled to mention the joint to a friend of mine who's from Lockhart, TX. It was the first time he had heard about the place, despite the fact that he's apparently family friends with just about everyone involved with the restaurant. After a few back-and-forths via e-mail, he just sent me the following:
"My parents saw half of Lockhart at a wedding this past weekend and have shared even more info...my parents tell me that Ricky Schmidt (the owner of Kreuz) has actually passed on some of the trade secrets to Glosserman as well as gone up to New York to give the operation a once over and actually approves. He's always been a real hard ass...in fact he has been known to actually run customers out of Kreuz after they asked where the sauce was."
So, there you go. I know the buzz around here is pretty solid already, but I figured that was still worth sharing.