August 20, 2013

BBQ in the USA

Call it barbecue, barbeque, BBQ or even 'cue. This country knows how to grill some meat. Here's a fat-threaded tour of BBQ in the USA.
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Just look at this brisket from Bludso's Bar and Que in Hollywood. Behold it. Cherish it. Make it your own.
Anne Fishbein
Just look at this brisket from Bludso's Bar and Que in Hollywood. Behold it. Cherish it. Make it your own.
Chicken + sauce + bread = all you need at Lil' Mickey's Memphis Barbeque in St. Louis.
Jennifer Silverberg
Chicken + sauce + bread = all you need at Lil' Mickey's Memphis Barbeque in St. Louis.
There's a simple symmetry to the sides at Bludso's Bar and Que in Hollywood.
Anne Fishbein
There's a simple symmetry to the sides at Bludso's Bar and Que in Hollywood.
We can't stop staring at the hands of this woman at the Big Denver Barbecue Block Party. Yes, her hands. She knows the stability of an even spread.
Brandon Marshall
We can't stop staring at the hands of this woman at the Big Denver Barbecue Block Party. Yes, her hands. She knows the stability of an even spread.
This pecan pie at the Georgia Pig in South Florida is probably better pronounced as "pee-can" pie.
CandaceWest.com
This pecan pie at the Georgia Pig in South Florida is probably better pronounced as "pee-can" pie.
Great barbecue in New York City? Great barbecue in New York City! Look at this specimen from BrisketTown.
Great barbecue in New York City? Great barbecue in New York City! Look at this specimen from BrisketTown.
The brisket sandwich at Hendricks BBQ in St. Louis is a Platonic ideal.
Jennifer Silverberg
The brisket sandwich at Hendricks BBQ in St. Louis is a Platonic ideal.
Beef is archetypal 'cue, but these chickens from Pork on a Fork in Phoenix also count.
Beef is archetypal 'cue, but these chickens from Pork on a Fork in Phoenix also count.
Don't forget the sides, like these sweet potato fries from Gourmet Command Center at the Arizona Barbecue Festival 2013.
Diana Lustig
Don't forget the sides, like these sweet potato fries from Gourmet Command Center at the Arizona Barbecue Festival 2013.
This ain't no sandwich. It's a sammich, fresh from Bryan's Black Mountain Barbecue in Cave Creek, Arizona.
Jamie Peachey
This ain't no sandwich. It's a sammich, fresh from Bryan's Black Mountain Barbecue in Cave Creek, Arizona.