The Oak Cliff restaurant is featured in the October Advocate, and even though it’s been around for almost 30 years, El Ranchito is packed almsot every day. It’s a favorite spot for family celebrations, and I didn’t know until I read our story that El Ranchito buys its cabrito from a farm in Weatherford.
But did you know that building was the original Sonny Bryan’s Smokehouse? Well, sort of. The second generation of Dallas’s barbecueing Bryans, William Jennings Bryan, opened a restaurant there in 1935.