There are few people who haven’t heard of Whup’s Boomerang Barbeque these days, especially in Central Texas. This barbecue joint has created a buzz that has gained the attention of travelers from miles far away and has also gained the attention of Texas Monthly Magazine.
When the best of the best BBQ joints in Texas are mentioned Whup’s BBQ is in the rankings.
Whup’s Boomerang BBQ in Marlin, Texas has been featured in Texas Monthly magazine three times now. The first time Whup’s was featured in the magazine was in 2008, listed as one of “The Top 50 BBQ Joints in Texas”, 2013 “Top 50 BBQ Joints In The World”, and 2018 listed in “Where To Find The Heart of Texas Barbecue”.
When you get this kind of recognition you know that you’re doing something right.
Whup’s opened in the year of 2000 and Mr. Ben Washington who is the owner/pit master has been consistent with serving quality BBQ every since. Mr. Washington began barbecuing in the early 70’s for family functions and one thing led to another. He worked at Pepsi for 25 years as a truck delivery driver. During his tenure at Pepsi he would barbecue for the company picnics. Those who tasted his product were hooked and people knew they were in for a treat whenever he would barbecue for the event.
Still to this day people become hooked once they get a taste of Whup’s Boomerang BBQ.
The word “boomerang” definitely fits the name because people keep coming back for more. People from all over Texas have visited Whup’s and the reviews on Google Maps prove why Whup’s is considered one of the best BBQ spots in Texas.
Mr. Washington attributes all of his success to hard work, patience, perseverance, and his faith in God.
If you haven’t visited Whup’s yet come on down to Marlin, Texas and experience why the experts consider Whup’s “The Best of The Best”.
Check out Mr. Ben Washington’s 2016 interview with Soul Fishing Media.