DC Barbecue Joints

For the historic night, chef Ed Reavis and Jennifer Meltzer—the ownership team—plan a menu for two with Texas Style Brisket, BBQ Chicken and Carolina Pulled Pork

Money Muscle BBQ offers Election Day dinner for two

Food truck offers spread for historic night

Recently-launched Money Muscle BBQ, a black-owned food truck, will offer a special election night dinner for two. For the historic night, chef Ed Reavis and Jennifer Meltzer—the ownership team—plan a menu for two with Texas Style Brisket, BBQ Chicken and Carolina Pulled Pork.

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Smokecraft Modern Barbecue, a new Clarendon, Arlington barbecue destination, complete with a championship pedigree, will open its doors, and smokers, on July 31. The owner and pitmaster, Andrew Darnelle, delayed the spring opening of the restaurant to develop plans to comply safely with safety guidelines

Smokecraft Modern Barbecue opens in Arlington in July

Award-winning BBQ headed to Clarendon neighborhood

Luaren "LP" Paylor will head the Smokecraft beverage program , which will complement the adventurous barbecue menu. Smokecraft Modern Barbecue, a new Clarendon, Arlington barbecue destination, complete with a championship pedigree, will open its doors, and smokers, on July 31.
Luaren “LP” Paylor will head the Smokecraft beverage program , which will complement the adventurous barbecue menu. Photo by Smokecraft.

Smokecraft Modern Barbecue, a new Clarendon, Arlington barbecue destination, complete with a championship pedigree, will open its doors, and smokers, on July 31. The owner and pitmaster, Andrew Darnelle, delayed the spring opening of the restaurant to develop plans to comply with safety guidelines erected by the CDC and the Commonwealth of Virginia. A rapid takeout program will also be in place.

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Washington Post Best D.C. Barbecue List 2018

Rankings extended to top 11 in 2018, best D.C. barbecue list notes local scene in flux

The Washington Post has its “Best D.C. Barbecue Joints” list out for 2018. Some surprises are certainly in store for die-hard D.C.-area barbecue fans and followers. Hill Country Barbecue dropped in its ranking this time to 4th; in fact, the review is not so pleasant, but provides room for improvement for the well-respected local icon in next year’s evaluation. There are also newcomers to the list

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