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Baby Blues BBQ

444 Lincoln Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90291


There is every reason to be suspicious of newfangled barbecue joints, the kind that try hard to look hip and homespun…

Website: http://babybluesvenice.com

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Bludso’s Bar-&-Que

609 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90036


We fell in love with Kevin Bludso’s barbecue on a rickety stool at his original Compton shack. The spice-rubbed brisket and stand-a-fork-in-it mac and cheese require no trappings.

Website: http://www.barandque.com/


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Boneyard Bistro

13539 Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 91423


If the idea of “rib chic” strikes your fancy, make a reservation. The place is small and packed with folks who like their hickory-smoked baby backs…

Website: http://boneyardbistro.com

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Dr. Hogly Wogly’s Tyler Texas BBQ

8136 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 91402


Generally considered to be home of the best Texas-style barbecue in town…

Website: http://hoglywogly.com

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Gus’s Barbecue

808 Fair Oaks Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 91030


The South Pasadena institution, long regarded more for its neon sign than for its food, has been spiffed up by new owners…

Website: http://gussbbq.com

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Park’s BBQ

955 S Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90006


There’s Korean barbecue and then there’s Park’s, an unremarkable-looking space where the tables are covered with enough heavily marbled slices of beef to make a butcher weep.

Website: http://parksbbq.com/


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4307 Leimert Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90008


For a generation of Angelenos, the take-out window of this Leimert Park hole-in-the-wall has been an initiation of sorts…

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