Lunch at Central BBQ

After seeing the National Civil Rights Museum, I walked over to Central BBQ nearby for a brief lunch before heading back to my hotel. I heard it was one of the best spots for Memphis-style barbecue. You place your order, take your number, and seat yourself. I sat at the bar. They have some local…

Franklin Barbecue: Worth The Wait?

If there was one place I had to go to while in Austin, it would have to be Franklin Barbecue. I’ve been hearing about this place for a few years now, always seeing it on television and reading multiple articles about it. Aaron Franklin made quite a name for himself in the barbecue world. Holder…

Hamilton Pork

I visited a friend in Jersey City and we had a much needed night out at Hamilton Pork for dinner. Formerly a Vespa dealer, this barbecue restaurant offers a simple sustainable menu of meats, sides, tacos, sandwiches, and cocktails. They also offer happy hour and brunch. There were a few people waiting by the hostess…

Fink’s BBQ Smokehouse

I’m always looking for good barbecue places, so after a few recommendations, we decided to have lunch at Fink’s BBQ Smokehouse in Dumont. This casual barbecue joint serves pit-smoked meats, Southern dishes, signature sides, cocktails, and desserts. They had some boozy drinks available. I tried the Texas Tea. It’s house-brewed tea with simple syrup, Sweet Carolina…

The Slow Bone

The Slow Bone 2234 Irving Blvd Dallas, TX 75207 (214) 377-7727 Website

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que 224 Market Street Newark, NJ 07102 (862) 214-6100 Website

Hill Country Barbecue

My friend was in the mood for barbecue and suggested Hill Country Barbecue. He’s a big fan of the place. I’m not picky and I’m always up for going somewhere I’ve never been before. You order the meats by the pound, then take your tray to the cafeteria display of sides before heading to the…