Brisket. Few words have such power to make mouths water. Brisket is the backbone of Texas barbecue and the starting point for Irish corned beef, Jewish pastrami and Vietnamese pho. We’ll take you on a world tour from Franklin Barbecue in Austin, TX to Katz’s Deli in NYC.. Experience a brisket ramen that bridges Texas and Tokyo and grill Korean BBQ that allows you to cook brisket in less than a minute.