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Meet the Women Leading LA’s Barbecue Revolution

From Chinese-American smoked meat mashups to brisket and ribs with a side of Southern comfort, female pitmasters are pushing barbecue boundaries in Los Angeles

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24 Underground Barbecue Pop-Ups Redefining the Scene in LA

Backyards, brewery pop-ups, and on-the-sly meats at your fingertips

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Deep Pit Beef Is California’s Forgotten Barbecue Style

Once a dominant form of barbecue in California, the historic dish has almost disappeared in the state

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13 Restaurants Preparing Smoky Barbecued Vegetables

13 Restaurants Preparing Smoky Barbecued Vegetables

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Witness the Renaissance of LA’s Black Barbecue Scene

After years of Texas-style barbecue’s dominance, LA’s modern smoked meat scene is turning back to its Black roots

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14 Scene-Stealing Barbecue Sides in Los Angeles

Baked beans, collard greens, Salvadoran rice, and more

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8 Essential Hong Kong-Style Barbecue Restaurants in LA

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How Pitmaster Shalamar Lane Carries on Family Traditions at My Father’s Barbeque

Family recipes based in Alabama and Texas-style barbecue techniques come together at the Carson, California restaurant

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Make Way For the Orange County Smoke Queen

Winnie Yee-Lakhani is smoking Chinese-American barbecue mashups for her growing list of Southern California fans

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The Hidden Origins of LA’s Legendary Barrel Barbecue Pits

A small group of local producers has been supplying LA with the barrel pits on street corners and in backyards for decades

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21 Road Trip-Worthy Barbecue Destinations Outside of Los Angeles

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Rodney’s Ribs Serves Pasadena’s Best Barbecue Out of a CVS Parking Lot

With pork ribs and brisket, Rodney Jenkins has steadily built a following of loyal locals for his smoker-on-wheels

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Some People Say Wood Makes or Breaks Barbecue. LA’s Pitmasters Disagree.

The idea that the best barbecue is only possible with certain types of wood doesn’t fly in Los Angeles

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How the Park’s Finest Grew From Neighborhood Cookout to Filipino Barbecue Heavyweight

LA’s best Filipino barbecue destination was a community fixture long before it got national recognition

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LA’s Great Barbecue Boom

A week-long exploration of Southern California’s emergence as one of America’s best barbecue regions

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An Incomplete History of Los Angeles Barbecue

From earth ovens to the future of the smoked meat scene in Southern California

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Growing Up on Los Angeles’s Black Barbecue

In the 1970s and 1980s, zig-zagging across the city to pick up food for summer barbecues became a rite of passage for one writer

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21 Essential Barbecue Restaurants in Los Angeles, Summer 2021

Bobby Brown and Four Other Musicians With Their Own Barbecue Sauces

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12 Impressive Stops for Central Coast Barbecue in California

Super Good Brisket But Weird Sauces at Maple Block Meat Co.

Four New School Barbecue Options to Try Right Now in LA

LA’s Own Hiatus Urban Barbecue Expands to Orange County Next Year

LA's Oldest Barbecue Restaurant Isn't Stuck in Time

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The Hottest Korean Barbecue Restaurants in Los Angeles, Summer 2016

Barrel & Ashes, Friday 12 p.m.

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12 Smoky Barbecue Destinations in the San Fernando Valley

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Where to Find LA's Best Barbecue Ribs

Finding the Most Overlooked Barbecue Spots in Los Angeles

This Barbecue Brisket Mac & Cheese Burrito Will Demolish Your Hunger

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The Essential Barbecue Spots in Los Angeles

Here's How to Make LA's Barbecue Scene Better