Chef Andy Husbands has years of practice, particularly as a member of New England's first competitive barbecue team to win the Jack Daniels World BBQ Championship, so this ‘cue is top notch. Platters of ribs, burnt ends, smoked turkey and other meats are matched by hearty sides, like pimento mac ‘n cheese, bacon collards and cornbread with honey sea salt butter. The bar carries more than 200 whiskies, the perfect beverage to wash down a meaty feast.
Barbecue snobs may only go to places like Texas, Kansas City or the Carolinas to get their fix—but quite a few joints around Boston hold their own when it comes to the art of slow-cooked meats. Whether it's brisket or ribs, wings or burnt ends, you can satisfy your craving for barbecue, sauce and Southern sides without traveling too far. Our list of the best barbecue in Boston is obviously geared towards our city's carnivores, but there are plenty of plant-based eating options that you can find in our guides to the best vegetarian restaurants in Boston and best vegan restaurants in Boston.
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