Arnold Schwarzenegger stopped for barbecue in Austin Wednesday -- but he didn’t wait in line

1:25 p.m Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Food
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Forget your lines. Forget what Texas Monthly says. Forget your pit tours and your pitmasters and your brisket that you smoked at a temperature so low it took a week, a whole week, to cook. 

When Arnold Schwarzenegger comes to Austin there’s only one pitmaster he answers to. And that’s Rudy.

Where does the man made of meat stop for meat when he visits Central Texas? Rudy’s Bar-B-Q, where the line is fast-moving if there is one, the white bread comes in a bag and the corn is really, really creamed. 

Schwarzenegger was spotted at the Westlake location of the barbecue chain around lunchtime Wednesday. No word on why the actor and former California governor was in town, but he did share a quick review of his lunch on Snapchat.

Screenshot via Snapchat

Schwarzenegger said the ribs he ordered were the “best of the best” and said he “loved it,” calling the meal “the best meal I’ve ever had at a gas station.”

Hey, don’t worry though, Aaron. He could be back. 

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