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An Ode to Roadside Grilling in West TexasIf you’ve ever road-tripped to West Texas, then you’ll know that getting there is half the fun. There’s nothing quite like driving for hours on lonesome highways, watching hills rise into mountains and trees transform into spider-like ocotillos that crawl toward the expansive sky. Beyond the dramatic clouds, vast sense of space, and spectacular desert sunsets, there is one more constant I always noticed but could never comprehend: The grills planted right on the side of the road. There are highways all over the area where you can spot them. From Marfa to Alpine, from Valentine to Van Horn, you’ll find grills of the exact same dimensions. The 75-mile Davis Mountains Scenic Loop (also the state’s highest public highway, at 6,700 feet) holds the most grills…

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