Category Archives: Barbecue

Texas Jack’s

Texas Jack’s, web site, 2761 Washington Blvd., Arlington, VA, 703-875-0477 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google+ | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp] They actually serve West Texas barbecue, El Paso style. Thick … Continue reading

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Iron Age

Iron Age, preliminary web site, 6023 Centreville Crest Lane, Centreville, VA, 517-403-9743 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Ylp | Don Rockwell | TripAdvisor] Korean barbecue, with a nod in the Asian fusion direction, as the place emphasizes … Continue reading

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DCity SmokeHouse

DCity SmokeHouse, web site, 8 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 202-733-1919, they open at noon (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | HungryLobbyist | City Paper | Ylp | Don Rockwell] This is … Continue reading

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Pork Barrel BBQ

Pork Barrel BBQ, web site, 2312 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, Del Rey, VA, 703-822-5699 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | Trip Advisor | Don Rockwell | Yelp] The ribs are decent in the flavor department, but … Continue reading

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John Brown Smokehouse

John Brown Smokehouse, web site, 25-08 37th Avenue (Crescent Street), Long Island City, Queens, NY, 718-361-0085 [NY Mag | NY Daily News | PigTrip | Yelp] photo credit: Dougtone Set in the middle of nowhere, these are the best burnt … Continue reading

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Hill Country

Hill Country, web site, 410 7th Street NW, Washington, DC (at D Street NW), 202-556-2050 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | Don Rockwell | Yelp | Gayot] This is a tough place … Continue reading

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Barbecue Heaven is in Lockhart, Texas

Smitty’s Market, web site, 208 South Commerce, Lockhart, TX, 512-398-9344 [Marginal Revolution | Yahoo | Austin Chronicle | emerils.com] Check out the photos. My vote goes to Smitty’s, in Lockhart, Texas. Lexington Barbecue wins “most overrated.” Thanks to Arnold Kling … Continue reading

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Riedel’s

Riedel’s, 4221-B Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 202-966-4567, I believe they are not open for weekend lunches (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) White cloth napkins, say no more. Update June 15, 2006: A commenter says it’s closed. … Continue reading

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Jerk Pit

Jerk Pit, 8145-C Baltimore Avenue, Rt. 1, College Park, MD, 301-441-4786 [WaPo | City Paper | Gayot] Yes, jerk is a form of barbecue. The wings are recommended. Fridays they have oxtail stew. Service is slow, because they do it … Continue reading

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Pierce’s Pitt Bar-B-Que

Pierce’s Pitt Bar-B-Que, web site, 447 East Rochambeau Drive, Williamsburg, VA, 757-565-2955, near Williamsburg, off Rt. 64 [10 Best | Activer Diner | Citysearch] Pulled pork, recommended by many of my correspondents. They still have an open pit, which is … Continue reading

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