Wunsche Bros Café & Saloon is a Texas Historical Landmark that opened in 1902 in Old Town Spring. The café is known throughout the years for its hand formed burgers, Texas sized chicken fried steak, homemade beer bread, and legendary whiskey cake as well as strong bourbon and ice-cold beer.

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Pig Wings

  • 8 oz. fresh pork shank
  • 6 oz. Wunsche Bros BBQ sauce

Pork Brine

  • 1 gallon water
  • 1 cup kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 whole onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp black peppercorn
  • 4 bay leaves

Pork Rub

  • 1 cup kosher salt
  • 1/8 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp onion powder
  • 2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp chili powder

Chipotle Coleslaw

  • 1/4 head green cabbage, finely sliced
  • 1 carrot, finely sliced
  • 1 jalapeño, finely sliced
  • 1 bunch cilantro, chopped
  • 1 red onion, finely sliced
  • 4 oz. chipotle ranch


For Pork Shank:

  1. Combine the brine ingredients and submerge pork shank
  2. Allow to marinate for 8 hours
  3. Remove from brine and season liberally with Wunsche Pork Rub
  4. Smoke pork shanks for 8 hours
  5. Fry the smoked pork shanks for 8 minutes and toss in Wunsche Bros BBQ sauce

For Chipotle Coleslaw:

  1. Combine all vegetables in a large bowl and toss with Chipotle ranch
  2. Serve pork shanks over a bed of Chipotle coleslaw

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Wunsche Bros.

103 Midway St
Spring, TX 77373  |  Map

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