Barbecue

Virgil’s Real BBQ

Virgil’s Real BBQ

One of the most satisfying meat pits in the city that will bring out your inner cannibal with its fine, but unattractive dishes. After all,…

Texas Texas

Texas Texas

[CLOSED] There’s nothing like a little Southern flavor in the middle of every epileptic’s nightmare, Time Square. Assumedly constructed to draw in foreign tourists with…

Sawa BBQ

Sawa BBQ

[CLOSED] There are certainly some weird “fusion” places out there, but this is amongst the strangest. Actually fusion isn’t the correct word at all, as…

Mara's Homemade

Mara’s Homemade

[CLOSED] I really couldn’t tell you the difference between Arkansas, Alabama and Louisiana barbecue. I imagine it all involves pig and stuff, but other than…

Lexington Rib Co.

Lexington Rib Co.

[CLOSED] Damn I love grilled chicken. I mean, who knew an animal so stupid could taste so good? We’re not going to pretend that this…

Hog Pit II

The Hog Pit (II)

Moving up from The Meat Packing District to Chelsea is a weird move for this honky-tonk barbecue joint. Ignore the fact it now sits directly…

The Hog Pit

The Hog Pit

[CLOSED at this location] Reopened: The Hog Pit II The last thing I would ever expect to see at a redneck barbeque place is a gay…

Hill Country

Hill Country

This is like the Katz’s Deli of barbecue places, and it’s not just the brisket that makes it so. Wait your turn with your Chilis-like…

Fette Sau

Fette Sau

I’m not really certain why they gave this thing a German name, as there seems to be little German about it. Instead it’s kind of…

Duke’s

Duke’s

Honestly, if you’re drunk, in the Union Square area and craving BBQ that just might kill you, there’s no place like Duke’s. If you’re sober,…

Daisy May's BBQ

Daisy May’s BBQ

How we even found this place is beyond me. After trekking to the outer-limits of the Isle of Manhattan (through a rainstorm no less), we…

Blue Smoke

Blue Smoke

I must admit that I have trouble keeping my ribs straight. No, I don’t mean I walk all funny and shit; it’s just that I…