The Year in Meat! (2012)
Meat, meat, meat, meat. Barbecue, sausage, burgers and brisket, oh the brisket. Yes, it's the year in meat photos for 2012, from carnivore hubs like St. Louis, Houston, New York, San Francisco and points between.
The barbecue pits behind Kenny Hall in Texas. The purpose of a barbecue restaurant is to make a profit, not to preserve culinary traditions. Restaurants aren't where American barbecue came from. In fact, the tradition of open-pit barbecues in Texas predates the Civil War. See more: Community Cue: An American Tradition
Ochoa's Chorizo in Santa Ana, a storefront plopped in the middle of the city's industrial nothingness. See more: Ochoa's Chorizo With Amnesty
Kevin P. Casey
Smoked sirloin sandwich from Kickin' Boot Whiskey Kitchen in the Ballard neighborhood in Seattle. See more: Food Porn: Kickin' Boot
Buffalo chicken livers that should make every chicken wing joint rethink its business plan, from Bitterroot BBQ in Seattle. See more: Food Porn: Ballard BBQ
At Boukies in New York, what could be better than a rack of grilled lamb chops bolstered with lemon potatoes? See more: Our 10 Best Lamb Dishes in NYC