The Smoke Joint

Restaurants, Barbecue Fort Greene
Photograph: Beth Levendis
This friendly, unassuming restaurant boasts an impeccable pedigree: It's a collaborative effort from Craig Samuel (City Hall) and Ben Grossman (Picholine). Seating is comfy and simple—bare wooden tables indoors and on a glass-enclosed porch. Most meats are dry-rubbed and all are served alongside a pair of sauces (Jointsmoke and Hollapeno). The short ribs and pulled pork sandwich are both standouts. For a simple yet seductive surprise, try the iceberg wedge served with chunky blue-cheese dressing; it'll tempt you to lick the plate—really.


Venue name: The Smoke Joint
Address: 87 South Elliott Pl
Cross street: between Fulton St and Lafayette Ave
Opening hours: Mon–Thu, Sun noon–10pm; Fri, Sat 11am–11pm
Transport: Subway: C to Lafayette Ave; G to Fulton St; B, M, Q, R to DeKalb Ave
Price: Average main course: $13. AmEx, Disc, MC, V
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