Sure, Boston's not exactly known for being a barbecue town, but there are still plenty of places to satisfy the craving if you can't get down South any time soon. Purists and barbecue newbies alike can debate endlessly about which local spots come closest to the real thing and which aren't worth your time, but here's a handy sampling of some of the well-loved Southern-style barbecue restaurants you can find in the Boston area, serving everything from Kansas City burnt ends to Texas brisket and plenty of other hunks of smoked meat.
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This map was originally published on June 13, 2016; it is updated periodically, and the date of the most recent update appears above.Read More